Course Comparison

Course BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Award Bachelor of Engineering - BEng (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement (+ optional placement) (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics
Entry requirements
A level
To include C @ A level Mathematics and grade C at second relevant subject. Relevant subjects include design technology, electronics, engineering, further mathematics, physics, pure mathematics, statistics, use of mathematics OR chemistry. Excluding general studies. 
                                                                                                                       
BTEC
18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DDM in engineering/science/technology BTEC. To include merit in mathematics as a core module: mathematics for technicians, mathematics for engineering.

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All Access courses
The tutor will look at Access on an individual basis. Please contact the admissions team at admissions@plymouth.ac.uk

International Baccalaureate
30 overall to include 4 at Higher Level mathematics and 4 at Higher Level relevant second science/technology subject. English and mathematics must be included.

Other qualifications considered, please enquire for further details.

English language requirements

Students may also apply for the BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.
A level
To include grade D in relevant subject, and grade D in AS/A level Mathematics; Use of Mathematics. Relevant subjects include; biology, chemistry, design technology, electronics, engineering, further mathematics, mathematics/use of mathematics, physics, pure mathematics, statistics OR computing. Excluding general studies.

BTEC
18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DMM in engineering/science/technology BTEC. To include merit in mathematics as a core module mathematics for technicians.

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All Access courses
33 credits at merit and/or distinction and to include at least 12 Level 3 credits in a relevant subject with merit, and a pass in all mathematics units. Including GCSE English and Mathematics grade C /4 or above or equivalent.

International Baccalaureate
28 overall to include 4 at Higher Level relevant subject, plus pass in mathematics subject. English and mathematics must be included.

Some double awards and other qualifications accepted; please enquire for further details.

English language requirements

Students may also apply for the BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary