• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Studying the BEng Electronic Engineering (Hons) programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) you’ll learn the fundamental principles of electronic engineering and the programming skills necessary for modern embedded system design - all while developing an understanding of current practice in electronic system design.
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Overview

The BEng in Electronic Engineering (Hons) programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) aims to develop graduates with a broad understanding of current technology and practice in electronic engineering, covering the relevant aspects of analogue and digital electronic systems and additional specialist areas according to the option modules studied.

The discipline of electronic engineering encompasses a wide skills base and the emphasis of this course is placed on electronic system design rather than that of individual component devices. By concentrating on the principles fundamental to system level design, the course equips graduates with the knowledge, skills and confidence to thrive in the rapidly evolving field of electronic engineering and the transferrable skills to find employment in a diverse set of industrial and commercial sectors.

Course content is informed by our links with the Applied Digital Signal & Image Processing (ADSIP) Research Centre, research-active in areas including non-destructive evaluation, medical data analysis and computer vision.

On the BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering course, you will study various aspects of the subject, including analogue and digital electronic systems, microprocessor-based and microcontroller-based systems, FPGA and IC design, signal processing, and software development. The course includes option modules enabling you to select specialist topics according to your interests and aspirations, tailoring your programme of study to your own requirements. Each student undertakes two individual projects and a final-year group project.

Opportunities

Employability is central to our degree provision and you will be taught the basic aspects of electronic engineering to ensure you have the skills required to succeed in industry. Course delivery allows for you to specialise in your chosen area depending on module choices, including digital design, signal processing, real-time systems, neural networks and communications. This ensures your studies are shaped to suit your career aspirations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Full-time: Three years; four years sandwich

    Part-time
    • Duration description

      Part-time: Depends on level of entry and number of modules studied per year

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Analysis
  • Engineering Applications
  • Electronics and Electronic Practice
  • Digital Electronics and Programmable Systems
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electronic Systems Applications
  • Electronic Systems
  • Digital Systems

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

  • Our typical offer is 112 UCAS Points including Maths and Physics at C or STEM at C.  We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit including Maths units.
  • Pass Access Course: 112 UCAS Points  
  • International Baccalaureate:Pass Diploma with 112 UCAS points from Higher Level Subjects & HL5 in required subject.
  • IELTS: 6.0 with no score lower than 5.5
  • GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent 

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13700 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Sandwich year out £1,000 (UK/EU)
  • Part-time: £1,540 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)

Living costs for Preston

  • 751 - 1430 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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