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Electronic Engineering (including placement year) BEng (Hons)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    06-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The modern world depends upon electronics, from mobile phones and digital broadcasting, to GPS navigation and robotics; and it is electronic engineering which has driven these inventions and more. This is a subject where you can exercise your imagination, using skills from both traditional communications and digital systems to resolve existing problems, and to create new products.On our course, you cover a wide spectrum of topics to help you become an electronics designer:- Mathematical skills and software tools for problem-solving in engineering- Wireless Communication technology- The building blocks of complex digital systems- Analogue systems and circuit techniques- Computer simulationsOur School is a community of scholars leading the way in technological research and development. Today’s electronic engineers are creative people who are focused and committed, yet restless and experimental. We are home to many of the world’s top engineers, and our work is driven by creativity and imagination as well as technical excellence.We are Top 25 for electronic engineering (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020), and more than two-thirds of our research rated "world-leading" or "internationally excellent" (REF 2014).You graduate as a creative, experimental, and focused engineer ready to explore further how electronics can impact the people and world around you.**Programming at Essex**Teaching someone to programme is about opening a door. In your first year at Essex you will study a module that introduces you to programming using C. We assess your ability to think in a programmatic way in the very first week of term and if you require additional support, we offer classes which will boost your skills and confidence with programming.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : BBB

Including Mathematics. Please note we are unable to accept A-level Use of Mathematics in place of A-level Mathematics.

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 71 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    126 55%

    40th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    41st

    17

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