Computer Systems Engineering (4 Years) [MEng]

UCAS course code: GH4P

UCAS institution code: M20

Degree awarded: MEng

Duration: 4 years

Typical A level offer: Grades A*A*A including mathematics and a science subject.

Course fees: Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be announced once confirmed by the UK government. As a guide, the 2017 tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2018 entry. Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate fees pages.


All new UK/EU (home tuition fee) students, applying for first year entry, who achieve an A*A*A (A* in mathematics) or equivalent will be awarded the Kilburn Entry Scholarship worth £1,000.

Well qualified international students will be considered for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships.  For further details please see   EPS International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships  .

Number of places/applicants: The School of Computer Science receives in the region of 2000 applications per year for 225 places across our undergraduate degree courses.

Contact email:

Contact telephone: 44 (0)161 275 6124

How to apply: Apply through UCAS .

Course description

The Computer Systems Engineering programme delivers a degree course that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to develop computer-based systems with real-time response. Sophisticated electronic systems permeate all aspects of life. Typical examples include MP3 players, games consoles, mobile phones, vehicle control systems and radar. All of these are embedded systems, which typically contain one or more microprocessors, memory, a communications capability, application-specific hardware and software. Consequently a wide range of knowledge and skills are needed to support their development, including digital electronics, software engineering, computer architecture, and digital signal processing.

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