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Electrical and Electronic Engineering (partnership route with Forth Valley College) MEng

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering - MEng

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 - 6 Years

Course summary

This is a programme run in partnership with Forth Valley College. The first two years are delivered at Forth Valley College, with some input from Heriot-Watt University in the 2nd year. After 2nd year, the remainder of the programme is delivered at Heriot-Watt University and all students are transferred onto one of the mainstream degrees (e.g. MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering), which are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.The first year includes the fundamentals of electrical engineering, supported by maths and physics. The second year includes Electrical Engineering, supported by Maths units (identical Maths to that taken by the students at Heriot-Watt and assessed in the same way). Assuming sufficient grades are achieved in 2nd year, students on this programme automatically progress into 3rd year of the BEng(Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the Heriot-Watt campus. Subsequently students can make the choice about continuing on BEng or transferring to MEng (dependent on 3rd year grades). Programme content for 3rd year and above is identical to the other Electrical and Electronic Engineering programmes at Heriot-Watt University.

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : BB

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 72 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    174 78%

    8th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    58th

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