Glyndwr University, Wrexham

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Glyndwr University, Wrexham Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Glyndŵr University (Prifysgol Glyndŵr)

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The continuing rapid expansion of technology calls for highly qualified and skilled electronic and electrical engineers. Studying electrical and electronic engineering will prepare you for a vast range of exciting careers, equipping you with technical engineering skills as well as technology, communication and design expertise.

On this practical, hands-on degree you’ll use our on-site advanced facilities to help prepare you for the demands of working in this industry.

Using our computer-aided design (CAD), electronics and engineering laboratories you’ll be trained industry-standard software packages to equip you with all technical skills you’ll need.

You will investigate the theory of electrical and electronic engineering and then put your learning into practice, developing skills in CAD, computer application, business management and project management.

You’ll discover specialist topics you will study include analogue and digital electronics, software design, digital signal processing, control engineering, microprocessors, radio systems and industrial control systems.

Course details

Modules

YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4)

The level 4 modules are common to both the electrical and electronic programmes, these modules will lay the foundations for the rest of your degree programme and will equip you with the core theoretical and practical skills you will need to successfully complete the remaining years of study.

MODULES

Mechanical Science
Electrical Science
Energy Systems & Sustainability
Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Design and Practice
Analogue & Digital Electronics

YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5)

In this year you will specialise in your chosen route. You will study a combination of core modules and either the electrical or electronic modules at level 5, depending on your chosen route of study.

MODULES

Business, Research & Professional Development
Further Engineering Mathematics
Instrumentation & Control
PLC’s
Embedded Systems
Electrical Power Engineering

YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6)

The focus of your final year will be your supervised engineering project. This will give you the opportunity to showcase the engineering skills that you’ve developed in years 1 and 2. The rest of the level 6 credits for your final year will comprise of either electrical or electronic modules, depending on your chosen route of study.

MODULES

Dissertation (Honours)
Engineering Modelling and Simulation
Electronics, Design & Testing
Further Control Engineering
Industrial communication Systems (Electronic Optional)
Power Electronics & Electric Drives (Electrical Optional)

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

Glyndŵr University engineering courses are assessed by a range of methods including assignments, laboratory experiments, case studies, CAD and formal examinations. A combination of these will form the basis of your assessment. There are no formal examinations on the first year of the honours degrees.

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential.

We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.


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 code H600
Institution code G53
Campus name Wrexham
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, please apply through Centurus at https://centurusone.com/apply/1111.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points including Level 3 Maths or Physics.
A level BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma 112 UCAS Tariff points
Scottish Higher 112 UCAS Tariff points
AS Accepted alongside A-Levels as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal 112 UCAS Tariff points
Extended Project Accepted as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 112 UCAS Tariff points from International Baccalaureate Certificates
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 112 UCAS Tariff points
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Accepted alongside Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff requirement.
Scottish Advanced Higher 112 UCAS Tariff points
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Accepted as part of overall 112 UCAS Tariff point requirement.

Wrexham Glyndwr University takes into account a variety of qualifications and experience when considering applications to our programmes. If you are unsure if the qualifications you currently hold will be accepted for entry, or if you're not sure you'll achieve the required UCAS Tariff points, please contact us at enquiries@glyndwr.ac.uk for further advice and guidance.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 * Year 1
EU £9,000 * Year 1
International £11,750 * Year 1
England £9,000 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 * Year 1
Scotland £9,000 * Year 1
Wales £9,000 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

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Glyndwr University, Wrexham
Plas Coch
Mold Road
Wrexham
LL11 2AW


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