Electrical and Electronic Engineering Undergraduate Courses

Where would we be without electronic and electrical engineering? From industrial technology, through mobile phones and laptops to the world of music and entertainment, this ever-changing discipline impacts on all our lives.

1st for satisfaction with feedbackElectronic and Electrical Engineering subject area, The Guardian University Guide 2024
Top10 for satisfaction with teachingElectronic and Electrical Engineering subject area, The Guardian University Guide 2024
Top15for learning opportunitiesBEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering - National Student Survey 2023
Top15for teaching quality - Electrical and Electronic Engineering subject areaThe Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2024
90%of students agreed that the course is intellectually stimulatingBEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering - National Student Survey 2023

On our courses you’ll learn the principles of electrical and electronic circuits and devices, and then put theory into practice with a variety of insightful experiments and innovative design projects.

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I have gained experience and involvement in industrial development that will be very useful in the future. The knowledge delivered by my lecturers has helped me redirect my future path and have a clear perspective on what I would like to do after I graduate.

Carlota Betolaza Sánchez
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering


You'll learn and carry out experiments in our specialist laboratories dedicated to this area of engineering. Our Electrical and Renewable Energy Lab contains state-of-the-art equipment to investigate different methods of harnessing energy from wind, wave and solar. View the 360s of our laboratories.

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Undergraduate Open Days

The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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What our Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduates do

You’ll have a range of electrical and electronic engineering employment opportunities open to you when you graduate.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

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Electrical and Electronic Engineering students using renewable energies equipment
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"Studying at Derby enhanced my knowledge of engineering and improved my personal skills"

“Studying in Derby gave me confidence in my abilities and taught me to be creative. Staff are very friendly and always willing to help – and they’re the top in their field. My time here has improved me on so many levels, not just the academic side.”

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Electrical and Electronic Engineering staff

See a list of staff in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering subject area, and find out about their teaching responsibilities, professional interests, qualifications and more.

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Student stories

Our students and graduates are people just like you. And they are making an impact in our region and around the world by using their knowledge and skills to drive innovation and change. You can be part of that story. Let our students and graduates tell you theirs.

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