Our policy is to accept students from a wide range of different backgrounds, so please do not hesitate to contact us if you are in any doubt about the suitability of your qualifications
If you are studying 'A' levels, our requirements for entry to 1st Year are three good passses in appropriate subjects. These should include Maths and preferably Physics. However, applicants studying Chemistry or Electronics would also be considered. For entry to our MEng. degrees the required 'A' level grades are AAB. For entry to our BEng. degrees we require ABB.
|A-levels (GCE/VCE)||AAB inc. Maths plus at least one other technical subject inc. Physics, Chemistry or Electronics||ABB inc. Maths plus at least one other technical subject inc. Physics, Chemistry or Electronics|
|Scottish Highers||AB + AAABB inc. 2 Advanced Highers in Maths and Physics||AB + AABBB inc. 2 Advanced Highers in Maths and Physics|
|Irish Leaving Certificate (Higher Level)||AAAABB from 6 highers inc. Maths and Physics||AABBBB from 6 highers inc. Maths and Physics|
|BTEC Level N (National Diploma)||DDD in an appropriate subject area inc. D in Further Maths for Technicians|
|International Baccalaureate||35 points inc. 6 Maths and Physics||33 points inc. 6 Maths and Physics|
|Welsh Baccalaureate||Pass + AA inc. Maths and Physics||Pass + AB inc. Maths and Physics|
|Advanced Diploma||Engineering grade A, plus grade B in A-level Maths|
|Cambridge Pre-U||D3 D3 M2||D3 M2 M2|
|Foundation year||Applicants without the appropriate entry education background may enter our degree via one of our foundation year programmes H602 Electronic Engineeering with Foundation Year and H603 Electrical Engineering with Foundation. We also accept foundation year qualification from a number of higher education institutions.
Typical entry requirements for our Foundation Year degree courses H602/H602 are GCE A-levels at ABB (or an equivalent qualification) and GCSE Math grade C or equivalent and GCSE Science grade B or equivalent.
Applicants with certain education backgrounds may be asked to complete a maths exercise. Further information about this can be found here
Further details on specific international qualifications can be found on the University's International Qualifications page.