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Year of Entry 2021/22
BEng (Honours)

Electrical Engineering (1 year top-up)

Full-time Engineering

Increase the number of industry opportunities available by building on your existing knowledge and experience and enhancing your qualifications.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home: £9,250 per year
International/EU: £13,995 per year
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? H620
When do I start? September 2021

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Course summary

  • Gain the skills and knowledge needed to advance in your career.
  • Gain practical laboratory skills and experience.
  • Study on a course designed to meet the requirements of industrial manufacturers.
  • Convert your previous qualification into a full honours degree.

This top-up award is suitable for you if you have a HND or foundation degree and wish to develop your award to degree level. It prepares you for a career in an industry where there is a demand for engineers with a sound knowledge of engineering applications, as well as people who understand the necessary techniques to develop, test and maintain them.

How you learn

You learn through

  • lectures
  • problem solving tutorials or seminars
  • computer based learning
  • open learning materials
  • project and laboratory work
  • workshop activities to develop practical engineering skills
  • problem based learning
  • independent study
  • self or group directed learning

Course leaders and tutors

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Tim Breikin
Reader in Control Engineering

Tim started his academic career in the UK as a Lecturer at the University of Manchester, in February 2004. Prior to that appointment he had nine years of research ex … Read more

Applied learning

Applied learning is the ethos at the heart of all Sheffield Hallam courses, meaning that you are given the opportunity to put your study into practice.

You'll be taught by professionals who are active in their field - so you'll get cutting edge, industry focused knowledge of your subject. You'll gain real-world skills through placements, workshops and live projects, often getting the opportunity to work with big global brands.

Work experience is also embedded into every year of the course, so you polish your workplace skills alongside building a solid knowledge of your subject. Applied learning means that when you do start work, you can dive in and make things happen.

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Future careers

Industry needs specialist graduate engineers capable of applying advanced techniques to a range of disciplines. This course prepares you for a career in

  • automation and robotics
  • electrical energy
  • power
  • industrial instrumentation and control
  • other industries

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus through a structured mix of online lessons and face-to-face teaching with access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • modern laboratories
  • state-of-the-art software and equipment
  • highly experienced and knowledgeable staff

Entry requirements

All students

You normally need a BTEC Higher National Diploma or a Foundation Degree in a relevant subject or equivalent.

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

If English is not your first language you must have an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Automation And Robotics Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Control Systems Engineering Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
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Module: Electrical Power Systems Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Individual Project (Eec - Ceng Route) Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Electronic Engineering Applications Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Power Electronics And Renewable Energy Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2021/22 is £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £13,995 per year.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

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You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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