Electrical and electronic engineering

Surrey’s electrical and electronic engineering courses are ranked 3rd in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2019. But what is it that makes us one of the UK’s leading universities for this electrifying subject?

Our Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering is home to inspiring academics and four world-leading research centres. Our research leads the way in areas such as nanotechnology, vision and signal processing, mobile and wireless communications and space satellite engineering – and our courses draw on this research excellence. Our new £35 million 5G Innovation Centre puts us to the very forefront of 5G research.

We always encourage our students to achieve the incredible beyond their studies. Could you see yourself winning a UKESF scholarship or reaching the final of the Airbus Fly Your Ideas challenge?

Our renowned Professional Training placement programme means our students are given the opportunity to work with companies like Intel, Sky TV, Airbus Defence and Space or GE Healthcare. Vilma Wilke split her placement year between Airbus and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, Abdullah Al-Shakarchi spent his at McLaren Applied Technologies, and Lewis Bridgeman worked at Figment Production Ltd.

There are so many reasons to study or research electrical and electronic engineering at Surrey. Hear what Dr Radu Sporea had to say when we asked his top five reasons to study at Surrey, or which ‘science hero’ first inspired his interest in electronic engineering.

At Surrey, we’re proud to say that 95% of our graduates are in a professional or managerial job six months after they graduate. There are so many career paths to discover with a degree in electrical and electronic engineering, which one will inspire you?

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