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Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate course
BEng (Hons)

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Overview

Learn how to develop cutting-edge electronic products and systems on a course committed to giving you hands-on design experience. You will be taught traditional theories and you will be given a thorough grounding in electronics and how to apply them within a system. What makes this course stand out is our emphasis on learning through doing. You will get involved in live projects that will provide you with the opportunity to practise your skills straightaway.

We have created this course so that you can understand, design and maintain electronic and electrical systems, allowing you to make a difference to companies across a range of sectors. Whether it is configuring electronic devices through software, creating devices that can be used in many applications, designing electronic products or programming embedded systems, you will develop strengths in all of these areas. We will show you how to achieve sustainable solutions to problems and take an engineering simulation from concept to the final electronic device.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.
One of the greatest strengths of the course is the contact it will give you with industry. We provide you with access to cutting-edge equipment and state-of-the-art laboratories thanks to our partnership with Farnell - a world leading distributor of electronic, electrical, industrial and maintenance, repair and operations products.

In addition to using Farnell's facilities at their Kirkstall premises in Leeds you will be given the opportunity to do a lot of design and simulation using Lab View and ELVIS boards simulation software and embedded systems development boards at our own Headingley campus.

As part of an exciting engineering design project with Farnell you will get the opportunity in your first year to build a robot and programme it to work out a maze.

Our links with industry also mean that you will benefit from guest lectures by professionals working in the field and site visits to see electronic and electrical engineering in action.

Course Features

  • Sandwich year
  • Placements
  • Specialist facilities
  • Study abroad option
  • Expert careers service
  • TEF Silver Award
  • 24/7 Library
  • University accommodation

Entry Requirements

96
POINTS REQUIRED
If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.
UCAS Tariff Points: 96 points required. (Minimum 64 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies. This must include 40 points from a Maths or Science related subject. If you are studying Biology, Chemistry or Physics to meet this requirement you must also achieve a `Pass' in the practical assessment, where that practical assessment is separated (from 2017)).
If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.
Additional Requirements:
GCSEs:
GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.
Access to HE Diploma:
In a relevant subject, pass overall with a minimum of 96 UCAS tariff points.
Scottish Awards:
Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade B at Higher Level.
Irish Leaving Certificate:
Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade C1 or above at Higher Level of which at least 3 must be at B2.
Selection Criteria:
We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.
International Baccalaureate: 24 Points
IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

UCAS Tariff Points:96 points required. (Minimum 64 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies. This must include 40 points from a Maths or Science related subject. If you are studying Biology, Chemistry or Physics to meet this requirement you must also achieve a `Pass' in the practical assessment, where that practical assessment is separated (from 2017)).
If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.
Additional Requirements:
GCSEs:
GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.
Access to HE Diploma:
In a relevant subject, pass overall with a minimum of 96 UCAS tariff points.
Scottish Awards:
Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade B at Higher Level.
Irish Leaving Certificate:
Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade C1 or above at Higher Level of which at least 3 must be at B2.
Selection Criteria:
We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.
International Baccalaureate: 24 Points
IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Verify your qualifications
If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
Need to improve your English Language skills?
Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


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Careers

James Rawlings

Careers

James Rawlings
Product Design Engineer GR Electricals

MSc Advanced Engineering Management

“Working and studying at the same time has worked really well for me - I've been able to apply each of my modules to what I do on a day-to-day basis. My course has strengthened my knowledge of the electrical industry and allowed me to start formulating ideas for my own website.

Modules & learning

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Computers in Engineering

Engineering Systems & Data Acquisition

Electrical & Electronics Principles 1

Mathematical Modelling & Simulation

Digital Electronics

Engineering Design Project 1

Foundations of Maths & Physics 1 (non-credit bearing)

Embedded Systems

Electrical & Electronics Principles 2

Communication Systems Applications

Analogue Electronics

Instrumentation & Control

Engineering Design Project 2

Foundations of Maths & Physics 2 (non-credit bearing)

Control Engineering Systems Design

Digital Signal Processing

Engineering Cost & Management Accounting

Production Project

Project Management

Engineering Simulation

Engineering Control

Advanced Device Applications

David Love
Dr David Love
Course Director
David's background is in high-integrity systems, first in the minerals handling industry then in aerospace. He was drawn into software engineering during his PhD, and is committed to enhancing our understanding of how to treat software-based systems as 'proper' engineered systems.
Engineering is the often invisible glue that binds our world together - it forms the foundation on which we live, work, play and care for each other. So what I love about engineering is that even if you pick a small field in which to specialise, you can hop around a whole variety of different projects, industries and subjects. You are always learning, and there is always a new challenge that no one else has quite figured out yet
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Fees & funding

The tuition fee for the year for students entering in 2018/19 is £9250. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation.
Fees for this course are not yet confirmed.

Facilities

  • Automation and embedded systems laboratories
    Automation and embedded systems laboratories

    The laboratories provide equipment to support electrical and electronic engineering and include industry proven technologies such as Siemens Programmable Logic controllers, NI ELVIS and myRIO systems.

  • Library and online resources
    Library and online resources

    Our Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year, providing you with access to specialist books and journals, learning spaces, computers, multimedia facilities and media equipment hire. Tens of thousands of our Library's digital resources, including ebooks, ejournals and databases, can be accessed online at a time and place to suit you.

  • Headingley Campus
    Headingley Campus

    Our historic Headingley Campus is set in 100 acres of parkland with easy access to Leeds city centre.

  • Gym and Sports Facilities
    Gym and Sports Facilities

    Keeping fit is easy at Leeds Beckett - our fitness suites are easy to get to, kitted out with all the latest technology and available to all sports members.

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Headingley Campus

Home to our first-rate sporting facilities – Headingley Campus has a rich and diverse history having played to visitors such as Winston Churchill and Oscar Wilde. Set in 100 acres of parkland, with easy access to Leeds city centre, many of our buildings look out onto our grassy acre – a perfect place for hanging out, playing games and catching up with friends on long summer days. Headingley Campus has modern sport science laboratories, animation and music studios and the latest computing labs, as well as one of our libraries, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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