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Using our state-of-the-art electronics and computer networks labs, you will learn strong practical and design skills, enabling you to solve industrial problems by applying existing and emerging technology.

Our close ties with industry partners will ensure you learn skills that are relevant, up-to-date and valued by employers.

On successful completion of this course, you will have gained the expertise needed for a career in management and technology in the engineering sector.

Northumbria is ranked 3rd in the sector nationally for the sustained employment of Engineering and Technology graduates five years after graduation. (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) 2017)

Using our state-of-the-art electronics and computer networks labs, you will learn strong practical and design skills, enabling you to solve industrial problems by applying existing and emerging technology.

Our close ties with industry partners will ensure you learn skills that are relevant, up-to-date and valued by employers.

On successful completion of this course, you will have gained the expertise needed for a career in management and technology in the engineering sector.

Northumbria is ranked 3rd in the sector nationally for the sustained employment of Engineering and Technology graduates five years after graduation. (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) 2017)

Course Information

UCAS Code
H610

Level of Study
Undergraduate

Mode of Study
1 year full-time

Department
Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Location
City Campus, Northumbria University

City
Newcastle

Start
September 2020

Fee Information

Department / Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

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You’ll learn through lectures and laboratories as well as time with tutors where you’ll develop your problem solving skills. You’ll be encouraged to research existing and current technologies for each module and explore the developments taking place in industry. 

Laboratory sessions provide demonstrations of the theory covered in lectures and bring practical problems and limitations to life. These are often directly informed by the industrial expertise and research interests of the academic staff.

As part of this course you’ll undertake a substantial individual Design Engineering Project which will allow you to demonstrate your design, analytical and practical skills in a specific area of engineering design and technology.

If you’re an International student, you’re encouraged to attend academic communication sessions in your first semester and develop your English language skills so that you can take full advantage of the learning opportunities offered.

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Our courses are at the forefront of current knowledge and practice and are shaped by world-leading and internationally excellent research.

Academic staff bring a wealth of industry experience and leading-edge research to many related study subjects. They include experts in microwave imaging and antenna design, microprocessors, digital electronics and systems development and analysis.

Staff / Meet the Team

We are an enthusiastic, committed, knowledgeable and likeable staff team, who are here to motivate you and propel you through your degree and beyond.

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Your learning experience is enhanced by the latest technology which provides online links for further reading and online videos that allow you to review taught material in your own time. 

Seminar work, laboratory exercises and online tests will provide feedback on how you’re developing your skills and knowledge. You’ll also be assessed via assignments, exams, technical reports, presentations and project work and receive continual feedback on both your written work and on discussions and ideas.

Facilities / Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

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University Library

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Course content is informed by industry and research, based upon the professional experience, consultancy or personal research interests of academic staff. You’ll gain knowledge and skills that have practical applications in real-world scenarios.

A key part of the course includes a substantial individual project where you’ll investigate a problem related to relevant industry or research interests. This gives you the opportunity to explore and develop your design ideas to provide innovative solutions to a variety of real-life challenges.

You’ll be encouraged to get involved with University research groups, particularly during your project work, giving you the opportunity to demonstrate innovation, experience and enterprise. There’s a strong vocational and professional emphasis, backed by the industrial expertise of staff and working with businesses. 

Research / Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

From statistics to complex and nonlinear phenomena, astrophysics to smart materials, and communications to renewable energy, the pioneering research in the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering focuses on a wide range of issues.

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You’ll develop key transferable skills throughout the course, including communicating ideas and the use of appropriate IT tools; personal time management, problem solving abilities and independent learning skills. 

During your individual project module, you’ll be encouraged to investigate a problem related to the industrial or research interests of the department which will enhance your employability and research experience.

You’ll also be able to demonstrate examples of, teamwork, presentation skills and time management through your assessments.

Developing additional professional skills such report writing, problem solving, and communication with both technical and non-technical audiences will also help you progress in your future career.

Student Life

A great social scene can be found at the heart of our campuses, featuring award-winning bars and a huge range of clubs and societies to join you'll be sure to meet people who share your enthusiasms.

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On successful completion of this course, you will have gained the expertise needed for a career in management and technology in the engineering sector.

 

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Entry Requirements 2019/20

Standard Entry

HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or equivalent.

 

Plus one of the following:

  • International/English Language Requirements:

     

    International Qualifications:

    The University is pleased to welcome international applicants from over 100 countries and considers a wide range of qualifications for entry to its programmes.  For specific information please visit our International Admissions pages here www.northumbria.ac.uk/international/international-admissions/

    International applicants are also required to have one of the following English language qualifications with grades as shown below:

    A British Council International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 5.5. Pearson Academic score of 54 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 51. The University also accepts many other English language qualifications and if you have any questions about our English Language requirements please contact the International admissions team.

     

Entry Requirements 2020/21

Standard Entry

BTEC HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or equivalent.   

If you have taken a BTEC HND programme we will usually expect you to have performed to an average of merit standard.

If you have taken a Foundation Degree we will be looking for performance to commendation level or 60% average.

International Qualifications:

We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match those shown above. If you have taken qualifications outside the UK you can find out how your qualifications compare by visiting our country page www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry

English Language Requirements:

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS.  You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications

Fees and Funding 2019/20 Entry

UK/EU Fee in Year 1: £9,250

International Fee in Year 1: £15,000

ADDITIONAL COSTS

There are no Additional Costs

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Fees and Funding 2020/21 Entry

UK/EU Fee in Year 1**: £9,250

** It is expected that fees will be as noted above for 20/21 entry.


International Fee in Year 1: £15,500

Scholarships for 2020/2021 entry have not been announced. Please visit the 2019/2020 international scholarship page for the 2019/2020 scholarship offer.


ADDITIONAL COSTS

There are no Additional Costs


Scholarships and Discounts

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