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Computer Systems Engineering (with placement) MEng (Hons)

University of Bath

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Combine electronic engineering expertise with advanced knowledge of computer hardware and software skills to develop the computer systems of the future.Our course prepares you for a career in an advancing field at the interface of engineering and computing. You'll gain in-depth knowledge of modern computer systems, software engineering, computer graphics and embedded programming to become a systems-level expert.Learning the foundations of electronic, electrical and computer principles gives you a broad understanding of the subject. Later in your degree, you can specialise with a choice of units including embedded electronic systems, computational intelligence or electronic design.Working with the latest digital technology, you'll design systems such as embedded microprocessors, programmable integrated circuits or high-performance computers. You'll learn how to use industry standard programming and hardware design languages, operating systems and applications. Group and individual projects are an important part of your learning experience. They give you technical, business and management skills to solve engineering problems relevant to industry. You could explore areas including computer systems design and integration, or information systems and interfaces.Our MEng degrees give you an in-depth study experience through advanced taught units and project work and fulfil the educational requirements you need to become a Chartered Engineer.TeachingYou’ll learn from academics with expertise in electronic and electrical engineering. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience.FacilitiesYou'll have access to facilities specially equipped for your degree. Our laboratories are designed to be similar to industrial workspaces so you gain an insight into what it is like to work in a professional environment. These include laboratories for autonomous systems, robotics, tomography, bioelectronics, superconductivity and power electronics. We also have facilities for opto- and nano-electronics, additive manufacturing, printed circuit board prototyping and a mechanical workshop.Watch our video to see the facilities you'll use as part of your degree.CareersWe work with industrial partners to make sure our course content reflects the needs of engineering industries worldwide. You’ll graduate with the technical expertise and transferable skills that will open up employment opportunities for you. You can pursue a career in high-technology industries in electronics, power, aerospace, communications, robotics or manufacturing. Or you could find employment in other sectors such as IT, financial services, accountancy, the armed forces or business. Many of our graduates continue their studies to pursue an academic or research career.

Application deadline

26 January

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A level : AAA - A*AB

AAA or A*AB including A in Mathematics and a second science or technology subjectIf you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.Alternative A level offer:AAB including A in Mathematics and one other science or technology subject plus one of:grade A in an EPQgrade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificategrade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectivesgrade A in AS level Further Mathematicsgrade B in a fourth A level, where your four A

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University information

University of Bath

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 7AY, England

The university boasts a vibrant international student community. Over 145 nationalities are represented among its 3,600 international students.
The International Student Advice team offers an international orientation programme and mentoring scheme to help students settle into life in the UK.
University of Bath alumni can be found contributing positively in countries worldwide, and many continue their association with Bath long after graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 113 8

    17th out of 71 5

  • Entry standards

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    163 73%

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    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94.0 94%

    12th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    12th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    159 69%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    6th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    50th

    39

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