MEng Computer Systems and Electronics (Applied Environmental Engineering)

93% of UWTSD students at the School of Applied Computing were satisfied with their course – NSS 2017.

There has long been a demand in industry for the computer expert who can understand the hardware, software and communications aspect of computer and electronic systems.  While many courses cover one or other of these important topics this programme will educate you in all of these areas. 

Key Facts

Course Length:
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time

Scholarships and Bursaries

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Year 1 modules

  • Analogue Electronics (20 credits)
  • Computer Engineering and Microprocessors (20 credits)
  • Computer Programming (20 credits)
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles (20 credits)
  • Mathematics (20 credits)
  • Study and Workshop Skills (20 credits)

Year 2 modules

  • Circuit Design and Analysis (20 credits)
  • Digital Signal Processing (20 credits)
  • Group Project (20 credits)
  • Network Operating Systems and Security (20 credits)
  • Object-Oriented Programming (20 credits)
  • Project Management (10 credits)
  • Research Methods (10 credits)

Year 3 modules

  • Major Project (40 credits)
  • Digital Systems Synthesis (20 credits)
  • Critical & Real-time Applications Programming (20 credits)
  • Electronic Systems Design (20 credits)
  • Embedded Microcontrollers (20 credits)

Year 4 modules

  • Micro Power Generation (20 credits)
  • Water Treatment Technology (20 credits)
  • Optional module (20 credits)
  • Group Project (60 credits)

Typical A-Level Offer:

280 UCAS tariff points to include two C grades at A-Level/AVCE; or 
BTEC National Diploma grades Merit, Pass, Pass; or 
BTEC National Certificate grades Merit, Merit; or 
NVQ Level 3 - Pass

Subjects at Advanced Level should include Computing, ICT, Maths, Science or similar. GCSE Maths grade C or above is preferred.

Typical International Baccalaureate Offer:

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Here is some information from one of the first graduates of this programme in 2016 and what he's doing now:

Aidan Kiely

UK/EU Tuition Fees

Visit our UK/EU Tuition Fees section to find out more.

Overseas Tuition Fees

Visit our Overseas Fees section to find out more.

Bursaries and Scholarships

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit our Bursaries and Scholarship section.

It is possible to complete this programme of study without any additional costs.

Students may wish to purchase materials for modules, such as major project but this is not a requirement and will have no bearing on the final grade.