Electronics and Computer Engineering

Course Overview - Electronics and Computer Engineering

Communications, information, visualisation and sensing technologies are increasingly being integrated into smartphones, advanced manufacturing, electronic healthcare and other areas. As a result, the interface between electronics and computing is a key growth area for the technology industry.

You will study the foundations of electronics and computing and gain an in-depth education in the key underpinning topics of electronics and computer engineering such as electronic circuit principles, computer algorithms and programming, data communications and embedded systems. You wi...

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Course Information

Study Mode



3 Years

Start Date



Main Site

Course Address
Woodhouse Lane
United Kingdom

Application Details

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Institution Code


Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

A level


AAA including Mathematics or AAB including Mathematics (at grade A) and either Physics, Further Mathematics or Computer Science . Where an A-Level Science subject is taken, we require a pass in the practical science element, alongside the achievement of the A-Level at the stated grade. Excludes A-Level General Studies or Critical Thinking. Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), International Project Qualification (IPQ) and Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (ASCC): We recognise the value of these qualifications and the effort and enthusiasm that applicants put into them, and where an applicant offers an A in the EPQ, IPQ or ASCC we may make an offer of AAB at A-Level (any required subjects such as Mathematics must still be at grade A).

Scottish Higher


AA at Advanced Higher level, including Mathematics and AABBB at Higher Level.

Access to HE Diploma


Pass 60 credits overall with 45 credits at Level 3, 30 credits with Distinction (including an appropriate number Mathematics modules) and the remaining 15 credits with Merit or above.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


18 points at Higher Level to include 5 in HL Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches or 6 in HL Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation

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


D*DD (RQF) with Distinctions in all Mathematics units including Maths and Further Maths (and/ or other appropriate maths units) plus a diagnostic Maths test. Some units may be optional on your BTEC but are required by the Faculty. Please contact us for further information. Please note – there may be different requirements for the older QCF BTEC’s, please contact Admissions.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


H1 H2 H2 H2 H2 H2, including Mathematics.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal


D3, D3, D3 including Mathematics.

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