Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons) / MEng

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Duration
4 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
Sept/July

Overview Updated 11/09/2019

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During this course you will study electrical and electronic engineering, design and simulation, computing and programming, control systems and embedded systems, as well as investigating sustainability and innovation within the industry and business practice.

All of our Engineering programmes have links with the Northampton Engineering Training Partnership (NETP). The NETP is a partnership of engineering companies working with The University of Northampton. The partnership exists to create a pool of industry ready engineers of the highest calibre.

Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. We’ve created the Northampton Employment Promise because we are so confident that if you focus on your studies and complete one of our awards you’ll be highly employable by the time you graduate. Putting you in a great position to secure employment or continue your studies.

Engineering Lab Tour
Teaching Lab Tour

Course

Highlights

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Integrated postgraduate year

This course offers an additional year of study, to move onto the integrated postgraduate year to further your education within Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Course Details

This course will give you all the skills and knowledge you will need for a successful career, empowering you to drive the industry forward and make change for good in the Engineering world. During this course you will study electrical and electronic engineering, design and simulation, computing and programming, control systems and embedded systems, as well as investigating sustainability and innovation within the industry and business practice.

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The Northampton Employment Promise.

*We promise to secure paid experience for you, if you need it.

We work with employers to understand what they’re looking for and we’re confident that if you follow one of our structured awards, as well as committing to your studies you’ll be in a competitive position when it comes to applying for graduate jobs.

We’re so confident, that we promise to secure a paid 3-6 month internship for you, if you need it. Find out more about the Northampton Employment Promise, including how it works and who is eligible.

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

This course is an excellent foundation for careers in a number of different sectors including manufacturing, pharmaceutical, automotive, aerospace, IT and telecommunications, energy and utilities. You can also choose to continue into further study with one of our Postgraduate programmes.

Some of the examples of jobs directly related to your degree include:

Aerospace engineer, Broadcast engineer, Control and instrumentation engineer, Design engineer, Electrical engineer, Electronics engineer, IT consultant, Network engineer, Nuclear engineer, Systems analyst.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

General entry requirements apply. A typical offer could be BCC at A-Level or DMM at BTEC. We look for applicants with A-Level Maths at grade C or above and an A-Level in Science at grade C or above. We welcome international applicants and applications from students with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.

For information on how to apply to study with us, please see our How to Apply page.

Language Requirements

Those who do not have English as their first language will need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent).

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

For information on how to apply to study with us as an International student, please see our How to apply for International Study page.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Engineering Design (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG1004
    Core Module Y
  • Computer Systems (20 Credits)
    Module code: CSY1014
    Core Module Y
  • Problem Solving and Programming (20 Credits)
    Module code: CSY1020
    Core Module Y
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG1050
    Core Module Y
  • Mathematics for Engineers (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG1051
    Core Module Y
  • Engineering Industry Practice (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG1048
    Core Module Y

Course Stats

Facilities &

Special Features

  • You will benefit from industry workshops, innovative laboratories and computer-aided design suites.
  • Our engineering programmes have strong industry focus, aiming to build upon students’ knowledge and experience to prepare them for employment or further study.
  • Engagement with industry is actively encouraged and supported whenever possible. You will have an opportunity to undertake a placement year in the industry between year two and three, so that you can put your studies to practice.
  • Collaboration between The University of Northampton and local engineering companies (NETP), who provide paid placements opportunities for University students.
  • Possibility of an industry based final year project.

Changing Futures Week

Industry trips and tricks

Changing Futures is a five-day, University wide showcase of activities and industry speakers to help students explore skills and activities to develop their academic and personal lives.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module

Fourth year will be charged at MSc rate, subject to inflationary increase.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module

Fourth year will be charged at MSc rate, subject to inflationary increase.

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Additional Costs

There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,500

Fourth year will be charged at MSc rate, subject to inflationary increase.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,000

Fourth year will be charged at MSc rate, subject to inflationary increase.

For information on our international tuition fees, please see our Tuition fees for international students page.

Additional Costs

There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…

The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary

The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary supports a small number of undergraduate students who are studying a full-time three year BSc or BEng in Environmental…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

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Updated 11/09/2019

  • Apply Through Clearing

    During this course you will study electrical and electronic engineering, design and simulation, computing and programming, control systems and embedded systems, as well as investigating sustainability and innovation within the industry and business practice.

    All of our Engineering programmes have links with the Northampton Engineering Training Partnership (NETP). The NETP is a partnership of engineering companies working with The University of Northampton. The partnership exists to create a pool of industry ready engineers of the highest calibre.

    Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. We’ve created the Northampton Employment Promise because we are so confident that if you focus on your studies and complete one of our awards you’ll be highly employable by the time you graduate. Putting you in a great position to secure employment or continue your studies.

    Engineering Lab Tour
    Teaching Lab Tour

    Course

    Highlights

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • This course will give you all the skills and knowledge you will need for a successful career, empowering you to drive the industry forward and make change for good in the Engineering world. During this course you will study electrical and electronic engineering, design and simulation, computing and programming, control systems and embedded systems, as well as investigating sustainability and innovation within the industry and business practice.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Integrated postgraduate year

    This course offers an additional year of study, to move onto the integrated postgraduate year to further your education within Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

    • *We promise to secure paid experience for you, if you need it.

      We work with employers to understand what they’re looking for and we’re confident that if you follow one of our structured awards, as well as committing to your studies you’ll be in a competitive position when it comes to applying for graduate jobs.

      We’re so confident, that we promise to secure a paid 3-6 month internship for you, if you need it. Find out more about the Northampton Employment Promise, including how it works and who is eligible.

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      This course is an excellent foundation for careers in a number of different sectors including manufacturing, pharmaceutical, automotive, aerospace, IT and telecommunications, energy and utilities. You can also choose to continue into further study with one of our Postgraduate programmes.

      Some of the examples of jobs directly related to your degree include:

      Aerospace engineer, Broadcast engineer, Control and instrumentation engineer, Design engineer, Electrical engineer, Electronics engineer, IT consultant, Network engineer, Nuclear engineer, Systems analyst.

  • General entry requirements apply. A typical offer could be BCC at A-Level or DMM at BTEC. We look for applicants with A-Level Maths at grade C or above and an A-Level in Science at grade C or above. We welcome international applicants and applications from students with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.

    For information on how to apply to study with us, please see our How to Apply page.

    Language Requirements

    Those who do not have English as their first language will need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent).

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    For information on how to apply to study with us as an International student, please see our How to apply for International Study page.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Introduction to Engineering Design (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG1004
      Core Module Y
    • Computer Systems (20 Credits)
      Module code: CSY1014
      Core Module Y
    • Problem Solving and Programming (20 Credits)
      Module code: CSY1020
      Core Module Y
    • Electrical and Electronic Principles (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG1050
      Core Module Y
    • Mathematics for Engineers (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG1051
      Core Module Y
    • Engineering Industry Practice (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG1048
      Core Module Y

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    • You will benefit from industry workshops, innovative laboratories and computer-aided design suites.
    • Our engineering programmes have strong industry focus, aiming to build upon students’ knowledge and experience to prepare them for employment or further study.
    • Engagement with industry is actively encouraged and supported whenever possible. You will have an opportunity to undertake a placement year in the industry between year two and three, so that you can put your studies to practice.
    • Collaboration between The University of Northampton and local engineering companies (NETP), who provide paid placements opportunities for University students.
    • Possibility of an industry based final year project.
    • Industry trips and tricks

      Changing Futures is a five-day, University wide showcase of activities and industry speakers to help students explore skills and activities to develop their academic and personal lives.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module

    Fourth year will be charged at MSc rate, subject to inflationary increase.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module

    Fourth year will be charged at MSc rate, subject to inflationary increase.

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Additional Costs

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,500

    Fourth year will be charged at MSc rate, subject to inflationary increase.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,000

    Fourth year will be charged at MSc rate, subject to inflationary increase.

    For information on our international tuition fees, please see our Tuition fees for international students page.

    Additional Costs

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…

    The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary

    The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary supports a small number of undergraduate students who are studying a full-time three year BSc or BEng in Environmental…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

*Course data provided by Unistats

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Now Open

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