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Electronic Engineering (Top-Up) (Degree Apprenticeship) BEng (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Overview

If you’re already working, and want to top up your HND or Foundation degree to a full honours degree, this Embedded Electronic Systems Design and Development Engineer top-up degree apprenticeship is ideal.

Typically, on this 1-year course, you'll spend 1 day a week studying for your degree and the other 4 days in work, but there may be occasional additional days you'll spend at the University. The Government or your employer pay your tuition fees – so it doesn’t cost you anything. This degree apprenticeship is suitable for anyone over 18, that has a HND, Foundation degree, or 2 years of degree study in a relevant subject with overall grade of merit, or above.

You'll study with other apprentices and students in a way that reflects real working relationships. You'll get to put the skills you learn to work instantly in your job, contributing to the success of your company. You'll graduate with a BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering.

Accredited by

This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

What you'll experience

On this course, you’ll:

  • Get a full honours degree, while earning a salary
  • Develop knowledge and skills in electronic engineering, covering topics such as advanced electronic systems, digital signal processing and embedded systems
  • Get a personal tutor from the University and a workplace mentor
  • Have access to labs equipped with industry-standard experimental and computational hardware and software, including FPGA target hardware, conveyor belts and Matlab
  • Meet like-minded professionals to build a network of peers
  • Get practical work experience in your job, giving you an advantage over students who do a traditional degree
  • Have access to the University's student support services and community including the Library, study support, sports and recreation facilities, and the Students’ Union

You'll typically go to university 1 day a week to attend lectures, seminars and workshops, but there may be occasional additional days you'll spend at the University. On any weeks you don't go to University, you'll still spend 20% of your time studying or training away from your normal working environment.

Careers and opportunities

The specialist skills and knowledge you develop on this apprenticeship will help you advance your career and boost your promotion prospects.

With a degree, you could also study at Master's level after the course.

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Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 :

3 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Mathematics/3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English and Mathematics.

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 72 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    104 47%

    62nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    50th

    33

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