Middlesex University
Computer Systems Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons)
Middlesex University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 45 graduates of Computer Systems Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons) at Middlesex University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Teacher Training.

Overall student satisfaction
47 /100
45 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Teacher Training

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Teacher Training at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £30000 £26500 £30500
25-75 percentile range £27000 - £32000 £21000 - £29000 £22500 - £35500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Teacher Training

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26506 £24514 £28116
25-75 percentile range £24888 - £29177 £18792 - £27897 £20130 - £32846

Course Description

Overview

Computer Systems Engineering gives you the specialist skills, knowledge and hands-on experience you need to achieve your career ambitions. In today’s technically advancing world, improvements in electronics, computing and communications has a significant impact on every aspect of our modern lives. With our programme, you will gain the skills necessary to design the computer systems that shape the way we live.

Why study computer systems engineering with us

From social media to business, smart phones to smart cars, computer systems engineering has a visible impact on every area of modern life. Our degree 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.

The programme will help you develop the confident interpersonal and communication skills, problem-solving and teamwork skills required by the industry.

Build your practical computer systems engineering skills

As part of our multidisciplinary computer course, you’ll get plenty of hands-on practice, including the chance to enhance your employability skills with exciting work experience opportunities as part of your second year of study.

Middlesex University is a Cisco Local Academy and Arm, Opnet and Xilinx University partners, Huawei approved 5G training centre, LABVIEW Academy, with access to high-quality specialist digital and wireless laboratories equipped with industry standard software, hardware and tools.

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.

To support your career success, you will build a professional portfolio of work throughout your degree and will attend regular guest lectures and project feedback from industry professionals, with the option of spending a year on industry placement.

Students are encouraged to enter prestigious engineering competitions to enhance their experience and career prospects.

Supporting you directly

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.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Computer Systems Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons) at Middlesex University

75% Protective service occupations
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

With a minimum of 5.5 in each component

TOEFL (iBT) 72

With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading

PTE Academic 51

With at least 51 in all components

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Computer Systems Engineering with Foundation Year, BEng (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Computer Systems Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
EU £15100 year 1
International £15100 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • Foundation

University Rankings

Positions of Middlesex University in top UK and global rankings.

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About Middlesex University

Established in 1973, Middlesex University is located on the outskirts of London, roughly 40 minutes away by Underground. The university is well-known for attracting large numbers of international students every year, allowing for a diverse experience for everyone involved. In terms of on-campus activities, Middlesex U applicants can look forward to an award-winning Student Union that goes the extra mile when it comes to organising events around campus and bringing people together.

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undergraduates:
12180
postgraduates:
2825
Total:
15005
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Where is this programme taught

Hendon Campus
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