Queen's University of Belfast
Computer Engineering MEng (Hons)
Queen's University of Belfast

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 65 graduates of Computer Engineering MEng (Hons) and other courses in Electrical And Electronic Engineering at Queen's University of Belfast for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Electrical And Electronic Engineering.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of Electrical And Electronic Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £30344 £30496 £35472
25-75 percentile range £25841 - £35068 £22378 - £38665 £25968 - £45431

Course Description

Much of modern life is based on devices and systems that are built on the interaction between software and electronics. This has fuelled advances in both the everyday, such as games consoles and smartphones, and the specialist, such as surveillance systems, smart vehicles and life-saving medical implants. This innovative degree programme addresses the need for entrepreneurs, inventors and technologists who will create, discover and exploit the next generation of products and systems for our rapidly changing world. The programme is designed to be extremely flexible, with students being able to tailor their studies to suit their interests and aspirations in both electronics and software. The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Queen's is one of the few research-led UK university departments that can offer a truly integrated degree at the fast-moving interface between software and electronics disciplines.

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 Engineering MEng (Hons) at Queen's University of Belfast

65% Natural and social science professionals
15% Teaching Professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Media Professionals
5% Caring personal services

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Electrical And Electronic Engineering

Qualification requirements

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

Including one in a relevant subject/science (80 UCAS tariff points)

31-30 overall or 665-655 in 3 HL subjects.

Including one in a relevant subject/science (90 UCAS tariff points)

GCSE Mathematics at grade B or better. Scottish National 5 Mathematics at grade B or better.

For information on international qualification equivalents, please check the specific information for your country at: http://www.qub.ac.uk/International/International-students/Your-Country/
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Computer Engineering, MEng (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Computer Engineering MEng (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £4710 year 1
Ireland £4710 year 1
EU £25300 year 1
International £25300 year 1
Northern Ireland £4750 year 1
Ireland £4750 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

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:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Queen's University of Belfast in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Queen's University of Belfast in related subject specific rankings.

Computer Science

    • #1 
    • #251 
    Computer Science
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #1 
    • #301 
    Computer Science
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]

See all 30 university rankings of Queen's University of Belfast

About Queen's University of Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) is a public institution that has enjoyed international repute for the majority of the institution’s time as an educational centre, and this is reflected today in their impressive University Rankings from Times Higher Education and QS. With the university’s significant reputation for research prominence and academic results, and the city life on offer from Ireland’s capital, QUB deserves the consideration of any student hoping to excel in their field while also creating fond memories while they do it.

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