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MEng Computer and Electronic Systems with International Study

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UCAS Code (I200)

Dual accreditation with the IET and the British Computer Society (BCS)

MEng students may spend Year 4 studying abroad and overseas study opportunities are available within Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia and SE Asia. Students who spend Year 4 abroad are awarded the MEng with International Study.

The employability of CES graduates is one of the highest of all disciplines. They have taken up posts as system analysts, information security engineers and software designers with employers such as BP, Amazon, Cisco and Microsoft. 

Download the Computer & Electronic Systems leaflet for further information.

Course Structure

The degree follows the same structure as the MEng CES degree, but integrates a full year (Year 4) at a partner university overseas. Language classes may be taken to prepare for the year abroad and full academic credit is given for the subjects taken overseas.

Course Syllabus

Fundamental principles and concepts are established in Year 1 through electronic engineering, maths and computer science classes. Years 2 and 3 build on this base while introducing you to programming languages and techniques; computer communications; and hardware and software engineering systems. In Years 4 and 5 you customise your degree by choosing specialist topics such as Multimedia Information, Embedded Systems, AI Techniques, E-Commerce and Computer Security to match your career aspirations. There is also a group project. Transfer from BEng to MEng is possible. 

Entry Requirements

We accept a range of UK, EU and international qualifications for entry to our undergraduate degrees, details of which can be found in the following document.

Further information can also be obtained by contacting the Undergraduate Academic Selector.

How to apply

Applications to any of our courses must be submitted via UCAS at  As part of your application you will be asked to provide details of the subjects you are studying, or have studied, and any grades achieved, along with a personal statement and an academic/teacher reference. 

The personal statement is your opportunity to shine as an applicant, demonstrating your interest in your chosen university course and the types of activities (academic or otherwise) you are involved in. eg. Duke of Edinburgh awards, sports clubs, volunteering, work experience, hobbies and interests.  Remember applications must be submitted by the set UCAS deadlines.  Once your application has been submitted to UCAS, they then send it onto the appropriate University/(s) and Department for their consideration. 

The Applicants' Guide outlines the decision making process for our Department.

Key Contacts

UG Academic Selector
Dr Martin Given
Tel: +44 (0)141 548 2471

UG Admissions Secretary
Mr Darren Rank
Tel: +44 (0)141 548 2625