Electrical and electronic engineers influence all areas of our lives, from silicon chips to the national grid. If you have strong skills in maths and science, and enjoy applying your knowledge creatively to some of the world’s biggest problems, then electrical and electronic engineering is a great career choice.
Electrical and electronic engineering is fundamental to the growth of society. The subject builds on mathematics and physical science. It is revolutionising Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with the introduction of smart electronics, modern control systems, electrical energy management and advanced communications.
Bristol graduates enjoy a broad range of career opportunities. These include consumer and industrial electronics, integrated circuit design, computer architecture, software development, healthcare technology, telecommunications, gaming and software development, optical communications, quantum information, image processing, electrical energy and control, technical consultancy, finance, and management.
Industry demand for electrical and electronic engineers has never been higher. Our graduates are highly sought after, with 94% securing well-paid employment within 6 months of graduation.
Location plays a key role in your choice of university. Our campus is located in the centre of Bristol, a beautiful and inspiring city with a vibrant cultural and social scene.
Together with our Industrial Advisory Board (IAB), we continually update our degree programmes to reflect the needs of industry and to track new trends in technology.
The department is internationally distinguished and one of the best in the UK. You will be taught by internationally recognised experts with a track record of academic excellence, innovation and industrial collaboration. You will benefit from working alongside world-class researchers. This includes privileged access to industrial prototypes, samples software tools, as well as start-of-the-art research equipment.
Thanks to strong support from our strategic industrial partners, as well as from the UK Electronics Skills Foundation, we are pleased to offer a wide range of scholarships for home and overseas students.
Professor Andy Nix
Head of Electrical and Electronic Engineering