Why Study Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Huddersfield?

Do you want a career tackling global challenges? As an electronic and electrical engineer, you could work on the technology of the future, designing and creating new processes that could improve everyday life and the society we live in. From advances in healthcare to the drive for sustainability or supporting renewable energy systems. Our electronic and electrical engineering degrees aim to teach you the foundations of key engineering principles and develop your chosen specialism. Studying Electronic and Electrical Engineering could enhance your career prospects and lead to careers with vast earning potential, allowing you to create the life you want in the future.

Our courses

Studying Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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Gain real world skills through EnABLE

At Huddersfield, we aim to teach our students in a multidisciplinary way, solving real world engineering problems and preparing for a career in the sector. 

In your first and second year, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in our new initiative EnABLE – which stands for Engineering in an Activity Based Learning Environment. You’ll work in small teams with students from across our engineering degree programmes, solving real-world engineering challenges and developing skills relevant to industry.

Find out a little bit more about EnABLE from some of those who teach, study or work in the engineering field.

Preparing you for your future career

At Huddersfield, we place a great deal of importance on industry experience. You’ll find all our 3-4 year Bachelor’s level courses or our 4-5 year Master’s level courses give you the option to undertake a year-long placement in your third year.  

Our Engineering students benefit from support from a dedicated Placement Unit, which is on hand to guide you through the application process and throughout your placement year. 



Many of our Electronic and Electrical Engineering courses are also accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), so if you’re hoping to register as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or a Chartered Engineering (CEng) in the future, your degree studies could help you on your way. 

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Meet Syed

"During my undergraduate studies, I was fortunate enough to secure a placement with world-leading Fuel Filtration company, Parker Hannifin. My placement introduced me to the world of Automotive work, and my role at this company supported research and development activities and contributed towards a US patent. " 

Syed Rizvi, Electronic and Electrical Engineering BEng(Hons) PhD in Engineering

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3rd Year placement opportunity

Our Facilities

There’s lots of ways you can expand your CV whilst making new friends at Huddersfield.  
As a electronic and electrical engineering student, you have the option to get involved with our student teams as part of your final year individual project.  

Help design and build a single seat racing car with Team HARE, and then compete in the IMechE Formula Student at Silverstone.  


Oversee the design, manufacture and operation of an unmanned aircraft as part of the Team HAWK Unmanned Aerial System team.

Or take part in the IMechE Railway Challenge at Stapleford Miniature Railway by working as a team work to design, develop, and manufacture a 10 ¼” gauge railway locomotive.

How to apply

Here is what you need to know about applying to the University of Huddersfield.

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