Course Comparison

Course MEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year
Award Master of Engineering - MEng (Hons) Bachelor of Engineering - BEng (Hons)
Duration 4 years 4 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
To include B at A level mathematics and grade B at a second relevant subject. Relevant subjects include design technology, electronics, engineering, further mathematics, physics, pure mathematics, statistics, use of mathematics OR chemistry. Excluding general studies.

International Baccalaureate: 32 overall to include 5 at Higher Level mathematics and 5 at Higher Level relevant second subject. English and mathematics must be included.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DDM in engineering/science/technology BTEC. To include distinction 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.

Pass Access to HE Diploma (i.e. mathematics, science, combined) with at least 33 credits at merit and/or distinction and to include at least 12 credits in mathematics units with merit. Individual interview/diagnostic test please contact admissions@plymouth.ac.uk for further information.

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

From minimum of 2 A levels. Excluding general studies

BTEC
18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: MMP.
12 Unit BTEC National Certificate/QCF Diploma: DM.

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
Pass Access Course (any subject) (including GCSE English and Mathematics grade C or above or equivalent).

International Baccalaureate
24 overall– English and mathematics must be included.

GCSE
Mathematics at grade C or above.

Mature students with appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply. 
For those who do not meet the requirements, please enquire for further details.

English language requirements

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