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Electronic and Computer Engineering with a Year in Industry (MEng 5 years) MEng (Hons)

University of Kent

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    17-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Electronics and computing are two key growth areas for the technology industry, both making spectacular advances and impacting modern life beyond recognition. Studying Electronic and Computer Engineering at Kent will allow you to be part of this revolution and to gain the knowledge and skills to make your own mark in this exciting field. The combination of electronic engineering skills with advanced knowledge of computer hardware and software will prepare you for creating the systems of the future. This course will teach many exciting topics like robotics/mechatronics, embedded systems, and artificial intelligence, as well as prepare you with soft skills like creativity, entrepreneurship and team working. We base our courses on leading-edge research, which is vital in a field that advances at such a fast pace. We provide you with the skills you need to showcase your creativity. Our graduates with specialist skills in electronic and computer engineering are prepared for the complexities of modern technology and well equipped for professional careers in development, research and production in industry and universities. We have strong links with the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Our visiting industrial professors contribute a strong industrial relevance of our courses and therefore students graduate with excellent career prospects.The additional aims of our Year-in-Industry option are to give students an opportunity to gain experience as engineers working in a professional environment and to develop employment-related skills. The placement year develops students’ technical skills, employability and soft skills as well as increasing their awareness of the future context for employment. Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Kent scored 90% overall and 89% for research intensity in The Complete University Guide 2021. For graduate prospects, Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Kent scored 86% in The Complete University Guide 2021. Over 94% of Electronic and Electrical Engineering graduates who responded to the most recent national survey of graduate destinations were in work or further study within six months (DLHE, 2017). We recently celebrated over 30 years’ continuous accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Application deadline

15 January

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - AAB

Including Mathematics at B plus one other science/technology subject (Physics, Computing or Electronics)

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 113 5

    35th out of 71 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    139 62%

    40th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    55th

    40
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    73rd

    26
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    119 52%

    47th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    21st

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    44th

    24

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