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UK Electrical Engineering Degree

Introduction to Electrical Engineering Courses

Designed to give engineers a broad grasp of a range of disciplines, an Electrical Engineering degree will appeal to students with a broad interest in electronics and communications and those who are passionate about modern communications techniques, radio propagation, cellular mobile systems, control systems, power and drives, and modern system-on-chip technology.

Electrical Engineering degree modules commonly include Engineering Mathematics and Modelling, Engineering Sciences and Applied Electronics. An optional placement year will provide the chance to gain vital job experience in the real world.

Most electrical engineering courses in the UK are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) under a licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council.

Graduate Electrical Engineering Careers and Salary

An Electrical Engineering course will prepare you for a career in many electrical and electronic engineering fields, including roles in the automotive, telecoms, transport and construction sectors.

UK engineering schools have global reputations for excellence, meaning close links with industry that see many international graduates go on to secure positions at companies such as Airbus UK, Jaguar Land Rover and BT.

Electrical Engineering UK Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 32 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: ABB including Mathematics or Physical Sciences.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Electrical Engineering in the UK?

To learn more about the best Electrical Engineering universities in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Electrical Engineering universities in the Guardian University Guide 2023 below:

  1. University of Southampton
  2. University of Edinburgh
  3. Imperial College London
  4. Manchester Metropolitan University
  5. University of Strathclyde
  6. University of Glasgow
  7. Queen's University Belfast
  8. University of Leeds
  9. University of Nottingham
  10. University of Surrey

Study Electrical Engineering in the UK

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