Computer Systems Engineering BEng/MEng

Gain the specialist skills you need to succeed in the dynamic, fast-growing field of computer engineering.


3 years full-time




$11,300 (CA) $16,400 (INT)

Course Summary

Our communication systems degree gives you the specialist skills, knowledge and hands-on experience you need to achieve your career ambitions in the rapidly growing field of computer systems engineering. Why study computer systems engineering with us. Systems engineering has a visible impact on modern life – from social media to business applications, smart phones to smart cars, and everything else in between. This means that a degree in computer systems engineering opens up career opportunities wherever digital, mobile or network systems are involved. Led by our team of industry experts in high-tech labs, you’ll learn the specialist skills you need to succeed in a variety of roles that range from wireless and digital design and network design to network planning, mobile internet applications and services development. Build your practical computer systems engineering skills. As part of our multidisciplinary computer course, you’ll get plenty of hands-on experience, including the chance to enhance your employability skills with exciting work experience opportunities as part of your second year of study. Our fully equipped, state-of-the-art labs gives you access to digital, high-end networks, cloud computing, processing and developmental resources. Our labs are equipped with Cisco units, Blade servers, industry standard telecom equipment and high-end simulation software. If you’re applying to our four-year MEng course, you’ll not only be able to gain a masters qualification once you’ve completed the fourth year of the degree, you’ll also be able to receive student loan funding to cover your course fees. We’re in the process of seeking BCS (British Computer Society) accreditation, which means you’ll be eligible for BCS membership once this is awarded. While you’re learning, you’ll be matched with a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. You’ll also get support from our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants, who have experience in your subject area. Our graduates leave fully equipped with the technical and analytical skills they need to secure jobs in this growing field. They go on to careers with global companies in wireless and digital design, network implementation, network planning and more.

Course Content

The course will focus on the design of systems and services such as the use of cloud computing technology for data storage and distribution, or the provision of new forms of server farms that enable effective, secure and reliable global communications. In Year 2, you will have the opportunity to put what you’ve learned to practical use with an exciting work experience placement. Core modules such as engineering software development and computer networks are covered in this course extensively. Throughout the course you will build your confidence to develop and implement modern technologies relevant to electronic products and systems.

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