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Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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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

**Course summary**- Take part in hands-on engineering practical work.- Use specialist laboratories and workshops.- Work with well-known companies.The world we live in today is profoundly dependent upon the talents of electronic and electrical engineers. Creating, designing and managing the systems that keep things running is vital in our society, from the generation of heat, light and power, to the ease and speed of communication that we have come to expect. On this course you study topics including electronic design, communications, software engineering, computer modelling, microelectronics, power generation and distribution, electrical machines, signal processing, renewable energy systems, smart building systems and instrumentation.**How you learn**Year 1 establishes the fundamentals of engineering science, applicable mathematics and practical and project skills.Year 2 develops scientific and analytical skills through study of electrical energy systems, machines, control engineering, and electronic systems design. The students will take on a specialist role in a group project and start detailed planning of their career.Specialist options and projects in the final year will enables the students to undertake real life inquiry, investigation and discovery through the exploration of a specific research topic, project or consultancy within a relevant field to make an original contribution to their discipline or related industry requirements.Students will continuously develop their highly skilled employment attributes through the following work experience categories: Placement or Incorporated Placement, Authentic Work Experience, Scholarly Research or Innovation Work Experience.You learn through- lectures, tutorials and practical sessions- assessments including examinations,assignments and project work**Applied learning****Work placements**This course offers you the chance to undertake an optional placement in Year 3. A placement helps you to build on the knowledge and skills developed on the course. You will be employed by the company for 12 months. The placement year is a valuable tool that can enhance your employability and help you to develop as an individual.Our Placement Unit will be on hand to support you in applying for and finding suitable placement opportunities. They will assist you with preparing your CV and with interview techniques.The Placement Unit team are regularly in contact with local and national companies. Previous students have spent their placement year at companies including Siemens, Cummins, Network Rail, Caterpillar, Cetix Ltd, Power Control Limited, Servelec Group, Abaco Systems, ARM, BG Solutions, Chesterfield and Heraeus Electro-Nite (UK) Ltd.

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications including a Mathematics based subject AND at least one other relevant subject - Physics, Physical Science, Engineering Science, Computer Science, Chemistry, other Science/Technology subject. For example:BBC at A Level including relevant subjects.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a relevant subject.A combination of qualifications which must include relevant subjects and may include AS levels and EPQ.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 71

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    116 50%

    53rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    45th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    29th

    10

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