From drones to smart technology, engineers with electronics and software skills are needed for our digital future.
Why Computer & Electronic Systems at Strathclyde?
Ranked No 1 in Scotland and No 5 in the UK by The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and No 6 in the UK by The Independent Complete University Guide 2020
Learn how to design electronic systems and use software engineering to develop the next generation of digital technology.
Access to IET Power Academy & Scholarship programme with paid work placements.
Gain international experience through studying abroad.
Triple professional accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Engineering Council and British Computer Society means you can choose to become a Chartered Engineer, IT Specialist or both.
91% graduate employment, with average starting salaries of £26,000 - £28,000 (UniSTATS). Hardware and software jobs exist across a broad range of engineering & technology sectors, including e-commerce, banking, IT, the automotive industry and cyber-security. Recent employers include Amazon, BAE Systems, GE Aviation, Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Siemens and Thales.
Recent graduate roles include:
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||University of Strathclyde|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBB - ABB||Maths, Physics; Year 2 entry: AAA-ABB (Maths, Physics, Computing).|
|Scottish Higher||AAAB||Maths A, Physics or Engineering Science.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||Maths HL5, Physics HL5.|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||Year 1 entry: HNC Electronics or Electrical Engineering, Engineering Maths 1 - 3, Graded Unit A; Year 2 entry: HND Electronics or Electrical Engineering, Engineering Maths 1 - 4, High Level Engineering Software, Analogue Electronic Principles, Combinational Logic, Sequential Logic, Graded Unit AA.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.