Plymouth University

401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
86 th
Young University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Do you want to take up the challenge of integrating smarter devices into more efficient systems, that do more and use less energy? On this broad-based, practical course, you may be looking at new style domestic appliances for 'smart' houses one week, and remote actuation of renewable energy plants the next. The continued worldwide growth in all aspects of electrical and electronic technologies means our graduates pursue a wide range of engineering and other professional careers. You’ll develop highly practical skills and learn through doing. You will draw on our strong industry links and benefit from industry participation in course development, delivery and project sponsorship. You’ll immerse yourself in a degree accredited by the Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET) and meet the educational requirements for becoming a chartered engineer (CEng). **Key features:** * Benefit from outstanding teaching: in the 2017 National Student Survey 100% of our final year students said that “The course is intellectually stimulating”. - Develop your skills with variety of modules including analogue and digital electronics, microprocessors, electrical power systems and programming in the context of eco-focused embedded systems. We have a strong emphasis on both hardware design and software development. - Draw on our strong industry links and benefit from industry participation in course development, delivery and project sponsorship. - Develop highly practical skills and learn through doing. - Immerse yourself in a degree accredited by the Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET) and meet the educational requirements for becoming a chartered engineer (CEng). - Benefit from free IET membership while you are on the course. - Take advantage of our flexible course, allowing you to switch between electronics and robotics until your final year, as your interests develop. - Advance with a course where our students are consistently recognised by industry as being both capable and well prepared for their careers. Our graduates regularly obtain placements and jobs at companies such as Allen & Heath, BAE Systems, Babcock Marine, GE Aviation, Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls-Royce. - 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. - Immerse yourself in hands-on laboratory sessions and a final year project module. - Make use of our well-equipped undergraduate laboratory space, one of the largest undergraduate laboratories in the country. - There is a possibility of transfer to BEng after the first year and MEng after the second year, subject to you demonstrating satisfactory progress. - Progress towards becoming a Chartered Engineer with appropriate professional training and experience. - Receive a tablet PC along with your core e-text books to support your learning. - 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.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250