60 months
24500 GBP/year
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Combine electronic engineering expertise with advanced knowledge of computer hardware and software skills to develop the computer systems of the future. The Computer Systems Engineering (Hons) Including Placement Year degree offered at University of Bath.

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Our Computer Systems Engineering (Hons) Including Placement Year  course at University of Bath  prepares you for a career in an advancing field at the interface of engineering and computing. You'll gain in-depth knowledge of modern computer systems, software engineering, computer graphics and embedded programming to become a systems-level expert.

Learning the foundations of electronic, electrical and computer principles gives you a broad understanding of the subject. Later in your degree, you can specialise with a choice of units including embedded electronic systems, computational intelligence or electronic design.

Working with the latest digital technology, you'll design systems such as embedded microprocessors, programmable integrated circuits or high-performance computers. You'll learn how to use industry standard programming and hardware design languages, operating systems and applications.


We work with industrial partners to make sure our course content reflects the needs of engineering industries worldwide. You’ll graduate with the technical expertise and transferable skills that will open up employment opportunities for you. You can pursue a career in high-technology industries in electronics, power, aerospace, communications, robotics or manufacturing. Or you could find employment in other sectors such as IT, financial services, accountancy, the armed forces or business. Many of our graduates continue their studies to pursue an academic or research career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Electronic laboratory techniques and professional engineering practice 1
  • Circuit theory
  • Engineering physics
  • Signals, systems and communications
  • Microprocessors and interfacing
  • Digital electronics
  • Mathematics 
  • Electronic systems design and manufacture 1

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

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  • Only Overseas students are eligible to apply


600 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • AAA or A*AB including A in Mathematics and A in a second science or technology subject
  • D*DD in the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (RQF).
  • 36 points - International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • D*D*D* or D*DD plus A at A level
  • GCSE English Language or Literature grade 4 or C (or equivalent from English language category C)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24500 GBP per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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