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Electronic Engineering BEng top-up

BEng (Hons)

Key facts

UCAS code


Start dates

September 2023 / September 2024



Course length

Full time: 1 year

Part time: up to 3 years


Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer

  • Engineering Council
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology


If you have a Foundation Degree and want to progress to a Bachelor of Engineering, our Electronic Engineering top-up course is for you. 

You will gain practical and applied electronics experience and solve real industry problems. 

We have a strong research group in the field of biomedical electronics. And strong links with the automotive industry with research in electric vehicles. So the applications of electronics in our course are based on these research areas. 

You will have access to specialist facilities, including;

  • CAD design suites
  • media technology laboratories
  • automotive laboratories
  • electronics laboratories.

You’ll also have support from our Academic Advisors and Student Support Coordinators. 

On completing your course you’ll gain accreditation as an Incorporated Engineer. 

Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons) degree students learning in a practical session at Oxford Brookes University

How to apply

Entry requirements

Specific entry requirements

Oxford Brookes Foundation Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Abingdon and Witney or Solihull College.

Holders of relevant foundation degrees or equivalent qualifications from other colleges or universities may be admitted if the modules they have studied are acceptable.

Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

English language requirements

Please see the University's standard English language requirements.

English requirements for visas

If you need a student visa to enter the UK you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration minimum language requirements as well as the University's requirements. Find out more about English language requirements.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

Credit transfer

Many of our courses consider applications for entry part-way through the course for students who have credit from previous learning or relevant professional experience.

Find out more about transferring to Brookes. If you'd like to talk through your options, please contact our Admissions team.

Application process

Full time Home (UK) applicants

Apply through UCAS

Part time Home (UK) applicants

Apply direct to the University

International applicants

Apply direct to the University

Full time international applicants can also apply through UCAS

Tuition fees

Please see the fees note
Home (UK) full time

Home (UK) part time
£1,155 per single module

International full time

Home (UK) full time

Home (UK) part time
£1,155 per single module

International full time

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

Tuition fees

2022 / 23
Home (UK) full time

Home (UK) part time
£1,155 per single module

International full time

2023 / 24
Home (UK) full time

Home (UK) part time
£1,155 per single module

International full time

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

+44 (0)1865 483088

Please note, tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.

Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.

Additional costs

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course are detailed below.

Learning and assessment

Our course extends Foundation degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or equivalent studies.

You'll study digital and analog electronics. You'll also complete individual and group design projects. 

Electronic Engineering

Study modules

Year 1

Compulsory modules

Advanced Analogue Electronics

Sensors & Data Logging

Advanced Digital Electronics

Advanced Electronic systems

Electronic Engineering Project (Double)

Management Ethics, Energy & Sustainability (Double)

Please note: As our courses are reviewed regularly as part of our quality assurance framework, the modules you can choose from may vary from those shown here. The structure of the course may also mean some modules are not available to you.

Learning and teaching

We offer you a vibrant and challenging learning environment. Our teaching methods include;
directed study.

In a typical week you may expect to have;

  • 8 hours of lectures
  • up to 4 hours of seminars
  • up to 6 hours of laboratory or other practical work.

You will spend another 20 hours a week working independently.

You can make full use of the Oxford Brookes Library which has a wide range of resources and services to help you in your studies.


Assessment methods used on this course

Our assessment methods include;

  • written reports
  • individual and group presentations
  • timed assessments.

After you graduate

Career prospects

This degree prepares you to pursue a career as an Incorporated Engineer in Electronic Engineering and related disciplines.

Further study

There will be opportunities for graduates from the course to undertake research degrees in aspects of electronics.

Our Staff

Professor Khaled Hayatleh

I am currently the lead for electronics in the Biomedical Imaging and Instrumentation Research Team at Oxford Brookes University.

Read more about Khaled

Free language courses

Free language courses are available to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students on many of our courses, and can be taken as a credit on some courses.

Information from Discover Uni

Full-time study

Part-time study

Programme changes:
On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website. For more information, please visit our changes to programmes page.