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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 accredited degrees aim to meet the growing demand for talented engineers in fields from aerospace and mobile phones to healthcare and renewable energy.

Foundation year

Gives you the skills and knowledge for entry on to a degree if you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements.

Study abroad

We have partnerships with universities across the globe. Depending on your course, you can study for one trimester, or a full year, in another country.

Industrial placement

Work in industry as part of your degree. Depending on your course, you can spend part of your degree on placement. See your course page for specific details.

Integrated Masters

Some courses combine undergraduate and postgraduate study. The integrated Masters year is an extra year after your standard degree.


Postgraduate Taught

Postgraduate Research

  • Engineering research degrees

    Find out more about Engineering MSc research degrees and PhDs at the University of Hull and our specialisms in your subject.


"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.


All Electrical and Electronic Engineering programmes are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and are a recognised qualification towards Chartered Engineer status.


Take part in the Global Engineering Challenge, solving real life engineering problems faced by developing communities.


The Humber's emergence as Britain's 'energy estuary' has created a wealth of rewarding positions for engineering graduates, and 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.

* UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, for the academic year 2016/17 published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018

95.9%of students are in work or further study six months after graduating*


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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