B.Eng. On Campus

Electrical and Electronic Engineering (with an industrial placement year) (Hons)

University of Sussex

48 months
22500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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From renewable energies, autonomous cars, robotics and mobile communication to advances in medicine, Electrical and Electronic Engineering (with an industrial placement year) (Hons) degree provided by University of Sussex underpins all facets of our daily lives.


About this Degree

Our world class research in sensors, flexible electronics, medical imaging, 5G communications and space systems informs our degrees to give you the best start in your career.

Studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering (with an industrial placement year) (Hons) you’ll study in our £12-million Future Technologies Labs, which provides a new space for building robots, programming embedded systems and digital signal processors, as well as state-of-the-art computer design and modelling suites. You will use our industry sponsored electronics laboratories, electrical drive systems, and control engineering laboratories and could be part of one of the Formula Student teams. 

As you progress, you’ll focus on electrical or electronic engineering. You’ll get specialist training in applications ranging from semiconductor devices to electric motors for future green transport. We have dedicated academic advisers to support you during you time at University of Sussex, as well as a team of student mentors. You’ll also be welcomed into our active, student-run engineering societies, and benefit from our partnerships with:

  • Women’s Engineering Society
  • Engineers Without Borders UK
  • Engineers in Business Fellowship.
The optional placement year gives you the chance to get real work experience for a year in industry, whilst still being supported by the department at University of Sussex.


Gain the skills for a career in engineering, and benefit from our links with companies like Jaguar, Siemens and IBM. The skills you develop on this course enable you to go into graduate jobs in sectors including:

  • aerospace and electrical energy
  • IT and telecommunications
  • robotics.

You can also meet employers at careers events. Recent sessions have included an event about the NHS Scientist Training Programme, talks by IBM and Atkins, and advice on applying for graduate schemes. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electrical Circuits & Devices
  • Engineering Maths 1A
  • Materials and Manufacturing Processes
  • Programming for Engineers
  • Electromagnetism and Electrical Machines
  • Electronic Devices and Circuit Prototyping
  • Engineering Maths 1B
  • Engineering Thermodynamics

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

  • International Baccalaureate: 30 -32 points overall from the full IB Diploma.
  • Higher Levels must include Mathematics, with a grade of 5. For entry in 2021, either Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches or Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation at Higher Level will be accepted.
  • European Baccalaureate: Overall result of at least 75% to 77%.
  • Evidence of existing academic ability at a high level in Mathematics is essential (normally with a final grade of at least 8.0).
  • You should have a broad range of GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects. 
  • A-levels must include Mathematics, with at least grade B.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22500 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 Brighton

815 - 1383 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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