The first two years are common with most of the other degrees in the department, normally allowing you to transfer between them up to the start of your third year.
Years one and two provide a grounding in mathematics, computing, analogue electronic circuits and components, communications, electromagnetics, power electronics and control. This underpins more advanced study in your final year. Practical work runs throughout the degree. In the final year you will undertake a solo project, and will have the opportunity to take optional subjects to suit your interests.
BEng degrees cover some of the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status, which denotes a professional engineer.
In choosing to study electrical and electronic engineering at Bristol, you will benefit from excellent discipline-focused teaching and will be taught by internationally renowned experts with a passion for the subject.
Our world-leading research groups and industrial partners will provide you with privileged access to state-of-the-art facilities. We also offer a wide range of scholarships, summer placements, industrial seminars and exclusive employment opportunities.
Electrical and electronic engineering is a fast-moving subject and we continually revise our degree courses to reflect the latest developments in engineering education and the emerging needs of industry.
We offer a broad range of three-year BEng and four-year MEng courses, including a Joint Honours degree with Computer Science, accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Engineering students at Bristol also benefit from a dedicated Industrial Liaison Office, which develops engineering-specific industrial links for students.
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If you enjoy mathematics and science, are fascinated by electricity, energy and electronics, and want to design and invent things that benefit society, then you should consider studying for an Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree.
If your interests lie more on the computing side, you might be interested in our Computer Science and Electronics degrees.
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