Electrical and Electronic Engineering Undergraduate Courses

Get ready for a cutting-edge career with our professionally recognised electrical and electronic engineering 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.

92%of students are satisfied with the course overall**BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering - National Student Survey 2021
92%of students are satisfied with the quality of the course**BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering - National Student Survey 2021
1st in the UK for student satisfaction with the course**The Guardian University Guide 2022, Engineering: Electronic and Electrical subject area
1stin the UK for student satisfaction with teaching**The Guardian University Guide 2022, Engineering: Electronic and Electrical subject area

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.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering - your questions answered

In the below video, Associate Professor, Dr Ahmad Kharaz, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Derby. You can also watch exclusive subject content by signing up to Derby on Demand.

Dr Ahmad Kharaz, Associate Professor in Intelligent Instrumentation.

View Electrical and Electronic Engineering - your questions answered! video transcript

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Degree Show 2021

We're showcasing the work of some of our talented Electrical and Electronic Engineering students to celebrate their achievements over the 2020-21 academic year.

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Why you should study Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Derby

Facilities

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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"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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Secure your place through Clearing

If you're still looking for a place at uni, have had a change of heart about your course, or your gap year plans are on hold, it's not too late. Find your place with us through Clearing.

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Make it Real
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We want you to realise your vision for your future. The University of Derby is a place where you can take your passion and talent and use them to create a better world.

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