BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a three-year course. It has the widest technical range of all our courses, allowing you to study a variety of topics including electronic design, communications, software engineering, computer modelling, microelectronics, power generation and distribution, electrical machines, signal processing, renewable energy systems and instrumentation. Multidisciplinary is definitely the word!
This year is not compulsory for students with appropriate qualifications for year two entry.
It provides the best possible grounding for entry into our range of undergraduate degree courses. Provided you successfully complete the foundation year and pass relevant modules at the required standard, you will be able to progress to year one of your chosen degree.
Also called preliminary year. It is common to most of our courses. This gives you the flexibility to transfer to other courses within the Department once you have better knowledge of the different specialist areas. You will gain an understanding of the principles and practices on which all specialisms within electrical and electronic engineering are founded. This is achieved through the study of analogue and digital electronics, circuits and systems, computing, communications and the application of electrical energy. Practical and fault-finding skills are developed through laboratory and project work. Your appreciation of the aspects of science and mathematics, which underpin the subject, will also be enhanced.Typical preliminary year modules
Also called Part 1. You will continue to improve your understanding of electrical and electronic engineering, and your design skills will be developed through a variety of laboratory-based subjects. This will prepare you to study, in the final years of your course, emerging and advanced technologies usually taught by internationally recognised researchers. Group projects, presentations and seminars enable you to gain the skills and understanding essential for the workplace.Typical part 1 modules
Also called Part 2. In year three, you will be able to choose from a range of specialist topics, with flexibility to maintain a broad base or focus on specific technologies. Your individual project forms a major part of the final year. Working in an area of your choosing, you will develop design, analysis, construction and fault-finding skills. Many of these projects support research or development carried out with industry.Typical part 2 modules
Careers and further study
Of the 28 undergraduates who graduated from the department in 2014 and continued onto postgraduate studies, 91% were admitted by world top 100 universities according to the 2013-14 QS World University Rankings. The majority of our graduates pursue fantastic careers in engineering, while others enter the management and commerce sector, or software and IT.Course director
Dr Yaping Zhang
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- International students
- Inter-campus exchange programme
- International exchange programme