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Electronic Engineering BEng (Top Up)

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Subject area

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Mode of study

1 year full-time



UK £9,250

International £23,615

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Ranked top five in London for Electronic and Electrical Engineering, by the Guardian University Guide 2023 and the Complete University Guide 2024.

BEng Electronic Engineering programme aims to produce graduates that are creative, knowledgeable, have perspective and are professional in their approach. This electronic engineering top-up degree is ideal for students qualified to Higher National Diploma (HND) level in the general area of electronic engineering and who want to further their educational development to degree level and beyond.

This programme will allow students to develop the knowledge, understanding, cognitive and technical skills to work and research in electronic engineering. The programme focuses on analogue and digital electronics, Signal processing and emerging technologies in electronic engineering. Graduates will be able to design, integrate, and develop technological solutions for the generation of electronic engineering systems. The programme provides a coherent curriculum that develops problem-solving, professional development, and transferable skills required to work in electronic engineering and related industries.

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Course content

This course can be studied 1 year full-time, starting in September.

Year 1

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

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Careers and your future

Graduates from Brunel University London rank 27th nationally, and 9th in London for the salaries they earn - earning £4,300 more than the median salary across the university sector.*

An electronic engineering degree from Brunel will give you the design, analytical and creative skills to play a leading role in the dynamic and rapidly expanding technological industries. Also, it will set you up with the knowledge and skills to work at the forefront of all the major areas of electronic engineering.

Brunel's closeness to the highest concentration of the UK's information engineering and telecommunications industry – in London and along the M4 corridor – means our placement and careers network is second to none.

Our graduates have gone on to work for high-profile companies including IBM, Intel, Mercedes, Microsoft, National Grid and Siemens.

*Longitudinal Employment Outcomes 2022

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UK entry requirements

  • This electronic engineering top-up degree is for students qualified to Higher National Diploma (HND) in the general area of electronic engineering (FHEQ – L5)
  • Merit pass (or equivalent) for all modules at level 5 HND in Electronic Engineering subjects.

Please check our Admissions pages for more information on other factors we use to assess applicants as well as our full GCSE requirements and accepted equivalencies in place of GCSEs.

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Fees and funding

2024/25 entry


£9,250 full-time


£23,615 full-time

Fees quoted are per year and may be subject to an annual increase. Home undergraduate student fees are regulated and are currently capped at £9,250 per year; any changes will be subject to changes in government policy. International fees will increase annually, by no more than 5% or RPI (Retail Price Index), whichever is the greater.

More information on any additional course-related costs.

See our fees and funding page for full details of undergraduate scholarships available to Brunel applicants.

Please refer to the scholarships pages to view discounts available to eligible EU undergraduate applicants.

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Teaching and Learning

The BEng Electronic Engineering programme at level 6 has one compulsory and 4 optional modules providing more core knowledge culminating in the final year project, requiring the application of substantial depth and breadth of knowledge acquired across the programme. The curriculum will also expand students' learning into sustainability aspects of engineering and artificial intelligence, and embedded systems.

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Assessment and feedback

The assessment strategy is developed in mind to cover all needs and abilities of students and to help them achieve the programme learning outcomes, make studying more interactive for the students, and help them benefit from continued professional development. Therefore, the programme's assessments will be informative, open book in-lab tests and summative formats.

Read our guide on how to avoid plagiarism in your assessments at Brunel.