BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Electronic and Computer Engineering

BEng  |  Placement Year:   Yes

Electronics equipment and products are becoming a vital part of our daily lives, from simple MP3 players, mobile phones and computers to highly sophisticated diagnostic equipment used in hospitals and state-of the-art fibre optic communications systems.

Computers, telecommunication systems and consumer electronics are advancing at a fast pace, with electronic and microelectronic embedded systems at the core of these developments.

Developed in response to the needs of industry, this degree will give you advanced level knowledge and skills in the design of complex electronic and microelectronic systems.

You will learn about state-of-the-art technology and develop advanced level knowledge and skills in the design of complex electronic and communication systems, equipping you to work at the forefront of all the major areas of electronic engineering.

Programme description

Electronics equipment and products are becoming a vital part of our daily lives, from simple MP3 players, mobile phones and computers to highly sophisticated diagnostic equipment used in hospitals and state-of the-art fibre optic communications systems.

Computers, telecommunication systems and consumer electronics are advancing at a fast pace, with electronic and microelectronic embedded systems at the core of these developments.

Developed in response to the needs of industry, this degree will give you advanced level knowledge and skills in the design of complex electronic and microelectronic systems.

You will learn about state-of-the-art technology and develop advanced level knowledge and skills in the design of complex electronic and communication systems, equipping you to work at the forefront of all the major areas of electronic engineering.

Key Modules

Recent graduates have gone on to work for prestigious companies including the BBC, Virgin Airways, Opodo, Philips, Intel, Siemens and a variety of design companies.

Module & Subject

You will take the same compulsory modules at Level 1 as Electronic and Electrical Engineering students, which will give you a broad understanding together with a high level of analytical and engineering design skills.

You begin to specialise in microelectronics at Level 2 and into Level 3, with a greater emphasis on understanding integrated circuit design, software and system design.

Typical Modules

Level 1 Compulsory

  • Digital Systems and Microprocessors
  • Devices and Circuits
  • Level 1 Electronic Engineering Workshop
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Fundamental Mathematics for Engineers
  • Further Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Science, Systems and Society.

Level 2 Compulsory

  • Computer Architecture and Interfacing
  • Digital Systems Design and Reliability Engineering
  • Electronic Systems
  • Object Oriented Systems and Programming
  • Signals and Systems
  • Engineering Group Design Project
  • Management.

Level 3 Compulsory

  • Individual Project
  • Advanced Electronics
  • Advanced Digital Systems.

Level 3 Options

Select two from the following:

  • Software Engineering and Technology
  • Design of Intelligent Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Multimedia Digital Signal Processing
  • Distributed Systems and Computing.
Entry Requirements
  • GPA 5.0 or 80%

    75% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above.

    • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
    • Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores)
    • BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 4 years
Course Fee:  18000.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER