Engineering Degree Apprenticeship (Electronics)

About the course

Apprenticeship Standard: Embedded Electronic Systems Design and Development Engineer

Final Award: BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electronic Engineers design and develop electronic circuits, devices and systems for a range of industries.

Employees undertaking this course will develop the latest expertise in the fields such as digital signal processing, microelectronic & VLSI design practice, robotics and neural networks, power systems applications and implementation, and advanced power conversion and control application trends.

Why choose this course?

  • This BEng Honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering will give you a sound technological background in the field of electrical and electronic engineering.
  • You will have access to modern engineering tools which will give you the advantage of experiencing a hi-tech laboratory environment.

What will I study?

The School has a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning with most modules delivered through a combination of traditional face to face teaching and distance learning through the university's StudyNet web based facility. With a heavy emphasis on Computer Aided Engineering, the school has a policy of using industrial standard software wherever possible.

This engineering apprenticeship follows a part time, day release model with some block teaching in each Semester.


The broad-based skills acquired during this course will equip you to enter a wide range of electrical and electronics sectors.  Our previous graduates have found employment in medical electronics, power generation and distribution industries, communications, avionics and automotive electronics, with many successfully moving into management positions within a few years. Many others decide to stay at the University and extend their engineering education to a postgraduate level.