BEng (Hons) Computer Science and Electronics

University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
January September
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Entry Requirements

  • SQA Highers: ABBB by end of S5 or ABBBB/AABB from S4–S6, to include Mathematics at Grade A. We strongly recommend that you study Advanced Higher Mathematics.
  • A Levels: ABB in one sitting, to include Mathematics at Grade A.
  • IB: 32 points overall and award of IB Diploma to include Mathematics HL at Grade 6, plus two further HL subjects at Grade 5.


Year 1

  • Your time will usually be divided between engineering, mathematics and optional courses. You study several branches of engineering, followed by the first in-depth study of your preferred subject.
  • For most of our programmes you can choose an optional subject from the sciences or the arts. Chemical engineering students must take chemistry in the first year.

Year 2

  • You will study your chosen branch of engineering, supported by classes in mathematics. You will begin to apply your scientific and mathematical skills to real problem solving.

Year 3

  • You will now be able to focus almost entirely on your chosen field of engineering. At the end of your third year, you will have the option of completing one more year for a BEng (Hons) or studying for a further two years for an MEng (Hons).

Year 4

  • You will concentrate on specialist study and innovative coursework that will prepare you for your professional career. Increasingly you will spend time on individual- or group-design projects. These projects include working with students from other disciplines in our unique Royal Academy of Engineering.
  • MEng students will produce a substantial project that may involve working overseas or in industry.

Year 5

  • As Year 4.

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