Computing Sciences

BEng (Hons) COMPUTER SYSTEMS ENGINEERING WITH A YEAR IN INDUSTRY

Key details 

BENG (HONS) COMPUTER SYSTEMS ENGINEERING WITH A YEAR IN INDUSTRY

Start Year
2023
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Engineering
UCAS course code
HG6M
Entry Requirements
ABB (specific subject requirements apply).
Duration (years)
4

Assessment for Year 1

We have a mixture of individual and group assessments. These include written work, presentations or demonstrations, and exams (closed and/or time-limited assessment). They combine theoretical understanding with practical application and are designed to test the range of skills and competencies required for the learning outcomes of each module. Additionally, there is a synoptic project, covering material from all modules. 

You’ll be assessed by a combination of:  

  • Examination (approximately 30%) 
  • Demonstrations and Presentations (approximately 40%) 
  • Written assignments (approximately 30%) 
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Assessment for Year 2

We have a mixture of individual and group assessments. These include written work, presentations or demonstrations, and exams (closed and/or time-limited assessment). They combine theoretical understanding with practical application and are designed to test the range of skills and competencies required for the learning outcomes of each module. The balance of assessment types varies according to the options chosen. Additionally, there is a synoptic project, covering material from all modules. 

You’ll be assessed by a combination of:  

  • Examination (typically 30%) 
  • Demonstrations and Presentations (typically 40%) 
  • Written assignments (typically 30%) 
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Assessment for Year 3

This year is assessed through a series of periodic reports during the placement and a final report, completed at the end of the placement. The placement year is a pass/fail assessment. 

 

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Assessment for Year 4

We have a mixture of individual and group assessments. These include written work, presentations or demonstrations, and exams (closed and/or time-limited assessment). They combine theoretical understanding with practical application and are designed to test the range of skills and competencies required for the learning outcomes of each module. The balance of assessment types varies according to the options chosen. Additionally, there is an individual project which is assessed through a combination of written work and demonstration or presentation. 

You’ll be assessed by a combination of:  

  • Examination (typically 20%) 
  • Demonstrations and Presentations (typically 25%) 
  • Project (30%) 
  • Written assignments (typically 25%) 
Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Assessment for Year 1

We have a mixture of individual and group assessments. These include written work, presentations or demonstrations, and exams (closed and/or time-limited assessment). They combine theoretical understanding with practical application and are designed to test the range of skills and competencies required for the learning outcomes of each module. Additionally, there is a synoptic project, covering material from all modules. 

You’ll be assessed by a combination of:  

  • Examination (approximately 30%) 
  • Demonstrations and Presentations (approximately 40%) 
  • Written assignments (approximately 30%) 
Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Assessment for Year 2

We have a mixture of individual and group assessments. These include written work, presentations or demonstrations, and exams (closed and/or time-limited assessment). They combine theoretical understanding with practical application and are designed to test the range of skills and competencies required for the learning outcomes of each module. The balance of assessment types varies according to the options chosen. Additionally, there is a synoptic project, covering material from all modules. 

You’ll be assessed by a combination of:  

  • Examination (typically 30%) 
  • Demonstrations and Presentations (typically 40%) 
  • Written assignments (typically 30%) 
Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Assessment for Year 3

This year is assessed through a series of periodic reports during the placement and a final report, completed at the end of the placement. The placement year is a pass/fail assessment. 

 

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Assessment for Year 4

We have a mixture of individual and group assessments. These include written work, presentations or demonstrations, and exams (closed and/or time-limited assessment). They combine theoretical understanding with practical application and are designed to test the range of skills and competencies required for the learning outcomes of each module. The balance of assessment types varies according to the options chosen. Additionally, there is an individual project which is assessed through a combination of written work and demonstration or presentation. 

You’ll be assessed by a combination of:  

  • Examination (typically 20%) 
  • Demonstrations and Presentations (typically 25%) 
  • Project (30%) 
  • Written assignments (typically 25%) 
Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Entry Requirements

A Levels

ABB including one A-Level in Mathematics, Computing Science, Digital Technology, Physics, Chemistry, Electronics or Economics. If you are taking an EPQ and three A-levels, we may offer you a one grade reduction on our advertised typical offer, if you achieve an A in the EPQ.

T Levels

Obtain an overall Pass including a B in the core of the T Level and a Distinction in the Occupational Specialism. Acceptable subjects are: Science, Design Surveying and Planning for Construction, Digital Production Design and Development, Digital Business Services, Digital Support Services.

BTEC

DDM acceptable in an IT, Engineering or Science-based subject, excluding BTEC Public Services, Uniformed Services and Business Administration.

Scottish highers

AAABB including Grade A in Mathematics, Computing Science, Chemistry, Physics or Economics.

Scottish highers advanced

BCC including Mathematics, Computing Science, Chemistry, Physics or Economics.

Irish leaving certificate

3 subjects at H2, 3 subjects at H3 including Mathematics, Computing Science, Chemistry, Physics or Economics.

Access course

Pass the Access to HE Diploma with Distinction in 30 credits at Level 3 and Merit in 15 credits at Level 3, including 12 credits in Mathematics, Computing, Physics, Electronics or Economics.

European Baccalaureate

75% overall including 7 in Mathematics, Computing Science, Chemistry, Physics or Economics.

International Baccalaureate

32 including HL5 in Mathematics, Computing Science, Chemistry, Physics or Economics.

GCSE offer

You are required to have Mathematics at a minimum of Grade B or Grade 5 and English Language at a minimum of Grade C or Grade 4 at GCSE.

Additional entry requirements

UEA are committed to ensuring that Higher Education is accessible to all, regardless of their background or experiences. One of the ways we do this is through our contextual admissions schemes. 

We welcome and value a wide range of alternative qualifications.  If you have a qualification which is not listed here, please contact us via Admissions Enquiries.

A-Level General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted.   Where applicable Science A Levels awarded by an English Exam board require a pass in the practical element.

If you do not meet the academic requirements for direct entry, you may be interested in one of our Foundation Year programmes such as BSc Computing Science with a Foundation Year.

Important note

Once enrolled onto your course at UEA, your progression and continuation (which may include your eligibility for study abroad, overseas experience, placement or year in industry opportunities) is contingent on meeting the assessment requirements which are relevant to the course on which you are enrolled.

International Requirements

We accept many international qualifications for entry to this course. View our International Students pages for specific information about your country.

INTO University of East Anglia

If you do not meet the academic and/or English language requirements for direct entry our partner, INTO UEA offers progression on to this undergraduate degree upon successful completion of a preparation programme. Depending on your interests, and your qualifications you can take a variety of routes to this degree:

International Foundation in Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences 

International Foundation in Physical Sciences and Engineering 

Students for whom english is a foreign language

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading): 

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) for year 1 entry
  • IELTS: 6.5 overall (minimum 6.0 in all components) for year 2 entry

We also accept a number of other English language tests. Review our English Language Equivalencies for a list of example qualifications that we may accept to meet this requirement.

 If you do not yet meet the English language requirements for this course, INTO UEA offer a variety of English language programmes which are designed to help you develop the English skills necessary for successful undergraduate study: 

Interviews

Most applicants will not be called for an interview and a decision will be made via UCAS Track. However, for some applicants an interview will be requested. Where an interview is required the Admissions Service will contact you directly to arrange a time. 

Gap year

We welcome applications from students who have already taken or intend to take a gap year.  We believe that a year between school and university can be of substantial benefit. You are advised to indicate your reason for wishing to defer entry on your UCAS application. 

Intakes

This course is open to UK and International applicants. The annual intake is in September each year. 

Course Reference Number: 6774705

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

See our Tuition Fees page for further information. 

Scholarships and Bursaries

We are committed to ensuring that costs do not act as a barrier to those aspiring to come to a world leading university and have developed a funding package to reward those with excellent qualifications and assist those from lower income backgrounds. 

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates.

 

Course related costs

You are eligible for reduced fees during the year in industry. Further details are available on our Tuition Fees webpages. 

There may be extra costs related to items such as travel and accommodation during your year in industry, which will vary depending on location. 

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of other course-related costs. 

 

Course Reference Number: 6774705

How to Apply

Apply for this course through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS), using UCAS Hub. 

UCAS Hub is a secure online application system that allows you to apply for full-time undergraduate courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom.

Your application does not have to be completed all at once. Register or sign in to UCAS to get started. 

Once you submit your completed application, UCAS will process it and send it to your chosen universities and colleges.

The Institution code for the University of East Anglia is E14.

View our guide to applying through UCAS for useful tips, key dates and further information:

How to apply through UCAS

Course Reference Number: 6774705
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Engineering
UCAS course code
HG6M
Entry Requirements
ABB (specific subject requirements apply).
Duration (years)
4
Computing makes a significant contribution to humanity, in everything from arts, culture and entertainment, to business, health and communications. On this degree, you’ll master the intricacies of computer science, and how it can be applied to advanced machinery, networks, devices and electronics. If you have a passion for building hardware or writing code, this is the course for you. On this variant of the course, you’ll also be able to put your skills to the test on a work placement, allowing you to put theory into practice in an industry environment, and boosting your employability even further.
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