2023 entry (view 2024 entry)
MEng Computer Science and Electronics with Study Abroad (GH4P)
A-level standard offer: AAA
A-level contextual offer: ABB
See entry requirements for full details and eligibility.
4 year(s) full-time
Part-time study is not available for this course
Full-time: Entry by transfer, UCAS
Apply through UCAS, or transfer to this course as an internal applicant from MEng Computer Science and Electronics (UCAS code GH46).
£9,250 per year, home students
£29,000 per year, international students
Fees quoted are for 2023 entry only. Fees for 2024 will be confirmed, subject to government approval, later in 2023.
More about tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
This joint honours course is offered by the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the Department of Computer Science, and is designed to meet the needs of the computing and electronics industries. This course provides full accreditation for the qualification of Chartered Engineer.
You will learn how to design and build both hardware and software for all types of computer systems in order to implement applications ranging from medical equipment and autonomous vehicles to finance systems.
The Study Abroad course allows you to spend your third year studying abroad at an English-speaking partner university, following a similar curriculum to the one taught in Bristol. Entry is also available by transfer from year two of the MEng Computer Science and Electronics course subject to satisfactory performance. To find out more about studying abroad, visit Global Opportunities.
Your first two years cover the foundations of computing and electronics, equipping you to work confidently in both software and hardware.
You can tailor your fourth year to suit your interests by choosing an individual project and optional units.
The Bristol area is home to a range of thriving and world-leading semiconductor design companies who contribute to our curriculum design as well as hosting industry-based projects.
This course is accredited by the following organisations
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.
Full details about the course structure and units for this course can be viewed in the programme catalogue.Go to programme catalogue
We accept a wide variety of qualifications and welcome applications from students of all backgrounds. Below is a guide to the typical offers for this course.
A-level standard offer
AAA including Mathematics
A-level contextual offer
ABB including A in MathematicsFind out if you are eligible for a contextual offer
DDD in EITHER Engineering BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma, plus A in Mathematics at A-level (or equivalent), OR any Applied General BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma,plus A in Mathematics at A-level (or equivalent). Applicants taking Engineering BTEC may be invited to take the University of Bristol Maths test in place of A-level Mathematics.Find out more about our BTEC entry requirements
International Baccalaureate Diploma
36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics (either Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretations)
International Baccalaureate Diploma contextual offer
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics (either Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretations)Find out if you are eligible for a contextual offer
85% overall, with 8.5 in Mathematics
Scottish Qualifications Authority
Advanced Higher: AA including Mathematics, and Standard Higher: AAAAB
Access to HE Diploma
Access to HE Diploma in Engineering, Science, or Computing (or similar titles) with 30 credits at distinction and 15 at merit, and A in A-level Mathematics,
Access to HE Diploma in Engineering, Science, or Computing (or similar titles) with 30 credits at distinction and 15 at merit, including at least 12 credits at distinction in Mathematics (including algebra, calculus and trigonometry), and achieving the required level in the University of Bristol Mathematics Test.
Mature students can contact email@example.com to check the suitability of their Access course.
Requirements are as for A-levels, where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, and M3 is C.
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and we accept a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate and postgraduate study.Search international qualifications
Applicants must also meet these requirements
GCSE profile requirements
No specific subjects required.
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you need to have one of the following:
- IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 in all skills
- GCSE English Language grade C or 4
- An alternative English Language Profile E qualification
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels
More about UK qualifications.
- We only use information in UCAS to assess external applications. There are no other selection criteria or processes. For internal applicants, Transfer onto this course is through a selection process in your department or school when you are a registered student.
- Full information about our selection processes for this course:
- The admissions statement above relates to 2023 entry. The statement for 2024 entry will be available in summer 2023.
- Regulations and codes of conduct we abide by to create a positive environment for learning and achievement: