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Electronics and Computer Engineering BEng (Hons)

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree focuses on the development of systems that involve electronic hardware and software working together, such as the microcomputers embedded in many modern products.

Course overview

This three-year degree will give you the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of computer engineering. You'll be equipped with the programming skills and the practical skills you need to combine software and hardware that will enable you to integrate computer systems into a wide range of electronic systems.

Working on projects designed in collaboration with leading companies, you'll develop the skills and knowledge demanded by industry, through computing laboratories, practical project work and research-informed teaching.

Throughout the degree you will develop skills in Java, C and Python and will gain experience programming microcontrollers and computers, such as the Arduino and Raspberry Pi.

Professional accreditation

Our degrees are professionally accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council. This means future employers will recognise the quality of your degree because it meets high professional standards.

Teaching methods

You'll learn through a combination of:

  • lectures
  • lab sessions
  • tutorials

Up to 10 hours will consist of practical sessions, including experiments and project work in our state-of-the-art labs.

Work placement

Get career ready with a work placement and leave as a confident professional in your field. You can apply to spend 9 to 12 months working in any organisation in the world, and receive University support from our dedicated team to secure your dream placement. Work placements take place between stages 3 and 4.

You'll gain first-hand experience of working in the sector, putting your learning into practice and developing your professional expertise.

If you choose to take a work placement, it will extend your degree by a year. Placements are subject to availability.

Your future

Electronics and Computer Engineering graduates are in high demand within the growing technology sector.

Many of our graduates move on to roles within embedded systems, with companies including:

  • Imagination Technologies
  • Microsoft
  • Apple
  • Google
  • ARM

You'll also develop a wide range of transferable skills, including analytical skills, teamwork, time management, and IT skills, which are valued by employers across all sectors.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    36th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Newcastle University is a global leader in ageing and health, data, energy, cities, and the creative arts.
Dedicated teams support students during application, before arrival and as they settle into life in the UK.
Degree programmes shaped by strong links with multinational businesses and opportunities for professional accreditation and placements.

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