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

Year of Entry 2024/25
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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 2024. Get started with our online form, or call 0330 024 6390.

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We are unable to accept applications from international students through clearing. Please complete our international application form instead.

 

Everything you need to know...

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    What is the fee?

    Home: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
    International/EU: £16,655 per year

  • Time

    How long will I study?

    1 Year

  • Location

    Where will I study?

    City Campus

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    What is the UCAS code?

    H620

  • Date

    When do I start?

    September 2024


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.

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  • Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

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.



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

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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 laboratory work and projects.

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 lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

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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

We will offer flexibility on our usual entry requirements for clearing applicants. Please call us on 0330 024 6390 to discuss your options and apply.

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.

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


Modules

Important notice: The structure of this course is periodically reviewed and enhanced to provide the best possible learning experience for our students and ensure ongoing compliance with any professional, statutory and regulatory body standards. Module structure, content, delivery and assessment may change, but we expect the focus of the course and the learning outcomes to remain as described above. Following any changes, updated module information will be published on this page.

Final year

Compulsory modules

Module
Credits
Assessment
Automation, Robotics & Control System Engineering
Credits 40
Assessment Coursework(50%) , Exam(50%)
Power Electronics, Systems And Renewable Energy
Credits 40
Assessment Coursework(50%) , Exam(50%)
Project: Implementation
Credits 20
Assessment Coursework(100%)
Project: Management And Scoping
Credits 20
Assessment Coursework(100%)

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/25 is £9,250 per year. These fees are regulated by the UK government and are therefore subject to changes in government policy. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

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 2024/25 is £16,655 per year.

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Financial support for home/EU students

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

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

 

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This course has places available in clearing. Get started with our online form, or call 0330 024 6390.

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Teaching

We are Gold rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for the outstanding quality of our teaching and student outcomes

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Employment

95% of our UK graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (2020/21 Graduate Outcomes Survey)

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Study in our £11 million Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre and get hands-on experience with industry-standard equipment

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