36 months
22080 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Unlike pure computing degrees which often concentrate on the software, scientific and mathematical aspects of computing, this Electronic and Computer Engineering (Hons) course from University of York will provide you with a wider range of engineering skills, including in hardware and applications of computing to electronic systems. 

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Computers are all-pervasive.  Almost every aspect of daily life depends on highly sophisticated computing systems.

With continuing advances in technology, high user expectations and increasing statutory requirements, there is a high-demand for skilled engineers in electronic computing. 

The Electronic and Computer Engineering (Hons) course from University of York draws from the expertise of the Intelligent Systems and Nano-science Research Group at York.

You'll graduate with the abilities and approaches you will need to operate with confidence – as a designer, researcher or as a manager - in the challenging and rapidly changing world of computer engineering.

Careers and skills

The growth of the electronics industry means demand for new engineers is always high. We are ranked first in the UK for graduate employment within one year of leaving the University (Longitudinal Educational Outcomes, 2017). 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.

Career opportunities

  • Avionic systems engineering
  • Design engineering
  • Digital consultancy
  • Software and systems engineering
  • Cyber security
  • Telecommunications design
  • Broadcast engineering
  • Automotive safety
  • Visual effects


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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Design 
  • Analogue Electronics and Physics 
  • Mathematics 
  • Digital Circuits 
  • Digital Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A levels

  • ABB including Maths. Your other two subjects can be any apart from General Studies. We welcome arts and humanities subjects

BTEC National Extended Diploma

  • Pass with Distinction in Higher National Certificate or Higher National Diploma in Electronic and Electrical Engineering or a related subject.
  • BTEC National Extended Diploma in Engineering with an overall grade of DDM and A level Maths grade B
  • All applicants need Distinction in Further Maths for Technicians and Distinction in Further Electrical/Electronic Principles.

International Baccalaureate

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22080 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 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.


  • UK government loans
  • UK scholarships and bursaries
  • International scholarships
  • Country-specific funding
  • US loans

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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