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Department of Electronic Engineering

Creating the amazing

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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 per cent) (Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset 2017).

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

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We offer a range of rewarding taught MSc programmes.‌

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

Explore real-world applications of engineering and see the skillsets and knowledge components needed in our free online course.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update - Department of Electronic Engineering

The Department expects to be operating a full teaching schedule in 2020-21, whether on campus or online or a mix of the two, with flexible teaching to accommodate all students' circumstances, even if these change through the academic year.  On all programmes, for new students and for those returning to York, we aim to retain our friendly atmosphere, personal contact and small-group teaching, whether or not you are here in person.

Professor Andy Tyrrell, Head of Department, April 29, 2020

If you have an urgent query please make contact with one of the following teams:

For information on how the University is dealing with COVID-19, please check the Coronavirus webpages.

Engineering the Future

Take the Department's free online course and cover topics such as:

  • environmental engineering
  • healthcare and medical engineering
  • roborts, artificial intelligence and future technology.



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.

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


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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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