48 months
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14600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Develop a solid grounding in electronic and electrical engineering, and set yourself up for success. This BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year course at University of Plymouth, covers applied mathematics, physics and electronic engineering. 

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Overview

With this BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year course at University of Plymouth you will experience being part of the University from the start, taught on campus by University lecturers and using University laboratories in practical sessions. You’ll take advantage of one-to-one mathematics support during term with our SUM: UP scheme. You will progress towards becoming a Chartered Engineer with appropriate professional training and experience.

Key Features:

  • Gain a solid base in mathematics, physics and the practical skills required for a degree in engineering.
  • Develop an innovative engineering or robotics project. Examples of previous projects include building an FM frequency bug, a small robot with on-board computer, and an electronic synthesiser.
  • Develop your skills as your degree continues with a variety of modules including analogue and digital electronics, microprocessors, electrical power systems and programming in the context of eco-focused embedded systems. We have a strong emphasis on both hardware design and software development.
  • Draw on our strong industry links and benefit from industry participation in course development, delivery and project sponsorship.
  • Develop highly practical skills and learn through doing. 
  • Immerse yourself in a degree accredited by the Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET) and meet the educational requirements for becoming a Chartered Engineer (CEng). 
  • Benefit from free IET membership while you are on the course.
  • Take advantage of our flexible course, allowing you to switch between electronics and robotics until your final year, as your interests develop. 
  • Advance with a course where our students are consistently recognised by industry as being both capable and well prepared for their careers. Our graduates regularly obtain placements and jobs at companies such as Allen & Heath, BAE Systems, Babcock Marine, GE Aviation, Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls-Royce.
  • 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.
  • Immerse yourself in hands-on laboratory sessions and a final year project module.
  • Make use of our well-equipped undergraduate laboratory space, one of the largest undergraduate laboratories in the country.
  • There is a possibility of transfer to BEng after the first year and MEng after the second year, subject to you demonstrating satisfactory progress.
  • Progress towards becoming a Chartered Engineer with appropriate professional training and experience.
  • Experience being part of the University from the start, taught on campus by University lecturers and using University laboratories in practical sessions.
  • Take advantage of one-to-one mathematics support during term with our SUM:UP scheme.
  • Discuss with your lecturers which degree to select towards the end of your first year of study.
  • The foundation year is an integral part of the extended degree. Completion of the foundation year will not lead to a separate award or qualification its own right but will provide access to Year 1 of your degree.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electronics

  • Mathematical Methods 

  • Applied Mathematics

  • Physics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS tariff
32 - 48
  • A level: from minimum of 2 A levels. Excluding general studies.
  • BTEC
18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: PPP.12 Unit BTEC National Certificate/QCF Diploma: MP.
  • 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. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us.

  • International Baccalaureate: 24 overall– English and mathematics must be included.
  • GCSE: mathematics and English at grade C/4 or above.
Mature students with appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply. For those who do not meet the requirements, please enquire for further details.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

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