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Broaden your practical skills and professional awareness by spending a year in industry as part of your Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Industrial Year (Hons) from University of Derby. The staff have excellent industry contacts to help you secure the ideal placement.

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Overview

Gain a real career advantage on this exciting degree which will put you at the forefront of future technologies. With the Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Industrial Year (Hons)  degree from University of Derby  on your CV, you can join one of the UK’s most in-demand professions. 

  • Prepare for rewarding careers in areas as diverse as avionics, medical electronics, automotive electrical and electronic systems, electrical power generation, the rail industry or music and entertainment
  • Choose a course accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and start your journey towards Chartered Engineer (CEng) status
  • Include an optional industry placement year as part of your studies to gain vital insights into professional practice
  • Study in an inspirational learning environment at our Markeaton Street site, home to our impressive new STEM Centre and fully equipped with laboratories, workshops and the latest technology
  • Learn from an expert teaching team experienced in the different branches of electrical and electronic engineering and who have produced many influential research publications and textbooks
  • Take the chance to get involved in far-reaching projects such as the ALICE experiment, on which we are working in partnership with leading organisations at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research

Careers

When you graduate, a wide range of employment opportunities will open up for you in electrical and electronic engineering. You could move into areas as diverse as avionics, medical electronics, automotive electrical and electronic systems, electrical power generation, the rail industry or music and entertainment.

Recent students have moved into roles involving electrical or electronic system design, installation and commissioning, programming, maintenance, and related activities. Derby graduates can now be found developing embedded systems in cars, electrical power distribution systems, railway signalling systems, or rolling stock enhancements. They are also managing major industrial processes, from breweries to assembly lines.

The numeracy and problem-solving skills you develop during the BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering will broaden your career scope further still, with alternative options including teaching, banking, accountancy, technical sales or management. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Signal and Circuit Analysis Techniques
  • Analogue and Digital Electronics
  • Engineering Workshop
  • Electromagnetic Principles
  • Design and Professional Studies
  • Sustainable Energy Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points - 120 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
  • Specific requirements at A-level - At least a C in Maths at A-level (or equivalent qualification), and at least one other Science A-level of either Physics or Design Technology
  • Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

Alternative entry qualifications:

  • BTEC - DDM
  • Access to HE Diploma - 60 credits: 45 at level 3 with a minimum of Dist: 15 Merit: 24 Pass: 6

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14045 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.

Part-time UK: £1,155 per module

Funding

  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 
  • Our new EU Transition Bursary offers financial support to our European students. If you normally reside in the EU and are starting your undergraduate or postgraduate taught course in September or January , you could be eligible for this reduction in your tuition fees. If you have home fee status or have EU settled or pre-settled status in the UK, you are not eligible for international scholarships but you may be eligible for the Derby Achievement Scholarship. 

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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