Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) is fundamental to modern society, encompassing everything from advanced computer systems and digital circuits to photonics and cutting-edge technologies like automated cars, robotics, medical equipment, and the next generation of mobile data transmission.
We offer a range of Electrical and Electronic Engineering degrees which you can read more about below.View available degree programmes
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Electrical and Electronic Engineering is at the core of the modern world, from computers to digital circuits, photonics and a wealth of electronic devices. Our society relies on Electrical Engineers for everything from low-power electrical machines, and control systems, to high-voltage electrical power generation and distribution systems.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Aberdeen inspires you to use your imagination, creativity and knowledge to supply and improve upon the complex systems needed by today’s society. You might design machines that supply power to our homes, digital control systems for aircraft or put an entire computer system on a single silicon chip.
Our teaching is delivered by world renowned experts and supported by our excellent workshop and laboratories dedicated to satellite communications, robotics, lasers and computer-aided design, as well as many others.
The first two years of our engineering degrees cover general engineering, with elements of civil, chemical, mechanical, petroleum, as well as electrical and electronic. In the later years, you specialise, following your chosen discipline in greater depth. You do not need to finalise your choice of specialisation until you begin your third year.
Our 4-year Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) programmes are accredited as fully meeting the educational requirements for Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and partially meeting the educational requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng). After the first two years, students on the four-year Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) have the opportunity to pursue the 5-year Masters of Engineering in their chosen discipline.
Available Programmes of Study
Single Honours Degrees
Why Study Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Aberdeen?
- We rely on electrical and electronic engineers for almost everything we do – from small electrical devices to high-voltage electrical power generation systems.
- Electrical and electronic engineering is at the cutting edge of technology innovation, in areas including driverless vehicles, automation, robotics, medical equipment and the next generation of mobile data transmission.
- Our EEE degree programmes are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
- The University of Aberdeen's student-run EEE Society hosts regular events, including a Robotics League competition, incorporating CAD and programming skills, as well as regular social events.
- Our teaching is supported by our excellent workshop and laboratories dedicated to satellite communications, robotics, lasers and computer-aided design, as well as many others.
- Our interdisciplinary approach means students gain experience in each engineering discipline, making them highly sought-after by employers. This flexibility also means you choose your specialisation once you have experienced all five disciplines.
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