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BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year

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Covering the latest practices and theories of engineering, our BSc (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year offers essential knowledge and skills for entry into this global profession.

Location

Regent College London

January 2023

April 2023

June 2023

September 2023

Timetable

Weekday / Weekend / Evening Classes

Duration

4 years

Fee

£9,250 (Home fee)

Levels

RQF Level 3 - 6

Assessment

Written exams, course work, practical exams

Delivered in partnership with

University of Bolton

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Overview

The initial year of BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year offers an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of engineering, electronics, and mathematics. It’s designed to prepare you for degree-level study. During this first year, you’ll explore introductory concepts that encompass various engineering subjects, including mechanics, mathematics, and electrical/electronic engineering. These will prepare you for the ever-increasing cross-disciplinary nature of engineering.

The rapid growth of the technology sector has seen an increased demand for creative, skilled engineers both nationally and internationally. Many global electronics organisations maintain research and development facilities within the UK and Europe. Engineers based in the UK can also be posted overseas to work on projects.

This 4-year degree program is delivered in partnership with the University of Bolton and will give you the engineering-related knowledge and practical skills needed for a professional career in engineering.

Alongside developing your skillset, we will help you build lifelong learning skills so that you can reflect on, articulate, and transfer them to everyday life in order to maximise your success. You will also be able to choose from several optional modules in your final year, which include renewable energies and advanced embedded systems, amongst others.

Why should I do the BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year Degree?

The BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year degree will provide you with excellent capabilities to pursue a successful career within engineering. Employers want graduates who are not just academically qualified but are also work-ready with professional skills in management and leadership.

On completion of this course, you will have gained a host of intellectual and critical thinking skills such as applying engineering principles to critically analyse key engineering processes. After graduating, you can progress into a career in many fields including advance manufacturing, product design, bio medical engineering, or artificial intelligence, among many others. You may also choose to study a Master’s degree.

Modules

  • Foundation Principles 0 (ATT3037)
  • Foundation Principles 1 (ATT3033)
  • Foundation Principles 2 (ATT3034)
  • Engineering Study Skills (ATT3035)
  • Engineering Technology (ATT3036)
  • Engineering Environment (AME4061)
  • Introductory Engineering Mathematics (EEE4011)
  • Introductory Electrical Principles (EEE4012)
  • Introductory Digital Electronics (EEE4013)
  • Introductory Analogue Electronics (EEE4014)
  • Introductory Embedded Systems (EEE4015)
  • Engineering Modelling and Analysis (AME5014)
  • Instrumentation and Control (EEE5011)
  • Intermediate Digital Electronics and Communications (EEE5012)
  • Intermediate Electrical Principles and Enabling Power Electronics (EEE5013)
  • Intermediate Embedded Systems (EEE5014)
  • Major Project (AME6011)
  • Management and Enterprise in Engineering (AME6013)
  • Electrical Machines and Power Electronic Drives (EEE6011)
  • Engineering Electromagnetism (EEE6012)
  • Digital Signal Processing (EEE6013)
  • Integrated Circuit Design (EEE6014)
  • Power Systems and Smart Grids (EEE6015)
  • Renewable Energies (EEE6016)
  • Advanced Embedded Systems (EEE6017)

Entry Requirements

  • UCAS points: 48
  • You should have a minimum of two GCE A2-level passes (or equivalent), including mathematics and science; and five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent), including English.
  • Mature students without these qualifications but with relevant industrial experience or alternative qualifications may be considered.
  • Level 3 in related subject
  • College-recognised certificated learning equivalent to the above. Where possible Regent College London uses the NARIC database to determine equivalents to GCSE and A level qualifications
  • IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any band (non-native speakers). We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details
  • 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.

Additional Criteria

  • Non-standard and mature student entry: Engineering related work experience and Intention to study meeting
  • Students who are deemed to have an insufficient understanding of maths determined by the diagnostic assessment will be required to take additional module ATT3037 (Foundation Principles 0).
  • Edexcel-BTEC Ordinary National Diploma/Certificate in engineering with Level 3 Maths and Science will be considered.

How to Apply

Each of our courses have different entry requirements and a different admission process. We encourage you to look at our course pages and the How to apply section for detailed information.

From choosing your desired course, writing your personal statement and submitting the application, you can count on our friendly Recruitment Team for help and guidance at every step of the way. Get in touch to make an initial appointment to discuss your situation.

Career Prospects

In addition to technical knowledge, this degree offers you the opportunity to develop a range of key employability skills that are highly transferrable to a wide range of areas beyond engineering, such as IT, finance and management.

Another possible course of action for graduates is to pursue further study in a specialist field of research. Courses include an MSc or Ph.D. in areas such as internet engineering, nanotechnology, wireless and optical communications, and telecommunications

*Subject to validation

Regent College London aims to provide current information for our prospectus and website at all times however, it may occasionally be unable to run an advertised course for reasons of operational viability and student experience. In the event that a course is unable to run, or is only available at a different location, we will advise applicants and enrolled students at the earliest possible opportunity in writing. Applicants and students will, wherever feasible, be offered an alternative course or location of study.

Location

Regent College London

January 2023

April 2023

June 2023

September 2023

Timetable

Weekday / Weekend / Evening Classes

Duration

4 years

Fee

£9,250 (Home fee)

Levels

RQF Level 3 - 6

Assessment

Written exams, course work, practical exams

Delivered in partnership with

University of Bolton

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