What Will You Study

This three-year combined honours degree is taught jointly by Lancaster’s Engineering Department – a broad-based engineering centre  with a record for innovative  teaching - and the School of Computing and Communications, which is recognised for its world-leading research in the Research Assessment Exercise, 2008. Lancaster’s degrees are also accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology or the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

Studying Computer Systems Engineering at Lancaster gives you the opportunity to combine the fields of electronics and computer science and gain the skills and understanding needed to design the next generation of computer systems. The flexible structure of your degree allows you to focus your studies on hardware or software aspects, depending on your personal interest.

You’ll begin your degree with core modules including Electrical and Electronics Fundamentals; Sensing and Signals, and The Digital Domain. In your second year, you’ll study subjects such as Software Design; Engineering Analysis, and Instrumentation and Control before completing your degree with a Final Year Project and modules such as Engineering Management and Wireless Systems.