Our Foundation Entry programme balances the many areas of electronic and electrical engineering. It will enable you to develop essential skills for this exciting fast-paced industry.
Why study with us
- You’ll be taught by research active staff with many years of experience in industry.
- Full-time students can take an optional 48-week sandwich placement in industry to consolidate their learning and radically enhance employability.
- Benefit from the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available through our new £35m Engineering Innovation Centre.
What you'll do
- Electrical and electronic engineering roles are part of a rapidly evolving industry, so your career options will be diverse.
- Our Engineering Innovation Centre enables you to work on real-world projects with commercial partners in state-of-the-art facilities.
- You’ll learn and thrive in our specialist engineering workshop and electronic and control system laboratory.
Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
The main benefit of the placement the course offers is being able to gain a practical understanding of your degree and apply knowledge to the projects you're working on.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering will enable you to thrive in a rapidly evolving industry – you’ll come away with a set of transferable skills to find employment in different industrial and commercial sectors.
Study in World Class Facilities
You'll make use of outstanding lab facilities. These include: electronic and control systems, electronic design automation, digital systems, robotics and more.
You’ll also get to work in our new £35m Engineering Innovation Centre, gaining real-world experience on live projects. Key facilities include: intelligent systems laboratory, motorsports and air vehicles laboratory, rapid prototyping and 3D printing equipment, and high performance computing labs.
- This BEng is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Foundation Year Bursary
Our Foundation Year Bursary Scheme is for students starting a 4 or 5 year Undergraduate Degree programme.Find out more about Foundation Year Bursary
This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing
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