Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

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Overview

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Degree

UCAS code: H244 112 UCAS points
  • BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, home applicant, full time

    • Home Applicant
    • Full time, 3 years
    • Pound 9250 per year
  • BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, home applicant, part time

    • Home Applicant
    • Part time, 6 years
    • pro-rata full time fee
  • BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, international applicant, full time

    • International Applicant
    • Full time, 3 years
    • Pound 14580 per year

Degree with foundation year

UCAS code: H255 64 UCAS points
  • BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, home applicant, full time

    • Home Applicant
    • Full time, 4 years
    • Pound 9250 per year
  • BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, international applicant, full time

    • International Applicant
    • Full time, 4 years
    • Pound 14580 per year

What makes this course different

  • Future of energy

    The future is full of electrification, green energy, digitisation, automation/ robotics and electronics, which is all covered in this course.

  • Interdisciplinary courses

    We house the latest equipment (digital and physical) in electrical and electronics engineering in state-of-the-art labs. These are shared with other courses across the university.

  • Award winning

    Our engineering students and staff have won several prestigious national and international awards. We collaborate with various industrial partnerships.

Course modules

NOTE: Modules are subject to change. For those studying part time courses the modules may vary.

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Your future career

Your academic team includes a dynamic mix of research-active industrial practitioners, renowned researchers, chartered professionals and technologists, whose combined knowledge ensures you leave with a comprehensive understanding of engineering practice and research.

Industry links

You will be delivered guest sessions by industry specialists (e.g. Atkins, Costain Skanska, Siemens, Laing O'Rourke, HS2 project etc.) to strengthen your knowledge of real-world issues and how they link to the concepts, theories, principles and hands-on practical elements taught during the course.

Graduate employers

Our graduates have been employed by organisations in the electronics, automotive, IT, gaming, telecoms, manufacturing, power, transport, utilities and construction industries.

Job roles

You could go into roles such as 

  • electronics design engineer
  • telecommunications engineer 
  • communications systems engineer
  • digital design engineer
  • hardware design engineer
  • power systems engineer or 
  • an electrical engineer.

Explore the different career options you can pursue with this degree and see the median salaries of the sector on our Career Coach portal.

Jaswinder Lota
Studying a degree in electrical engineering imparts practical skills that can aid you in several everyday situations, to make a better future for you and the coming generations."
Dr Jaswinder Lota

Course Leader

How we support your career ambitions

We offer dedicated careers support, further opportunities to thrive, such as volunteering and industry networking. Our courses are created in collaboration with employers and industry to ensure they accurately reflect the real-life practices of your future career and provide you with the essential skills needed. You can focus on building interpersonal skills through group work and benefit from our investment in the latest cutting edge technologies and facilities.

Career Zone

This digital platform provides you with careers and employability resources, including: 

  • Jobs board for internships, placements, graduate opportunities, flexible part-time work 
  • Mentoring programmes for insight with industry experts 
  • 1-2-1 career coaching services
  • Careers workshops and employer events 
  • Learning pathways to gain new skills and industry insight

Mental Wealth programme

Our Professional Fitness and Mental Wealth programme which issues you with a Careers Passport to track the skills you've mastered. Some of these are externally validated by corporations like Amazon and Microsoft.

Our Mental Wealth programme

We are careers first

Our teaching methods and geographical location put us right up top:

  • Work-based projects
  • Networking and visits to leading organisations
  • Support in starting a new business
  • London on our doorstep

How you'll learn

Your academic team includes a dynamic mix of research-active industrial practitioners, renowned researchers, chartered professionals and technologists, whose combined knowledge ensures you leave with a comprehensive understanding of engineering practice and research. You will be setting your own hands-on and research–based learning where you will evaluate and critique recent data, literature and case studies as well. You will be delivered guest sessions by industry specialists (e.g. Atkins, Costain Skanska, Siemens, Laing O'Rourke, HS2 project etc.) to strengthen your knowledge of real-world issues and how they link to the concepts, theories, principles and hands-on practical elements taught during the course.

    Guided independent study

    We are investing in key areas beyond your studies including our career services, library and well-being, to be available both face-to-face on campus and online with many of these available 24/7. We have new, modern library facilities on both campuses offering inspirational environments for study and research. Libraries contain resources in print and digital formats, a range of study spaces and dedicated librarian who can assist with your learning.

    Academic support

    Students are supported with any academic or subject-related queries by an Academic Advisor, module leaders, and former and current UEL students.

    If you need a bit of extra help with certain skills such as academic writing, English, maths or statistics, our Academic Tutors offer workshops, drop-in sessions and one-to-one appointments to help our students achieve their potential. You can receive advice and guidance on all aspects of the IT systems provided by the university from our IT.

    Dedicated personal tutor

    When you arrive, we'll introduce you to your personal tutor. This is the member of the academic course team who will provide academic guidance, be a support throughout your time at UEL and who will show you how to make the best use of all the help and resources that we offer.

    Workload

    Each year you will spend around 300 hours of timetabled learning and teaching activities. These may be lectures, workshops, seminars and individual and group tutorials. Contact hours may vary depending on each module. 

    The approximate percentages for this course are: 

    • Year 1: scheduled teaching - 300 hours; guided independent study - 900 hours.
    • Year 2: scheduled teaching - 300 hours; guided independent study - 900 hours. 
    • Year 3: scheduled teaching - 300 hours; guided independent study - 900 hours.

    Your timetable

    You will receive your personalised timetable at the beginning of the academic year dependent on your course.

    Class sizes

    The size of classes can vary depending on the nature of the course, module and activity. This can range from large groups in a lecture theatre setting, to smaller groups taking part in seminars and collaborative work.

How you'll be assessed

Assessment will consist of a combination of coursework and exams. Coursework can include presentations, software demonstrations, research-based assignments and practical exercises involving real-life engineering problems. 

All assessments are designed to ensure that this course equips you with all of the skills required to get into the engineering sector giving you a major competitive edge. Apart from the coursework and exams, you will be assessed by using technology and other diverse modes. Your learning journey will be further supported by using technology-enhanced learning as you will also participate in learning the latest industry-standard software. 

Feedback is provided within 15 working days in line with UEL's assessment and feedback policy.

Campus and facilities

Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

Who teaches this course

This course is delivered by the School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

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What our students and staff say

Jaswinder Lota
Studying electrical engineering is a specialised skill set, and can be beneficial beyond a career. Being good at physics and maths is useful."

Dr Jaswinder Lota

Course Leader