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Electrical and Electronic Engineering MEng

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering - MEng

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**• Study from a wide selection of general and specialised topics including electronic design, communications, software engineering, computer modelling, microelectronics, power generation and renewable energy systems.• Immerse yourself in a degree accredited by the Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET) to meet the educational requirements for chartered engineer (CEng) status.• Study everything from the operation of nanoelectronic devices to national-scale electricity networks.The world is dependent upon the talents of electronic and electrical engineers. Creating, designing and managing 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. This course provides the specialist knowledge and expertise required for a career in electrical and electronic engineering.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****Live projects**Project-based learning, including live industry-led projects, will help you develop the transferable skills and multi-disciplinary awareness so highly prized by industry. You will take on a specialist role in a group project and start detailed planning of your career.**Work placements**You will have the chance to undertake an optional placement in your third year. 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.**Networking opportunities**Industry fully supports the course with work placements, course planning, visits, real projects, case studies and guest lecturers. This connection with industry helps to increase your career opportunities and employability. You also gain the opportunity to work alongside practicing engineers, who are industry-sponsored students studying part-time.Our industrial sponsors include companies such as Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery Ltd, BAE Systems, Tata Steel, Fairfield Control Systems and Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd. Every year the university holds Career Fairs event where more than 1

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per 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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UCAS Points : 128

This must include at least 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications including Mathematics and at least one other science subject. For example:ABB at A Level including relevant subjects.DDM 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 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    115 52%

    55th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    39th

    11

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