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Top-up your foundation degree and complement your existing knowledge with expert level skills in electrical power, electronic systems design, manufacturing systems design and engineering management techniques. Undertake a major project related in an area of electrical engineering of your choice.
This course is essentially the final year of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. It includes a major project related to your selected topic of electrical engineering. The project needs to demonstrate the skills expected of degree-level students, including a clear argument, rigorous data, critical analysis and solid conclusions.
Teaching is enriched by our research into areas such as automotive mechatronics, control engineering, materials and structural analysis, manufacturing systems and advanced maintenance.
Sunderland has excellent facilities including laboratories for electronics, robotics and programmable logic controllers. We also have workshops and advanced modelling software that is the latest industry standard.
Please contact us to discuss part-time options.
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, group work, laboratory projects and e-learning. We encourage you to develop independent study skills. You will also have opportunities to present ideas to other students and develop concepts within groups.
As well as assessments that count towards your degree, there are also on-going assessments for feedback and consolidating your learning. Assessment methods include exams, multiple-choice tests and projects.
This course can be studied full-time and part-time. If you study the one year top-up, full-time, you will be on campus two to three days a week. If you study across two years, part-time, you will be on campus one day per week.
Full and part-time Level 2 top-up options are also available which are likely to include teaching over three days a week.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
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The typical entry requirement is successful completion of one of the following:
There are a range of qualifications that would satisfy the entry requirements and we will consider each application individually.
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
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The annual, full-time fee for this course is:
Part-time fees are £6,935 per 120 credits. Please note that part-time courses are not available to international students who require a Student visa to study in the UK.
*European Union (EU), EEA (European Economic Area), and Swiss nationals who do not qualify for the EU Settlement Scheme are classed as international, however, for 23/24 admission you will receive a European student fee scholarship and will pay the home tuition fee rate for the duration of your studies. The discounted fee will be reflected in your offer letter. Learn more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
Recent graduates have secured graduate jobs that pay around £28,000 a year, with companies such as McLaren Automotive, General Motors and Nissan.
Sunderland has a good reputation with employers. Our recent graduates have gone on to work for companies such as McLaren Automotive, General Motors, Jaguar, Perkins Engines and Parametrics Technology. Other graduates conduct research within major automotive manufacturers such as Ford, Vauxhall and Nissan.
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