Department of Electronic Engineering

Creating the amazing

Watch our exciting new feature video "Creating the amazing".

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).

Student in clean room

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

Students in studio

We offer a range of rewarding taught MSc programmes.‌

Find out more about our courses in EngineeringMedical EngineeringMicro-mechanical Engineering and Robotic Engineering


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 Research Excellent Framework assessment (2014), 87% of our work was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

With respect to our teaching, in the most recent NSS survey in 2018 we were ranked second in the Russell Group for overall satisfaction, and first for our teaching. We offer a wide range of degree programmes specifically designed to educate you to be a world class engineer and maximise your full potential. 

Professor Andy Tyrrell
Head of Department


Undergraduate Courses

We had the highest proportions of graduates in employment within one year of finishing their studies.
(UK engineering and technology graduates LEO data set, June 2017)  

Year in Industry

All of our undergraduate courses are available with a year in industry option. 

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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PhDs and Research

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

Taught Masters Degrees


Grow MedTech photo shoot at LIVE lab

Posted on Thursday 22 August 2019

The programme is collaborating with Dr Adar Pelah on an upcoming feature, showing support at a recent Electronic Engineering gathering.

Andy White shortlisted for IET award

Posted on Wednesday 21 August 2019

Andy White has been nominated for the IET Technician of the Year award.

Popular Science magazine revisits Dr Adar Pelah’s strange treadmill effect

Posted on Wednesday 31 July 2019

Research on the treadmill illusion has been re-published in Popular Science Magazine.