Skip to content

BEng (Honours) Electrical Engineering (1 year top-up)

Oscilloscope
Year of Entry 2022/23
BEng (Honours)

Electrical Engineering (1 year top-up)

Course in clearing
Full-time Engineering

Increase your industry opportunities by enhancing your engineering qualifications and build on your existing knowledge and experience.


Places available in clearing

Apply for a place on this course starting in 2022. Call us now on 0330 024 6390 or apply online.

Clearing is not open to international students this year.

 

Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home: £9,250 per year
International/EU: £14,415 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 2022

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.

Please follow us on Twitter or Instagram to keep up to date on all things Engineering at Sheffield Hallam.


How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

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

No photo of Tim Breikin found
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 laboratory work and projects.

Applied learning means that when you do start work, you can dive in and make things happen.

UG open day 2022

Come to an open day

Find out more at our undergraduate open days. Book now for your place.

Learn more

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

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as 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.

City Campus map | Campus facilities | Keeping safe on Campus


City Campus map
Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

Get directions
Adsetts library
Adsetts library

Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.

Learn more

Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

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

Learn more about your department

Engineering and Maths Facilities Tour

Take a look around the Engineering and Maths facilities at Sheffield Hallam University with principal lecturer and recruitment lead Dr Natalie Haynes.

Department page

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 or over 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
Exam
Module: Electrical Power Systems Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Individual Project Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
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 2022/23 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 2022/23 is £14,415 per year.

Students sat on a sofa

Financial support for home/EU students

How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

Learn more

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.

Additional costs for Engineering courses (PDF, 288.7KB)

Legal information

Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.

 

Apply now for a 2022 start

This course has places available in clearing. Call us now on 0330 024 6390 or apply online.

Clearing is not open to international students this year.

Apply online

Not ready to apply?

Sign up for clearing updates and we'll guide you through the clearing process.

Sign up Ask a question

Where next?

Want to know more about Sheffield Hallam? Get your questions answered with our tips, guides and information.

Image of students in a UG open day

Come to an open day

Meet our students and staff, see our campuses and accommodation, and get all the information you need.

Book now
UG prospectus

Order a prospectus

Find out everything you need to know about studying at Sheffield Hallam.

Order your copy today
Accommodation buildings

Find accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for all first year students. All of our halls are in popular student areas, and close to our campuses.

Find your home from home
Share this page

Cancel event

Are you sure you want to cancel your place on Saturday 12 November?

Close