Department of Electronic Engineering

Creating the amazing

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Research Biowall

We are one of the UK's leading departments in Electronic Engineering and best in the country for the percentage of our graduates in employment within one year of leaving us (87%) (Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset 2017).

Students in studio

We offer a range of rewarding taught MSc programmes.‌

Student in clean room

See available PhD research projects and studentships or browse the Department's research portfolio and publications database.

Students in labs

Read about the careers of recent graduates from our undergraduate and postgraduate  courses.

Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Electronic Engineering, a department dedicated to world-leading research and teaching in Electronic Engineering. Our research groups play significant roles on the national and international stage, collaborating with major industries and securing funding from research councils. In the latest REF assessment, 87% of our work was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent. With respect to our teaching, in the most recent NSS survey in 2016 we were rated in the top 10 nationally for teaching quality (for the third year running) and in the top 5 for academic support. We offer a wide range of degree programmes specifically designed to educate you to be a world class engineer and maximise your full potential. 

Prof. Andy Tyrrell
Head of Department

Events

Mon
2
Oct

Spectrum Sharing for 5G and beyond-5G

2.00PM, PL005

Professor Maziar Nevokee, University of Sussex

Mon
30
Oct

Networked-Flying Platforms: Paving the Way Towards 5G and Beyond Wireless Networks

2.00PM, PT111

Dr Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir, University of the West of Scotland

Undergraduate Courses

We're ranked 1st in the UK for graduate employment within one year of leaving the university (Longitudinal Educational Outcomes 2017)

Graduate Destinations

Read about the careers of recent graduates from our undergraduate and postgraduate  courses.

Supporting Women in Engineering

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

The Department of Electronic Engineering holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. Find out more about the Department's work in this area on our Women in Engineering pages.

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Social Media

PhDs and Research

See available PhD research projects or browse the Department's research portfolio and publications database

Taught Masters Degrees

News

£5M Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council funding for photonics

Posted on Thursday 10 August 2017

Researchers from the University of St Andrews and the University of York have been awarded over £5M from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to research resonant and shaped photonics which could revolutionise our understanding of the biomedical world.


PhD student awarded best student paper at TAROS conference.

Posted on Wednesday 9 August 2017

James O'Keeffe (PhD student in the Intelligent Systems and Nanoscience Research Group) was awarded the best student paper at this year's TAROS Conference (Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems), which was held in Surrey.


Dr Helena Daffern takes part in Radio 3 Proms Interval Panel

Posted on Wednesday 9 August 2017

Dr Helena Daffern contributed her knowledge of the science of singing in a heated round table discussion on the use of vibrato in singing on Radio 3 during a Proms interval panel.