48 months
22650 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Become a leader in the continuing innovation of modern communications ​with this Electronic and Communication Engineering (Hons) programme from the University of York.

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Telephone, radio, satellite communications, the internet, mobile phones – each new development has revolutionised the way we live and the way we think about our world.

Electronic communications encompass a wide range of technologies from fibre-optics to mobile technology, from satellite engineering to the internet, and more.

This Electronic and Communication Engineering (Hons) programme from the University of York will consolidate your knowledge of fundamental principles and introduce you to more advanced concepts. You'll experience a large team software engineering project, as well as managing a substantial individual project, allowing you to develop the knowledge and skills required to become a leader in the industry. 

With an increased choice of advanced option modules, you'll have the opportunity to engage with world-class research and work with our latest innovative technology. 

Careers and skills

The growth of the electronics industry means demand for new engineers is always high. Our students enter a wide range of jobs relating to electronic engineering, including software and hardware development.

For those wishing to take different career paths, the transferable skills you'll develop are highly valuable. Mathematics, programming, team working and technical management are sought after in a huge range of sectors, from media to financial services. Recent employers have included Jaguar Land Rover, IBM, Qinetiq, ARM, BBC, BT and Network Rail. Find out more about our graduate destinations and graduate profiles.


This course is fully accredited by the IET and fulfils the training requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. Our courses have been continually accredited for 25 years.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Design
  • Analogue Electronics and Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Digital Circuits
  • Digital Systems
  • Design, Construction and Test
  • Java Programming
  • Engineering Mathematics, Signals and Systems
  • Noise, Waves and Fields
  • Semiconductor Devices and Circuits

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A levels

  • AAA including Maths. Arts and humanities subjects are welcome.

BTEC National Extended Diploma

  • DDD from the BTEC National Extended Diploma in any subject plus A level Maths grade A.
  • DD from the BTEC National Diploma in any subject plus A level Maths grade A.
  • If you are studying for a different combination of A levels and BTEC qualifications please contact us for advice.

Cambridge Pre-U

  • D3, D3, D3 including Mathematics

International Baccalaureate

  • 36 points overall with grade 6 in Maths at Higher Level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22650 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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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