Published: 09 May 2024

Top jobs with a masters in electronic engineering

Find out how studying for a masters qualification in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at Surrey opens the door to a wide range of jobs and careers.

The jobs market

In the most recent skills survey conducted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, 67% of those surveyed said they had gaps in engineering and technical skills in their workforce (IET skills and demand in industry 2021 survey), and this will include electronic engineering skills. More significantly, electronic engineers are the second most in-demand professionals worldwide according to Michael Page recruitment consultants.

What Surrey offers

The University of Surrey is consistently rated as being among the best for electronic engineering in the UK. We are ranked 19th in the UK for electric and electronic engineering in the Complete University Guide 2024 and we are top 100 worldwide in the Shanghai Ranking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023.

We offer a range of masters courses in leading future technologies, so postgraduates can explore careers in exciting new fields such as:

  • 5G communications and beyond
  • Advanced electronics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computer vision
  • Nanotechnology
  • Radio frequency and microwave 
  • Renewable energy
  • Robotics and machine learning
  • Satellite and space systems.

Our MSc courses are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology and meet the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer. This professional recognition is essential to the employability of our students in a range of industries.

This means our postgraduate students are also highly sought after for a wide range of roles by employers in more traditional engineering sectors such as aerospace, automotive, web services, information technology, product design, software and telecommunications.

According to the Graduate Outcomes survey 2023, 97% of our electrical and electronic engineering postgraduate taught students are in employment or further study.

Graduate success stories

Recent postgraduates from Surrey have secured jobs at:

  • Airbus 
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Analog Devices
  • AXA
  • BAE Systems
  • Central Government Home Office
  • Defence Equipment and Support
  • Deloitte
  • Ericsson
  • Google
  • Inmarsat
  • O2
  • Samsung
  • Sky
  • Surrey Satellite Technology
  • Thales
  • Vodafone.


Discover more about our masters degrees in electrical and electronic engineering.

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