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Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year, BEng (Hons)

University of West London, the United Kingdom

University of West London

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About Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year, BEng (Hons) - at University of West London

Course summary

Overview

Electrical and Electronic engineers influence the world we live in, from communications technology to electrical power distribution and healthcare technology. This course provides an integrated approach by combining academic rigour with engineering design applications, business skills and professional studies.
Demand for engineers is high, so combining technical knowledge with personal and professional skills gives you a great start to your career.


Why choose this course?

Every day an electrical device is being powered or being used to enhance the way we live our lives. The ever-growing demand for these devices requires the latest technology and presents a challenge to maintain and develop new technologies for an always changing world.
You will gain relevant practical skills using state-of-the-art technology to produce innovative solutions to a wide range of engineering problems. In your final year, you will choose specialist subjects to study, helping you define your career path. We will also encourage you to collaborate with an industry partner, helping to develop your professional skills and networks.


Career and study progression

We will provide you with the knowledge and skills required for your chosen career path in electrical or electronic engineering.
You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied, or to explore something new.
For more details please see the Career and study progression section.

Other options available for BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year

  • Full time - September 2017, Ealing site

Fees

Fees for home and EU students

Main feeFees for our 2018 courses have not yet been released.

Funding

Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.

You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.

We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:

  • Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
  • Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year. 

Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.

Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • 72 UCAS points, normally in a minimum of two subject areas
  • Level 2 English and GCSE Maths at grade C or equivalent.

International students
International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.0 or above or a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit our list of country pages to check for local equivalencies.

We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses.

This course particularly welcomes applicants with the following qualifications:

  • Progression or Advanced Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or related subjects
  • Applicants with no formal qualifications but relevant professional/work/life experiences.

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international/your-country to check for local equivalencies.

We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses

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