What will I learn?

Do you have the ambition to develop the electrical power systems and renewable energies of tomorrow? Whether focused on embedded microcontrollers, power converters, or high frequency communications, you’ll be developing your understanding of the high-level aspects of electronics on the BEng course. Electrical and electronic engineering, accredited by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), will provide you with a solid foundation for engineering a wide range of electrical systems.You will balance laboratory sessions with hands-on practical experiences throughout the course. You’ll draw on our strong industry links and benefit from industry participation in course development, delivery and project sponsorship. You’ll take advantage of our flexible course, allowing you to switch between electronics and robotics until your final year, as your interests develop.**Key features:**- Benefit from outstanding teaching: in the 2017 National Student Survey 100% of students said that are staff are good at explaining things, that the course was intellectually stimulating and also expressed overall satisfaction with the course.*- Immerse yourself in a degree accredited by the Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET) to meet the educational requirements for chartered engineer (CEng) status after some additional learning, either workbased or further advanced study.- Develop highly practical skills and learn through doing. - Draw on our strong industry links and benefit from industry participation in course development, delivery and project sponsorship.- Take advantage of our flexible course, allowing you to switch between electronics and robotics until your final year, as your interests develop. - Benefit from free IET membership (while at University) as the University is an IET Academic Partner.- Take part in our final year student project open day, showcasing the excellence of the engineering skills development and the high levels of achievement of our undergraduates, with many industrially sponsored prizes awarded.- Balance laboratory sessions with hands-on practical experiences throughout the course. - Develop your skills, with opportunities throughout your degree to build and program embedded systems, advanced mobile communications devices, and solar power systems.- Hone your expertise in your final year project, offering you a chance to design and develop an original system or device on the theme of your choice.- Demonstrate your abilities to future employers with your final year project. Many of our graduates quote this aspect as having helped them get a good job.- Access one of the largest undergraduate laboratory spaces in the country, which you can use to further your own understanding of communications, electronics and renewable energy technologies. - Receive a tablet PC along with your core e-text books to support your learning.- Transfer to MEng is possible after the first or second year following the demonstration of an excellent overall achievement. - Study a broad range of topics from electrical and electronics, power, communications and microprocessors before choosing your final year project to gain expertise and experience in a specialist area.- To complement your formal learning we offer regular PALS sessions that provide the opportunity for you to learn with and from your peers. Share knowledge, discuss ideas, and ask questions in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,800.00 (US$ 17,227) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2021

Venue

Main Site

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,800.00 (US$ 17,227) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2021

Venue

Main Site

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

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Two-thirds of the research conducted by the University of Plymouth is ranked as either world-leading or internationally excellent.

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