Computer Systems Engineering and Robotics (including foundation year) - BEng (Hons)

The foundation year will introduce you to the key principles of computer systems and engineering, preparing you for the next three years of your course. You’ll graduate with all the applied knowledge you’ll need to work in the computing and engineering industries.

Course details

Our Computer Systems Engineering and Robotics (including foundation year) BEng is a four-year degree that includes a built-in foundation year (Year 0).

  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

Our Computer Systems Engineering and Robotics (including foundation year) BEng will prepare you to study at undergraduate level, developing your confidence and academic skills in areas relating to computing. This preparatory year is shared with other foundation year courses, so you’ll get to study with a wide range of students with various interests. Should you wish to change your specialism following your foundation year, there will be flexibility to do so.


Entry requirements

at least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma) English Language and Mathematics GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent eg Functional Skills at Level 2)

What the students say

The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern finance position in my first year.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

  • Cyber Security Fundamentals (core, 30 credits)
  • Introduction to Robotics and Internet of Things (core, 30 credits)
  • Mathematics (core, 30 credits)
  • Programming (core, 30 credits)
  • Computer Hardware and Software Architectures (core, 30 credits)
  • Electronics Systems (core, 30 credits)
  • Logic and Mathematical Techniques (core, 30 credits)
  • Programming (core, 30 credits)
  • Advanced Electronics Systems (core, 15 credits)
  • Databases (core, 15 credits)
  • Microprocessors & Embedded Systems (core, 30 credits)
  • Network Operating Systems (core, 15 credits)
  • Work Related Learning (core, 15 credits)
  • Data Structures and Specialist Programming (option, 30 credits)
  • Network Engineering (option, 30 credits)
  • Applied Robotics (core, 15 credits)
  • Computer Vision (core, 15 credits)
  • Digital Systems Applications (core, 15 credits)
  • IoT Systems and Security (core, 15 credits)
  • Project (core, 30 credits)
  • Distributed and Internet Systems (option, 30 credits)
  • Ethical Hacking (option, 15 credits)
  • Microwave and Optical Fibre Communications (option, 30 credits)
  • Mobile Applications (option, 15 credits)
  • Network Security (CISCO) (option, 30 credits)
  • Wireless Networks (Cisco) (option, 15 credits)