36 months
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18050 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This Computer Hardware and Software Engineering (Hons) course at Coventry University focuses on the engineering and integration of hardware and software systems.

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Overview

This Computer Hardware and Software Engineering (Hons) course at Coventry University   is specially designed to bridge the gap between electronics/hardware engineering and computer science/software engineering. The course covers most aspects of software while focusing on the advanced hardware design based on FPGA and system design based on microcontroller.

This course aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to tackle challenges involved in the development of future technologies such as IoT, smart cities, autonomous car and green technologies.

Career prospects

Engineering remains one of the most in-demand jobs in the UK, with a particular shortage of Power System Engineers, Control Engineers and Protection Engineers. However, opportunities exist throughout the world for highly trained professionals who combine computing and engineering skills.

The course focuses on computer hardware-software design and integration, giving you the opportunity to gain substantial practical experience which aims to support you in demonstrating your capabilities to potential future employers upon successful completion.

Course content is regularly reviewed to reflect what is relevant and in demand in the industry. We seek external feedback from the External Examiner and a current group of professionals and subject experts from industry, universities and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) through the IET accreditation process. Please see the Accreditation and Professional recognition section for further information.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Operating Systems and Security

  • Object Oriented Programming

  • Analogue and Digital Electronics 

  • Embedded System Design and Development

  • Communication and Networking Systems

  • Manufacture of Electronic Systems for Regulatory Complicate

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 30 June - Late applications deadline
  • 4 July - UCAS Extra closes

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly.

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Level: BBC to include Mathematics and one from Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Engineering, Further Mathematics, Computer Science, Computing or Design Tech. Excludes General Studies.
  • BTEC: DMM in an Engineering subject, to include Merits in 'Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems' and 'Further Engineering Mathematics' units.
  • IB Diploma: 29 points to include Mathematics and one from Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology and IT at a higher level.
  • Access Grades: The Access to HE Diploma to include 30 Level 3 credits in Mathematics or Physical Science units. Plus GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade 4 or above.
  • GCSE requirement: Minimum 5 GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and Mathematics, or specified equivalents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18050 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

 

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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