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Top-up - Engineering

BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Top-Up)

Course Overview

The BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Top-up) course allows you to top-up your existing qualification to a full honors degree in just one year.

With a Top-up degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, you can progress to explore many fields within the engineering industry.

This engaging and flexible course draws key elements from several engineering disciplines to give you a wide-ranging, industry-informed program. During the 1-year qualification, you will learn the key principles of instrumentation and control, engineering electromagnetism, and renewable energies, amongst many other subject topics.

Modern and career-focused, this degree program offers you the grounding needed to excel within engineering. Delivered in partnership with the University of Bolton, you will also develop your employability as this is a key focus of this dynamic and flexible program. Real-life case studies, guest speakers, and industry visits are designed to help you to understand the engineering environment and the needs of employers in local, national, and international contexts.

Why study this course?

  • The Top-up integrates career and life skills such as leadership, team management, and professional communication to help develop and enhance employability.
  • You will develop your cognitive, intellectual, and problem-solving skills via key principles of electrical and electronic engineering.

Course details

  • Location

  • Duration

    1 year
  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with

  • Major Project (AME6022) Core
  • Management and Enterprise in Engineering (AME6024) Core
  • Electrical Machines and Power Electronic Drives (EEE6018) Core
  • Engineering Electromagnetism (EEE6019) Core
  • Digital Signal Processing (EEE6020) Optional
  • Integrated Circuit Design (EEE6021) Optional
  • Power Systems and Smart Grids (EEE6022) Optional
  • Renewable Energies (EEE6023) Optional
  • Advanced Embedded Systems (EEE6024) Optional

Career progression

The BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering Top-up degree will prepare you for a variety of exciting career pathways, or the opportunity to expand on your journey with post-graduate study. Potential careers in the field of engineering include:

  • Civil engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Electrical engineering

Entry Requirements

  • You are normally expected to have completed a relevant qualification at Level HE5, such as a Foundation Degree or HND, or professional qualification at an equivalent level.
  • If you are an international student, you must take a Secure English Language Test (SELT). You can only take a SELT with one of the following providers: IELTS SELT Consortium including UKVI Academic IELTS, LanguageCert, Pearson and PSI Services (UK) Ltd. Please see here for the minimum scores required for each. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.
  • Professor Ilias Oraifiage
    Professor Ilias Oraifige
    Head of School of Engineering and Computing