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Electronics and Computer Science MEng (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: GHK6

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

From the tiny processors found in smartphones to the heavy duty power electronics in wind turbines, electronic and electrical systems underpin many modern technologies. In today's world of complex high-speed devices, it is important that engineers can understand how to design and implement both the hardware and software of general-purpose and embedded computer systems. Interactions between the fields of electronics and computer science have generated some of the most significant advances in computer design and communications technology over the last 50 years, making these subjects a fascinating and highly valuable combination for a joint Honours. Graduates in this area are spearheading advances in fields including technology for medicine, efficiency in transportation, safety monitoring systems, surveillance, entertainment, wireless communications, manufacturing and computing, and renewable energy generation, to name a few. Students of electronics and computer science require a clear understanding of both the physics and the broader system it operates in, teamwork, and the determination to find ingenious solutions. **Ties to industry** Our Industrial Liaison Board includes senior representatives from important electronics and electrical engineering companies and has influenced curriculum and programme development

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : AAB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: Mathematics at A. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 110

    14th out of 72 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    195 81%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    27th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    82nd

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    170 77%

    11th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    23rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.77 75%

    62nd

    6

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