The Embedded Electronic Engineering Degree Apprenticeship (Level 6)
The Embedded Electronic Engineering Degree Apprenticeship from the University of Gloucestershire offers the triple guarantee of a quality degree, on-the-job experience and a professional pathway for future development.
Who is it for?
Designed for talented engineers who will use their accrued knowledge of electronics and electronic principles, married to an expertise in the end use of the final product. In electronics this end use can cover a wide spectrum. Upon completion, learners will earn a BSc degree in Embedded Electronics Engineering and those looking to develop careers in industrial sectors such as; Aerospace, Automotive, Automation and Instrumentation, Robotics, Telecommunications, Information and Computer Technology, Defence, Energy (including renewables), Transport and Consumer Electronics.
Degree / Level 6
3 - 4 years: End point assessment undertaken as soon as possible upon completion of year 3.
Qualifications upon completion
- BSc (hons) in Embedded Electronic Engineering from the University of Gloucestershire
- Apprentices will also be eligible to join the British Computer Society upon completion of the second gateway
Your staff will develop a firm grounding in the fundamentals of Technology and Electronics, Artificial Intelligence and Systems Engineering. Assignments relate directly to the learners employer organisation with a constant focus on applying learning in the workplace.
|3D Computer and Prototype Modelling||Mobile Applications Development||Individual Research Project|
|Introduction to Programming Fundamentals||Artificial Intelligence||Advanced Topics in Technology and Innovation|
|Fundamentals of Technology and Electronics||Design Research 2||Systems Engineering|
|Design Research 1||Smart Sensors and Applications||Applied Artificial Intelligence|
|Introduction to IoT Concepts and Technology||Mathematical Modelling||Sensors and Data Acquisition|
|Designing Connected IoT Products||Work Based Project|
End Point Assessment
Carried out by the University, the End point Assessment Organisation and the employer organisation. Degree apprentices will be required to present a learning portfolio and summary project, demonstrating growth in knowledge and professional development.
Undertaken as soon as possible upon completion of Year 3
EEE key documents
Looking after students well is a real strength at the University of Gloucestershire but don't take our word for it.
In the Times Higher Education Student Experience survey 2017, students ranked us highly for “good personal relationships with teaching staff" (equal 4th out of 122 universities in the UK), “personal requirements catered for" (equal 17th), and “high quality staff/lectures" (equal 21st).
All apprentices have a personal tutor and module tutors providing advice and guidance for them throughout as well as our Student Helpzone support staff.
As their employer, you will be able to access our dedicated apprenticeship support team, meaning that you are able to get the best out of your staff and the apprenticeship. A win, win.
renticeship Levy introduced in April 2017, which if not used within 24 months will be lost to the employer. For SMEs and employers with a payroll under £3m there is funding support available. See below for more.
Fewer than 50 employees where the apprentice is 16-18 years old||No cost to employer – government funded. Incentive payment of £1,000 for taking on an under 19 year old|
Non-Levy paying employers – payroll is less than £3m|
Government funds 90%
Incentive payment of £1,000 for taking on an under 19 year old
Levy paying employers – payroll is greater than £3m|
Comes out of the Levy pot.
For a no strings attached assessment of your apprenticeship programme from a member of our dedicated Apprenticeships team, or to simply find out more, contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01242 715400.
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