Middlesex University

Course Introduction

The field of computer systems is one of the fastest growing fields of engineering and one that has a very visible impact on modern life. Our course opens the door to a career in computing wherever digital, mobile or network systems are involved.

**Why study BEng/MEng Computer Systems Engineering at Middlesex University?**

Traditional computer systems engineering focuses on the engineering and integration of hardware and software systems which fulfil useful purposes. For example accessing video-on-demand, music and live TV coverage, as data can be distributed across the globe.

Now, with the rise of cloud computing and the latest generation of large-scale networked systems, computer systems engineering is at the cutting edge of a range of technological developments.

Our pioneering and specialist Computer Systems Engineering degree prepares you for entry into an exciting career. You will be taught by experts in the field in high-tech labs and have access to specialist equipment. You will be part of a well-resourced department and study among like-minded and ambitious students.

**Course highlights**

This is a multidisciplinary course with exciting work experience opportunities in Year 2

If you apply for our four-year MEng course through UCAS you can gain a masters qualification by completing the fourth year and receive student loan funding to cover your postgraduate course fees

You will have access to labs with digital, high-end network, cloud computing, processing and developmental resources

We are seeking BCS (British Computer Society) accreditation - you will be eligible for BCS membership retrospectively when it is awarded

As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course Modules

Foundation Year: Computing and Digital Technology, SMART (Students Mastering Academic writing, Research and Technology), Foundation Mathematics, Foundation Project. Year 1: Computer Networks (30 credits) - Compulsory, Computer Systems Architecture and Operating Systems (30 credits) - Compulsory, Fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (30 credits) - Compulsory, Programming for Data Communication and Problem Solving (30 credits) - Compulsory. Year 2: Engineering Software Development (30 credits) - Compulsory, Digital System Design (30 credits) - Compulsory, Protocols and Network Performance Simulation (30 credits) - Compulsory, Research Methodology and Professional Project Development (30 credits) - Compulsory. Sanwich Year: Supervised Industrial Placement (120 credits) - Optional Year 3: Individual Project (30 credits) - Compulsory, Internet Scale Applications and Development (30 credits) - Compulsory, Real-time Systems (30 credits) - Compulsory, Embedded Linux System and Application Development (30 credits) - Compulsory.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £9,250 European Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £11,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.0 -- With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
  • TOEFL (iBT): 72.0 -- With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
  • PTE Academic: 51.0 -- With at least 51 in all components