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Electronic and Information Engineering, MEng

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #9 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The Electronic and Information Engineering degree from Imperial College London will provide you with an understanding of the entire stack of modern networked computers, from the design and architecture of the CPU in a smartphone, to the information theory and wireless protocols connecting it to the internet, and on to the operating systems and databases providing back-end support in the cloud.
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The first two years in this Electronic and Information Engineering degree from Imperial College London follow a core programme in areas such as circuits, systems, networks and high-level programming. 

You will learn to program in C++ and become familiar with software design, programming concepts and tool use – skills that are transferable to any programming language/environment that you encounter.

Some of the core modules are delivered jointly with students on our Electrical and Electronic Engineering courses, others are designed specifically for Electrical and Information Engineering students, and some are taught by the Department of Computing.

Taught modules are supported by study groups and lab classes in the electrical and computing laboratories.

In your third year, you tailor your degree to fit your interests and choose from a number of advanced topics that broaden and deepen the material covered in years one and two. You choose from a range of advanced subjects in electrical and electronic engineering and from the Department of Computing.


The graduates are highly sought after worldwide for a wide range of careers in fields such as electrical energy, circuit design, computer gaming, software development, image processing, technical consultancy, academic research, telecommunications, finance and management.

Recent graduates of the Department have become:

  • Graduate Electronic Engineer, Dyson Technology
  • Chassis Electronics Engineer, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Financial Software Developer, Bloomberg LP
  • Graduate Engineer, Transport for London
  • Research Assistant, Imperial College London


This course is professionally accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Computing Lab
  • Analysis of Circuits
  • Digital Electronics 
  • Engineering Design and Practice
  • Introduction to Computer Architecture and Systems
  • Introduction to Signals and Communications
  • Mathematics 
  • Software Engineering : Algorithms and Data Structures

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements


Minimum entry standards

  • A* in Mathematics
  • A in Physics
  • A in a preferred subject

International Baccalaureate

Minimum entry standards

  • 6 in Mathematics at higher level
  • 6 in Physics at higher level
Advanced Placements
  • 5 in Calculus BC
  • 5 Physics C (Electricity and Magnetism, or Mechanics)
  • 5 in another Physics C subject, or another subject

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


The College offer a range of scholarships for postgraduate students to support you through your studies. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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