Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electronic engineers are producing the next generation of computers, satellites and mobile phones – and with a new £35 million 5G Innovation Centre, the University of Surrey is at the very forefront of this work.

Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering programmes are ranked top five by the Guardian University Guide 2018 and top five by both the Complete University Guide 2017 and The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. Our programmes also received 100 per cent satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey.

Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering courses

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate Study (Taught)

Postgraduate Study (Research)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Short Courses

Why study Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Surrey?

Surrey’s scrapheap challenge

Find out what happened when electronic engineering students were challenged to create wireless airships using nothing but unwanted electricals.

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During my four years at Surrey, I found the culture of encouraging innovation amongst students to be really strong. The academic staff and the teaching environment at Surrey introduced me to new ways of thinking. They really expanded my curiosity about my subject, helping me to explore different areas of engineering and decide which direction to take.

Sam Williams BSc (Hons) Electronic Engineering

Your future in electrical and electronic engineering

My science hero: Robert Noyce

Dr Radu Sporea describes why American engineer Robert Noyce, nicknamed ‘the Mayor of Silicon Valley’, sparked his interest in a career in electronic engineering.

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Professional accreditation

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has accredited all of our degrees as contributing towards professional registration, except for our new Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme which is seeking accreditation.

Our MEng programmes fully satisfy the educational requirements for professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

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Why Surrey?

Why we chose Surrey

Our students explain why they decided to come to Surrey and share what they love about living and studying here.

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Surrey in a single word

We challenged our students to sum up the University of Surrey using just one word.

Discover what they said.

2,300+ partner organisations

Over the past five years, more than 2,300 partner organisations have worked with us to give students valuable experience in the professional environment.

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