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Engineering (Electronic and Electrical)

University College London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Electronic and electrical engineers invent and create the technology that typifies today's high-tech society, from devices and systems that monitor our health and wellbeing to global communications networks and renewable electric energy. The BEng gives a broad education in the mathematics, science and engineering that underpins this subject.

  • You will gain the analytical and problem-solving skills required for employment in engineering as well as a diverse range of fields including finance and consultancy services.

  • You will benefit from the intellectual challenge and stimulation deriving from our world-class research. You will also have access to state-of-the-art software and instruments in our extensive teaching laboratories.

  • The degree is part of an integrated programme across UCL Engineering which provides opportunities to broaden your horizons through interactions and projects with students from other engineering disciplines.

Electronic and electrical engineers invent and create the technology that typifies today's high-tech society, from devices and systems that monitor our health and wellbeing to global communications networks and renewable electric energy. The BEng gives a broad education in the mathematics, science and engineering that underpins this subject. You will gain the...

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Course Content

An indicative guide to the structure of this programme, year by year.

Year 1

Core or compulsory module(s)

  • Analogue and Power Electronics
  • Design & Professional Skills
  • Digital Systems
  • Engineering Challenges
  • Introduction to Electronic Engineering
  • Mathematical Modelling and Analysis
  • Physics of Electronics
  • Programming l
  • Signals and Systems

Optional modules

All first-year modules are compulsory.

Year 2

Core or compulsory module(s)

  • Analogue Electronics
  • Photonics and Communications Systems
  • Design and Professional Practice II
  • Digital Design
  • Semiconductor Devices and Electromagnetic Theory
  • Mathematical Modelling and Analysis II
  • Programming and Control

Optional modules

Minor I

You will take one minor, chosen from a wide range across UCL Engineering, in areas such as Intelligent Systems, Crime and Security Engineering, Biomechanics, Entrepreneurship and Management, or Modern Languages.

A minor consists of three related modules on the same topic. One is taken in the second year (Minor I) and two are taken in the third year (Minors II and III). UCL Electronic & Electrical Engineering currently offers minors in Nanotechnology and Networking Technologies/Connected Systems.

Year 3

Core or compulsory module(s)

Project I

Optional modules

Minors II and III

You will also select 1.5 credits from the following modules (each is worth 0.5 credits):

  • Advanced Digital Design
  • Control Systems
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Electronic Devices and Nanotechnology
  • Numerical Methods
  • Photonics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Power Electronics

Plus further options from a wide range including the following to a total of 4.0 credits:

  • Computer Music
  • Corporate Finance
  • Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice
  • Image Processing
  • Medical Electronics and Neural Engineering
  • Networked Systems

An indicative guide to the structure of this programme, year by year. Year 1 Core or compulsory module(s) Analogue and Power Electronics Design & Professional Skills Digital Systems Engineering Challenges Introduction to Electronic Engineering Mathematical...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Bloomsbury

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

A Levels

Grades

AAA

Subjects

Mathematics required, plus either Physics or Further Mathematics preferred.

GCSEs

English Language and Mathematics at grade C or 5. For UK-based students, a grade C or 5 or equivalent in a foreign language (other than Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) is required. UCL provides opportunities to meet the foreign language requirement following enrolment, further details at: www.ucl.ac.uk/ug-reqs

Contextual offer

Grades

ABB (more about contextual offers)

Subjects

Grade A in Mathematics required, plus either Physics or Further Mathematics preferred.

IB Diploma

Points

38

Subjects

A score of 18 points in three higher level subjects including grade 6 in Mathematics and preferably Physics, with no score lower than 5.

Contextual offer

Points

34 (more about contextual offers)

Subjects

A total of 16 points in three higher level subjects including grade 6 in Mathematics and preferably Physics, with no score lower than 5.

English language requirements

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. Information about the evidence required, acceptable qualifications and test providers can be found on our English language requirements page.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard

A variety of English language programmes are offered at the UCL Centre for Languages & International Education.

A Levels Grades AAA Subjects Mathematics required, plus either Physics or Further Mathematics preferred. GCSEs English Language and Mathematics at grade C or 5. For UK-based students, a grade C or 5 or equivalent in a foreign language (other than Ancient Greek,...

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Assessment Methods

Modules are examined in the summer term of each year. In many cases a proportion of the total mark is allocated for laboratory and coursework.

Modules are examined in the summer term of each year. In many cases a proportion of the total mark is allocated for laboratory and coursework.

Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
79%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
93% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
72% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
86% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
90% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
83% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
83% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
86% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
76% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
86% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
86% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
69% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
86% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
72% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
79% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
69% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
79% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
97% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
90% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
79% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
100% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
83% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
86% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
93% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
90% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
66% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
75% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points144

  • Employment Rate90%

  • Average Graduate Salary£28000

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