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Electronic Engineering and Computer Science MEng (Hons)

Aston University, Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: GH64

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our MEng Electronic Engineering & Computer Science course allows to you gain a MEng qualification in four years, rather than the traditional five year path, making it a more time and cost-effective choice. Designed to stretch our top students, it also includes a twelve month industrial placement, giving you the opportunity to study electronics and computer science more deeply than at BEng level while also gaining valuable industry experience. Digital electronics and computer systems are pervasive in commerce, industry and the home and have an ever increasing impact on the way we work and live. They form one of the most rapidly changing and influential technologies in modern society. To gain the competitive edge over its global rivals British industry and commerce needs trained computer systems engineers with skills in both hardware and software who can assess, contribute to, harness and influence the growth of information technology.The course is designed to give you a solid grounding in software engineering and computing systems, which will be complemented by engineering expertise in digital electronics and telecommunications. It places emphasis on gaining a specialist and extremely valuable set of skills that form a bridge between the hardware and software; to achieve this you will study computing and electronics with single honours students from the electronic engineering and computer science subject groups.Well-trained graduates with skills in electronics design, software, telecommunications and engineering are in high demand. Some of our recent graduates are currently commanding high salaries working in government, the public sector and in private industry. In the latter sector, employers include Olympus, Corus, HSBC, Hewlett Packard, Oxford University, BAE Systems, Npower, Cogent Defence, Siemens, Orange, Vodafone, QinetiQ, National Grid, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Cars and Microsoft. Key course benefits:- Accredited by both the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT- Electrical Engineering at Aston is ranked 12th out of 69 institutions for Graduate Prospects in the 2017 Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide- Our placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, to boost your future employment prospects.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 19,400per year

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A level : BCC - BBB

including Mathematics and a Physical Science/Technology subject (Physics, Further Maths, Design Technology, Engineering Science and Electronics, IT, ICT and Computer Science).BBB including Mathematics and a Physical Science or Technology subject: Standard offer. BBC including Mathematics and a Physical Science or Technology subject; and if the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B.BCC including Mathematics and a Physical Science or Technology subject: Contextual off

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 110 5

    24th out of 72 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    130 54%

    54th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    60th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    57th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    164 74%

    13th

    28
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    45th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    15th

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