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Electronic Systems Engineering (Distance Learning) (Top-up) (3 Year) BEng (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

Whether it’s the next innovation in computer hardware or a smartphone app, today's electronic engineers need to come up with practical, economic solutions to meet consumer needs and demands.

If you have a talent for improving and creating electronic products and want to top up your HND or Foundation degree to a full Bachelor's degree, this BEng (Hons) Electronic Systems Engineering top-up degree course is ideal.

The course is delivered by distance learning over 2 or 3 years. You'll develop technical competence and engineering knowledge, while easily fitting study around your job.

After the course, you can use your degree to boost your career prospects in areas such as consumer and professional electronics, robotics, defence, broadcasting and telecommunications. You could also continue your studies at Master's level.

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:

  • Design systems, build and test prototypes using various technologies
  • Tap in to our Library’s electronic resources, which you can access from anywhere with a Web connection
  • Get the same support and similar benefits to students based on campus
  • Work at your own pace, in your own time and in your own location, with interactive online learning materials
  • Take part in live Web-based chat forums to discuss your work with lecturers and other students

If you can get to Portsmouth, you can also:

  • Put your skills to the test by building your own products in our workshops
  • Get involved in Formula Student, where you'll design, construct and test a competitive race car with fellow students

Careers and opportunities

What can you do with an Electronic Systems Engineering (Distance Learning) (Top-up) degree?

A degree in electronic systems engineering puts you in an excellent position to continue or start a career as a professional engineer in areas such as:

  • consumer and professional electronics
  • robotics
  • defence
  • broadcasting and telecommunications

What jobs can you do with an Electronic Systems Engineering (Distance Learning) (Top-up) degree?

Previous students have gone on to work in roles including:

  • electronics engineer
  • product design engineer
  • aerospace engineer
  • application engineer
  • project manager

Other graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or joined graduate engineering schemes. You can also progress to Chartered Engineer status (CEng) with further study and experience.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 1,540per 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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Scottish Advanced Higher :

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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 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. 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

    49th out of 110 5

    44th out of 72 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    32nd

    18
  • 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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