Computer Systems Engineering

This degree covers both the hardware and software engineering aspects of the discipline. During the course, students will gain extensive practical experience and we provide good access to interactive computer services.

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Key Facts



BEng (Hons) Computer Systems Engineering

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year pathway + 3 Year Degree


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


Start Dates

Degree Overview

With the continuing increasing pace of technological development, and the need for increased computing performance in applications such as high-performance computing, mobile computing and embedded systems, develop the skills and expertise needed to become a specialist in computer system design. In the final year, students can specialise in subjects such as IoT, Machine Learning and Signal Processing so you’re never tied to a single career path! 

These courses sit at the cutting edge boundary between computers and electronics. Many alumni from these courses go on to very highly paid and rewarding employment designing and building the next generation of smart appliances, Internet of Things devices and embedded systems. The Beng degree is 3 years whereas the MEng involves a study for an extra year and provides a more in-depth study of the subject.

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  • This course is available with a Placement Year option where students will study for 1 additional year. The Placement Year is undertaken at the end of the second year and students are away for the whole of the academic year.

Why Study this Degree

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology – students will gain exemption from the admission examinations enabling you to apply for membership and, in due course, become a Chartered Engineer.

Recognised by the European Federation of National Engineering Associations.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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Bangor University

Founded in 1884 and dedicated to academic excellence for more than 130 years, Bangor University is among the oldest degree-awarding institutions in the UK.

With around 11,000 students from over 120 nationalities, international students find Bangor a truly welcoming community and a special place to study.

Bangor University has been ranked among the top 70 global institutions and 1st in Wales for their impact on society outside their research and teaching, in 2020. And ranked among the top 15 in the UK for teaching quality that same year.