48 months
25860 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Electrical and Railway Engineering (Hons) programme from the University of Birmingham enables you to gain strong theoretical and practical skills in electronic and electrical engineering and to collaborate with academics who are global experts in their field.

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In the Electrical and Railway Engineering (Hons) programme from the University of Birmingham  you will obtain a thorough Electrical Engineering education alongside a specific focus on the railway industry. Unique in the UK, this programme ensures that upon graduation you will have the skills and knowledge to benefit from the excellent career prospects in an industry experiencing significant growth.


  • Analyst
  • Design engineer
  • Electrical power engineer
  • Client engagement
  • Lead software engineer
  • Automotive reader manager
  • Electrical engineer
  • Project control engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Electronics and Electrical Machines 
  • Engineering Mathematics 
  • Electronic Circuits and Devices and Electromagnetics  
  • Microprocessors and Control Systems  
  • Railway Traction 
  • Railway Infrastructure Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Number of A levels required: 3
    • Typical offer: AAA
    • Required subjects and grades: A level Mathematics.  
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma 6,6,6 at Higher Level to include Mathematics with a minimum of 32 points overall. 
  • BTEC Extended Diploma MEng; not considered unless A level Maths also taken. 
  • BTEC Diploma considered in combination with A Level.  Grades: MEng; D*D* plus A-level Maths grade A. 
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma considered in combination with 2 A Levels Grades: - MEng; D*plus A,A including Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25860 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25860 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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