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Electronic and Electrical Engineering with a Year in Industry (Jan 2021 start only) BEng

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering - BEng

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

From the world wide web and global mobile phone networks, to digital music players and renewable energy sources, this subject shapes the everyday world around us.

Highly skilled Electronic and Electrical Engineering graduates are in high demand and have opportunities to work all over the world. This degree will train you for a career in electrical, electronic and nanoengineering positions across a wide range of sectors.

You will develop analytical abilities whilst gaining hands-on experience of advanced specialist equipment, establishing skills which are vital for employment in the industry.

WHY ELECTRONIC AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AT SWANSEA?

  • We're ranked Top 25 in the UK by The Times Good University Guide 2021
  • We're 11th for Graduate Prospects by The Complete University Guide 2021
  • Top 10 in the UK for Course Satisfaction (Guardian University Guide 2021)
  • Within six months of graduating, 93% of Electronic and Electrical Engineering graduates are employed or in further study (16/17 Graduate DLHE).

YOUR ELECTRONIC AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

Our state-of-the-art facilities inform much teaching and research. You can gain practical experience working with digital oscilloscopes, soldering stations and signal generators.

You will become familiar with a number of laboratories, from our own electronics laboratory and the pcb fabrication facility, to Wolfson Power Electronics and Power Systems laboratory (peps), and the Smart City and Antenna lab.

You'll work in and around a thriving research environment where internationally renowned research is undertaken in power electronics, telecommunications, nanotechnology and biometrics.

ELECTRONIC AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Our graduates are set on course for a range of exciting career opportunities including:

  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Control and Instrumentation Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • IT Consultant
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • Technical Sales Engineer

Our gradutes have gone on to become senior executives of multinational companies, progressing to organisations such as the Ministry of Defence, Jaguar Land Rover and Babcock International. Many of our graduates also go on to interesting careers at companies such as Tata Steel, Renishaw, Siemens, Babcock, Dyson, GE Power, Ericsson, MOD and Airbus.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 19,050per 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 : BBB - ABB

ABB-BBB at A level (including Mathematics). Other recommended subjects include: Physics; Further Mathematics; Chemistry; Design Technology; IT/Computing and Biology.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    121 55%

    51st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    34th

    14

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