• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Electronic Engineering programme at De Montfort University offers content that is different to many other similarly titled courses. It equips you with a skill set that is in demand by industry worldwide, and allows you to maximise your employability by taking a course that is broad in scope but challenging in detail. 

About

The Electronic Engineering programme at De Montfort University builds on your undergraduate knowledge of core aspects of electronics, supported by a module in Engineering Business Environment and Energy studies, which provides you with an understanding of the context of engineering in the early 21st century.

The course embraces a number of themes in areas identified as being generally under-represented in many other courses, such as power electronics and electromagnetic compatibility, providing you with as wide a range of employment opportunities as possible – whether this is in industry or continuing in research.

  • Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) to CEng level - offering a streamlined route to professional registration
  • Industry placement opportunity - you can chose to undertake a year-long work placement, gaining valuable experience to enhance your practical and professional skills further
  • Graduate employability - Our graduates have gone on to work in a variety of specialist roles in diverse industries, including; embedded systems, electronic design and biomedical monitoring
  • Access to superb professional facilities - such as general electronics and assembly, digital electronics and microprocessor engineering, power electronics, control systems and communications engineering
  • Study a wide range of specialist modules - course content is regularly reviewed and modules have been specifically developed to address skills gaps in the industry
  • Academic and research Expertise - benefit from teaching by experienced academic and research-based staff, including those from DMU’s dedicated Centre for Electronic and Communications Engineering, who are actively involved in international leadership roles in the sector.

Graduate Careers

Upon graduation you will be equipped to take up responsible positions within a wide range of industries worldwide. Recent graduates have progressed into roles within electronic design, chip design, automation and control systems, embedded systems and communication systems. Opportunities also exist for further academic study towards a doctorate degree and a career in research.

Accreditation

The course is fully accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) which is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community, with more than 150,000 members in 127 countries.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Physics of Semiconductor Devices
  • Engineering Business Environment and Energy Studies
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Embedded Systems 
  • Study Skills and Research Methods 
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      One year full-time (January starters: 18 months full-time) with optional one year placement available.

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      A minimum of two years part-time.

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject.
  • We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world.
  • If you have no formal academic qualifications but do have extensive industry experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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