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.
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.
Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.
To learn more about the best electrical engineering universities in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Electrical and Electronic Engineering universities in the Guardian University Guide 2024 below:
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