course page design 1
Undergraduate MEng

Electronic and Computer Engineering

You’ll gain the skills to innovate, create and find solutions.
arrow right
Apply now
arrow right
Stay updated
arrow right
Book Open Day
Course options
Starting
2024

Course overview

Electronics and computing are two key growth areas for the technology industry, both making spectacular advances and impacting modern life beyond recognition. Studying all things electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering at Kent will allow you to be part of this revolution and to gain the knowledge and skills to make your own mark in this exciting field.

The combination of electronic engineering skills with advanced knowledge of computer hardware and software engineering prepare you for creating the systems of the future. This course teaches many exciting topics including robotics/mechatronics, embedded systems, and artificial intelligence, as well as providing you with skills employers look for such as creativity, entrepreneurship and team working.

The final year of the MEng degree brings your engineering skills up to an advanced level, providing a broad knowledge of business perspectives and extra opportunities for group project work.

Accreditation

This degree has been accredited by IET, The Institute of Engineering and Technology.

Why study Electronic and Computer Engineering at Kent?

Placement opportunities

We have excellent industrial links, providing you with many placement opportunities.   

earth

94%

94% of research at Kent was found to be of international quality in the most recent research rankings (REF 2021).

World-class facilities.

We have invested in cutting-edge equipment and facilities that will support you during your degree.  

Demand for graduates.

In a world going through technological, economic and cultural change, the demand for our graduates is increasing every year.

Professional recognition

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), which enables fast-track career progression as a professional engineer.

Everything you need to know about our Electronic and Computer Engineering course

Entry requirements

Typical A level offer
BBB
The University will consider applications from students offering a wide range of qualifications. Click below to find out more.

Course structure

The first year of our course lays the foundation for the rest of your studies and includes modules on programming, electronics, engineering design, digital technologies, and engineering mathematics. As your knowledge grows, you discover which areas particularly interest you, so that by your final year you can select your specialism.

How you'll study

You'll have access to academics who are pushing boundaries with their research. Kent is an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research as well as being experts in programming languages and artificial intelligence.
course page design 3
flexible-image-design-extra2

Encouraging innovation.

We have invested in cutting-edge equipment and facilities that will support you during your degree programme or research.

Your future

Our graduates find employment in a huge range of sectors such as aerospace and automative industries, the armed forces and the Ministry of Defence, construction and building services, energy utilities, government agencies, manufacturing industries, medical engineering, oil and gas industries, process industries, the public sector, research establishments and transport including road and railways.    

Help finding a job

The School of Engineering holds an annual Employability and Careers Day where you can meet local and national employers and discuss career opportunities. Ongoing support is provided by the School’s dedicated Employability Officer.

Creative UK: FREE student membership for all our students. Designed to propel the careers of emerging creatives.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2024 entry

The 2024/25 annual tuition fees for this course are:

Full-time

  • UK
    £9,250
  • EU
    £22,700
  • International
    £22,700

For details of when and how to pay fees and charges, please see our Student Finance Guide.

For students continuing on this programme, fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.* 

Your fee status

The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.

Find out more about accommodation and living costs, plus general additional costs that you may pay when studying at Kent.

University funding

Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details. 

Government funding

You may be eligible for government finance to help pay for the costs of studying. See the Government's student finance website.

Scholarships

General scholarships

Scholarships are available for excellence in academic performance, sport and music and are awarded on merit. For further information on the range of awards available and to make an application see our scholarships website.

The Kent Scholarship for Academic Excellence

At Kent we recognise, encourage and reward excellence. We have created the Kent Scholarship for Academic Excellence. 

The scholarship will be awarded to any applicant who achieves a minimum of AAA over three A levels, or the equivalent qualifications (including BTEC and IB) as specified on our scholarships pages

The scholarship is also extended to those who achieve AAB at A level (or specified equivalents) where one of the subjects is either mathematics or a modern foreign language. Please review the eligibility criteria.

Scholarships

We have a range of subject-specific awards and scholarships for academic, sporting and musical achievement.

arrow right
Search scholarships
course page design 2

Next steps

Ready to apply?

If you are from the UK or Ireland, you must apply for this course through UCAS. If you are not from the UK or Ireland, you can apply through UCAS or directly on our website if you have never used UCAS and you do not intend to use UCAS in the future.

course page design 3

Join our community

Sign up and join our community.

Kent focus

Student life

Find out more about life at Kent.

Top 50

Kent ranked top 50 in the The Complete University Guide 2023 and The Times Good University Guide 2023.  

Kent Sport

Free membership for undergraduates living on campus in 2024.

Research excellence

Kent has risen 11 places in THE’s REF 2021 ranking, confirming us as a leading research university.

Accommodation

An unmissable part of your student experience.


Key information about this course