36 months
Duration
14600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Do you have the ambition to develop the electrical power systems and renewable energies of tomorrow? Whether focused on embedded microcontrollers, power converters, or high frequency communications, you’ll be developing your understanding of the high-level aspects of electronics on the BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering course offered at University of Plymouth. 

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Overview

At this BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering course offered at University of Plymouth you will balance teaching sessions with hands-on practical experiences throughout the course. You’ll draw on our strong industry links and benefit from industry participation in course development, delivery and project sponsorship. You’ll take advantage of our flexible course, allowing you to switch between electronics and robotics until your final year, as your interests develop.

Key Features:

  • From the day you join us until the day you graduate you’ll be testing and applying everything you learn in our fantastic labs.
  • Immerse yourself in a degree accredited by the Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET) to meet the educational requirements for chartered engineer (CEng) status after some additional learning, either workbased or further advanced study.
  • Ranked 14th overall in the country for electrical engineering (Guardian league tables 2020).
  • Develop highly practical skills and learn through doing. 
  • Draw on our strong industry links and benefit from industry participation in course development, delivery and project sponsorship.
  • Take advantage of our flexible course, allowing you to switch between electronics and robotics until your final year, as your interests develop.  
  • Benefit from free IET membership (while at University) as the University is an IET Academic Partner.
  • Take part in our final year student project open day, showcasing the excellence of the engineering skills development and the high levels of achievement of our undergraduates, with many industrially sponsored prizes awarded.
  • Balance laboratory sessions with hands-on practical experiences throughout the course. 
  • Develop your skills, with opportunities throughout your degree to build and program embedded systems, advanced mobile communications devices, and solar power systems.
  • Hone your expertise in your final year project, offering you a chance to design and develop an original system or device on the theme of your choice.
  • Demonstrate your abilities to future employers with your final year project. Many of our graduates quote this aspect as having helped them get a good job.
  • Access one of the largest undergraduate laboratory spaces in the country, which you can use to further your own understanding of communications, electronics and renewable energy technologies. 
  • Receive electronic tools for studying.
  • Transfer to MEng is possible after the first or second year following the demonstration of an excellent overall achievement. 
  • Study a broad range of topics from electrical and electronics, power, communications and microprocessors before choosing your final year project to gain expertise and experience in a specialist area.
  • To complement your formal learning we offer regular PALS sessions that provide the opportunity for you to learn with and from your peers. Share knowledge, discuss ideas, and ask questions in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Accreditation

Accredited by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Stage 1 Electrical/Robotics Placement Preparation 
  • Analogue Electronics 
  • Digital Electronics 
  • Embedded Software in Context 
  • Electrical Principles and Machines 
  • Engineering Mathematics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS tariff
120
  • A level
To include C @ A level Mathematics and grade C at second relevant subject. Relevant subjects include design technology, electronics, engineering, further mathematics, physics, pure mathematics, statistics, use of mathematics OR chemistry. Excluding general studies. 
  • BTEC
18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DDM in engineering/science/technology BTEC.
  • BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC.
  • International Baccalaureate - 30 overall to include 4 at Higher Level mathematics and 4 at Higher Level relevant second science/technology subject. English and mathematics must be included.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Part time (Home £770

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 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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