Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electrical and electronic engineering touches all facets of modern life. At Hull, it sits within the School of Engineering and Computer Science in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.


Designed in collaboration with industry, our degrees aim to meet the growing demand for talented engineers in fields from aerospace and mobile phones to healthcare and renewable energy.

Foundation year Year abroad Industrial placement Integrated Masters


Postgraduate Taught

Postgraduate Research


"I've studied a wide variety of content that will benefit me when I work in industry."

Natasha Pitts
MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering


We're proud of being the first university in the country to gain industry accreditation for electrical and electronic engineering courses. As a student on one of our degrees, you'll be taught by research-active staff with years of experience and invaluable industry contacts.


Our electronic engineering courses were the first in the UK to gain Institution of Engineering and Technology accreditation. This year we're undergoing re-accreditation, ready for the 2017/18 academic year.


Take part in the Global Engineering Challenge, solving real-life engineering problems facing communities in the developing world.


The Humber's emergence as Britain's 'energy estuary' has created a wealth of rewarding positions for engineering graduates. It's also opened up a range of industry placements for while you're studying.


Electrical and electronic engineering touch every aspect of 21st-century life, opening up a world of career opportunities to specialists in the field. Our graduates enjoy excellent prospects, with many receiving job offers even before they graduate.

With programmes designed in collaboration with industry, you’ll be gathering the skills that employers need. And with an estimated annual shortfall of 69,000 engineers and technicians in the UK engineering sector, your degree is likely to put you in high demand from employers.

Estimated annual shortage of 69,000 engineers in the UK (Engineering UK Report 2017)


Our research

Our research addresses some of the biggest issues of modern times. Being part of a general engineering school, we can assemble a diverse and complementary range of expertise, experience and facilities to solve problems and change lives for the better.

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