MEng Computer Science and Electronics (GH46)
2017 entryFind a course
|Application method||UCAS/Common Application|
|Course duration||4 year(s) full-time|
|Location of course||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study||Part-time study is not available on this course|
|Number of applicants accepted for 2015/16||18 overall for Joint Honours Computer Science and Electronics courses|
About MEng Computer Science and Electronics
This is a joint programme between the departments of Computer Science and Electrical and Electronic Engineering, designed to meet the needs of the computing and electronics industries. The course provides full accreditation for the qualification of Chartered Engineer.
The Bristol area is home to a range of thriving and world-leading semiconductor design companies who contribute to our curriculum design as well as hosting industry-based projects.
The first two years cover the foundations of computing and electronics, equipping you to work confidently in both software and hardware. Year three includes a major project, either based in industry, or industry-inspired and undertaken in the University. The fourth year allows you to tailor your degree to suit your interests through your of choice of individual project and option subjects.
- Introduction to Computer Architecture
- Linear Circuits
- Programming and Algorithms l
- Programming and Algorithms ll
- Engineering Mathematics
- Discrete Mathematics
- Data Structures and Algorithms
- Symbols, Patterns and Signals
- Language Engineering
- Digital Systems
- Signals and Systems
- Digital Design, Group Project
- Professional Studies
- Industrial Project
- Digital Filters and Spectral Analysis
- A choice of five units from:
- Communication Systems
- Design Verification
- High Performance Computing
- Image Processing and Computer Vision
- Introduction to Machine Learning
- Mobile Communications
- Networking Protocol Principles
- Individual Research Project A choice of eight units from:
- Advanced Computer Architecture
- Advanced DSP & FPGA Implementation
- Advanced Mobile Radio Techniques
- Broadband Wireless Communications
- Cloud Computing
- Device Interconnect - Principles and Practice
- Image and Video Coding
- Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise
- Interactive Devices
- Robotic Systems
- Speech and Audio Processing
- VLSI Design
Further details about the course structure for Electronics
Typical offer for MEng Computer Science and Electronics
(including international A-levels)
|AAA including Mathematics*. An offer of AAB (including A in Mathematics) may be made in exceptional circumstances.|
(including international A-levels)
|AAB including A in Mathematics*|
|IB Diploma||36 overall to include 18 points at Higher Level with 6 in Higher Level Mathematics|
|34 overall to include 17 points at Higher Level with 6 in Higher Level Mathematics|
|Cambridge Pre-U||Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3|
|Access||Pass Access to HE Diploma (Science or Science and Engineering) with 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. 15 credits at level 3 Mathematics are required with 12 of these at Distinction. The Mathematics units taken should include calculus, algebra and trigonometry. Where possible we recommend taking as many level 3 mathematics credits as possible. A-level Mathematics at grade A.**|
|BTEC||DDD (Engineering) plus A-level Mathematics at grade A.**|
|SQA||SH: AAAAB and AH: AA including Mathematics|
|Welsh Bacc||Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade|
|EB||85% overall with 8.5 in Mathematics|
|International qualifications||Qualifications, scholarships and local information sources for your country|
|English language requirements||Profile E
Further information about English language requirements
|Subjects required at GCSE or equivalent:||Grade C in Mathematics and English. In England, where numerical GCSE grades will start to replace letter GCSE grades, we will be aligning the two grading schemes as follows: 4 or 5 is C, 6 is B, 7 is A, and 8 or 9 is A*.|
|Academic qualifications||*Preferred second subjects are: Physics, Electronics, Further Maths, Computing, Computer Science, Statistics **Where A-level Mathematics is not offered alongside this qualification, please see section 2.2 in the admissions statement.|
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This course is recognised by the following organisations:
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 a Chartered Engineer.
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