Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)
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Course summary

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Graduates from this programme will be equipped with skills and knowledge at the forefront of their discipline to meet the specialised needs of industry, thus enhancing graduate employability. This programme is designed to enhance industrial relevance by focusing on the practical application of theory whilst maintaining academic rigour.

Course details

Modules

All foundation courses have common core modules in the first year offering instruction in skills such as maths, science and academic writing. Each stream also has specialised modules relating to the area of study. Common to all streams: Academic Writing (20 credits), Integrating Project (20 credits), Mathematics (10 credits), Further Mathematics (20 credits), Science (10 credits). Foundation in Electronics: Computer Systems (20 credits), Introduction to Electronics (20 credits).

Assessment method

The School of Applied Computing aims to produce graduates that help shape the future of electrical and electronic engineering. The course content is contemporary and shaped for employability through close links with local and national employers. Students are assessed through a combination of laboratory based practicals, assignments, presentations, projects and examinations. Module assessment is often by assignment, or assignment and examination. The final mark for some modules may include one or more pieces of course work set and completed during the module. Project work is assessed by written report and presentation. Students are encouraged to use our links with Software Alliance Wales and Go Wales to work on commercial schemes for their Major Project module. Go Wales provides the opportunity of paid work placements with local businesses.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 6 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code53R2
Institution code T80
Campus nameSA1 Waterfront Campus
Campus codeT

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

In choosing to study at university you are making a considerable investment in your future and it is a decision that we take seriously. We will make every effort to ensure that your experience as a student here will help you to develop your potential to the full. We will provide you with sound academic knowledge, but we also believe that the rich diversity of cultural and social experiences that you will have as a student here will help you develop a range of personal and professional qualities as we believe that these are both equally important considerations when choosing a university.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 points Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £11500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS