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Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This BEng covers deeper scientific study and more analytical work than the BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering, which we also offer. It’s a faster route towards Chartered Engineer status.

KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE

RANKING: Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering subject area is ranked No.1 in the UK for student satisfaction with teaching and feedback and 1st in the UK for satisfaction with the course, and (The Guardian University Guide 2022). The subject area is also ranked No.1 in the UK for teaching quality and 3rd in the UK for student experience (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021)

WORKING WITH INDUSTRY: This BEng degree has an optional year in industry and covers both electrical engineering - where electricity is used to transport and deliver energy and electronic engineering - where electricity can be used to process, transmit and store information. If you choose to take the placement year in industry, you can really boost your career prospects. Many companies look for placement students and there’s plenty of support here to help you find and make the most of these opportunities.

ACCREDITATION: Choose a course accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) If you think you want to become an Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer, this electrical and electronic engineering degree is a good first step; particularly if you’re looking for a deep understanding of the science or are set on gaining Chartered Engineer status.

OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES: You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in an experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, thanks to our partnership with CERN.

HOW YOU WILL LEARN: You will learn through lectures, tutorials, and laboratory work. You’ll carry out experiments in our specialist laboratories and have access to online materials 24/7.

YOUR CAREER: Electrical and electronic engineering graduates from Derby can be found developing embedded systems in cars, electrical power distribution systems, railway signaling systems or rolling stock enhancements. They are also managing major industrial processes, from breweries to assembly lines. However, with your advanced numeracy and problem-solving skills, you will have many other career options too: teaching, banking, accountancy, technical sales or management for example. If you want to gain Chartered Engineer status, you’ll need to move on to postgraduate study.

STUDY OPTIONS: This course is also available with a Foundation Year option. This course is also available with a Placement Year option.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBC - BBB

At least a grade C at A level in Mathematics or Physics (or equivalent qualification).

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 71 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    123 53%

    43rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    32nd

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.39 88%

    2nd

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