Computer Systems Engineering

Course Overview - Computer Systems Engineering

Computer System Engineering is a contemporary course that has been developed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to design and build hardware and software for computer systems.

This course focuses on the engineering and integration of hardware and software systems. The course encourages you to think creatively and independently and aims to prepare you to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing technological environment.

* This course is specially designed to bridge the gap between electronics/hardware engineering and computer science/sof...

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4 Years

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Course Address
Priory Street
United Kingdom

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level


to include Mathematics and one from Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Engineering, Further Mathematics, Computer Science, Computing or Design Tech. Excludes General Studies.

UCAS Tariff


[1] 4 qualifications for tariff points allowed (excludes general studies) [2] Must include 40 tariff points in Mathematics AND [3] 40 tariff points in one of the following areas: Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology, Biology, Further Maths, Electronics, Engineering [4] May also include AS level and EPQ

Scottish Higher



AB/CCC to BB/CCC to include Mathematics AND one from Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Science or Computing Science at Advanced Higher.

Access to HE Diploma

The Access to HE Diploma to include 30 Level 3 credits in Mathematics or Physical Science units. Plus GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade 4 / C or above.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


to include Mathematics and one from Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology or IT at a higher level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


in an Engineering subject to include Merits in the 'Engineering Principles' and 'Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems' units.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above to include English and Mathematics.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250

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