• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

From the world wide web and global mobile phone networks, to digital music players and renewable energy sources, this subject shapes the everyday world around us. Highly skilled Electronic and Electrical Engineering graduates are in high demand and have opportunities to work all over the world.

The (Hons) Electronic and Electrical Engineering with a Foundation Year programme at Swansea University can lead to any full engineering degree. It is not a qualification in its own right, but the first year of a four-year BEng degree.

As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of advanced specialist equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the wider industry.

Career

Graduates of Electronic and Electrical Engineering are set on course for a range of stimulating opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles: 

  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Control and Instrumentation Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • IT Consultant
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • Technical Sales Engineer

Accreditation

  • As a student studying on the foundation year, don’t worry that you will miss out on an accredited engineering degree. You won’t. The courses are accredited by a range of professional institutions. Depending on which course you choose, will depend on which Professional Body accredits your degree.
  • The various examples of accreditation organisations include IET, IMechE, IOM3, IChemE, RAeS.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Mechanics
  • Thermofluid Mechanics
  • Development of Key Skills for Engineers
  • Basic Engineering Analysis 
  • Fundamentals of Materials
  • Foundation Chemistry

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate - applicants will be able to meet our requirements from three A-levels or two A-levels and the Skills Challenge Certificate.
  • Extended Project Qualification - applicants predicted grade B or above in EPQ will receive an offer with a one-grade reduction.  e.g., an offer of AAB would become ABB plus EPQ B.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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