University of Essex has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
We are ranked among the top Computer Science (and Information Systems) departments on the planet according to the QS World University Rankings (2017). Electronics is essential to the modern world of instant global communication. BEng Communications Engineering at Essex is lead by expert research staff, who have contributed to some major breakthroughs in recent years. Our specialist facilities are used for research into areas including non-invasive brain-computer interfaces, intelligent environments, robotics, optoelectronics, video, RF and MW, printed circuit milling, and semiconductors. Our students are extremely happy - we achieved 92% student satisfaction (NSS 2017).This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). This accreditation is increasingly sought by employers, and provides the first stage towards eventual professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
Many of our courses offer a choice of optional modules to tailor your learning experience. More information about these can be found on the University of Essex website.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible 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||Colchester Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBB||Including Mathematics. Please note we are unable to accept A-level Use of Mathematics in place of A-level Mathematics.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Entry requirements for students studying BTEC qualifications are dependent on subjects studied. Advice can be provided on an individual basis. The standard required is generally at Distinction level.|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points||
Including Higher Level Mathematics grade 5, plus Standard Level Science grade 4 (if not taken at Higher Level). Science in the IB is not required if you have already achieved GCSE Science at grade C/4 or above.
We are also happy to consider a combination of separate IB Diploma Programmes at both Higher and Standard Level. Exact offer levels will vary depending on the range of subjects being taken at higher and standard level, and the course applied for. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.
In addition all applicants require GCSE Science at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent).
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Course contact detailsVisit our course page
Undergraduate Admissions Office
Fax: 01206 872808