48 months
16425 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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If you like the idea of creating electrical and electronic systems which could help millions of people on a day to day basis, like the systems used in phones, computers or the generation and distribution of electrical supply systems, then a degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering (Hons) from Edinburgh Napier University is for you.

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The Electronic and Electrical Engineering (Hons) course at the Edinburgh Napier University balances the study of electronic and electrical engineering and focuses on the application of these skills to real-world engineering situations. Study is broad enough to allow entry to a variety of career paths in all areas of electronic and electrical engineering. Additionally, students can progress to postgraduate research in this or a related field.

Course details

In year one the course focuses on learning engineering principles and practices, as well as computing skills and principles of design, relating to a wide range of engineering disciplines.

You will then further develop your knowledge in the principles of the field and engineering management. You will implement practical solutions across a range of applied applications and develop your skills in lateral problem solving and innovative thinking.

In your final year you will work on your honours project as well as gaining enhanced skills in areas of analogue electronics, embedded systems and electrical machines and power systems.


Students gaining a degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering could gain employment in the following areas:

  • Design engineering in electrical/electronic organisations
  • Manufacturing process engineering
  • Communications industry
  • Electrical supply industry
  • Engineering Analysts
  • Building services engineering
  • Production engineering and education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Skills
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Engineering Practice
  • Mathematical Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Standard Entry Requirement

  • BBBC including Maths and a Science (excluding Biology) or Technical Subject*.

Minimum Offer Entry Requirement

  • BCCC including Maths and a Science (excluding Biology) or Technical Subject*.

A Level

  • CCC including Maths and a Science (excluding Biology) or Technical Subject*

Irish Leaving Certificate

  • H2, H3, H3, H3 at HL including Maths and a Science (excluding Biology) or Technical Subject*

BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3

  • MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit) in a related subject.

BTEC (QCF) National Diploma Level 3 plus A Level

  • MM (Merit, Merit) in a related subject plus A Level Grade C.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

  • Award of Diploma with 28 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4 
We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications. Specific entry requirements by country.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16425 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16425 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £9,250
  • Overseas and EU: £16,425

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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