Electrical and electronic engineering

Electronic engineers are producing the next generation of computers, satellites, mobile phones, wearables, distributed sensors, and energy generation and storage devices. And with our 6G Innovation Centre, Advanced Technology Institute, Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing and Surrey Space Centre, we’re at the forefront of this work.

Our courses are ranked 9th in the UK for electrical and electronic engineering in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

Our electrical and electronic engineering courses open the door to careers in a range of rapidly evolving and exciting industries. According to the 2020 HESA Graduate Outcomes survey, 96 per cent of our graduates are in work or further education. 

Studentships

Design and fabrication of energy scavenging thin film materials

Funding information:
Full UK tuition fees covered for 3 years. Stipend at £15,609 p.a. (2021/22). Personal Computer (provided by the department).  

Physical layer algorithm design in 6G non-terrestrial communications: SURE fund studentships

Funding information:
The studentship will cover the international (home) tuition, living expenses, and international conference trip costs.

Deep learning for sign language recognition and translation

Funding information:
A stipend of £15,609 for 2021/22, which will increase each year in line with the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) rate, plus Home rate fee allowance of £4,500 (with automatic increase to UKRI rate each year). The studentship is offered for 3 years. For exceptional international candidates, there is the possibility of obtaining a scholarship to cover overseas fees.

Students and graduates