Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at Birmingham

Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineers are involved in the design and development of technology that has become essential to all areas of the modern world. Here are just a few reasons why we think studying Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at Birmingham is the right choice for you:

  • We are ranked 6th in the UK according to the Guardian University Guide 2017
  • All 2nd year students participate in a 'Robot Race'; combining project management with practical skills involved in designing and constructing a robot to race in the end of year challenge
  • Shared 1st year across the disciplines of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

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Excellent career prospects

Our graduates work in sectors such as robotice, communications, transport, space, energy and power, interactive systems and augmented reality, finance and information technology. They work in companies such as Accenture, BAE Systems, BP, IBM, Jaguar Landrover and Network Rail, to name a few. Find out more about the pathways our graduates took to enter into Birmingham and where their careers have taken them now bu visiting our pathways into engineering page.

Inspirational teaching

At Birmingham we believe in engaging teaching and learning. In addition to traditional lectures and exercise classes, you will have projects, groupwork, problem solving sessions and weekly group tutorials. All our students get to work on an interdisciplinary project in their 1st year alongside Civil and Mechanical Engineers. You will also undertake Group Design Studies in your 3rd year of MEng and Individual Projects in your final year.

Social atmosphere and engaged students

The student-led society EESESoc bring students together from all years, for film nights, paintballing. trips, sports fixtures and an annual careers fair. There is always lots to get involved with.

We also have a student-led Facebook group for all offer holders that lets you meet other applicants, as well as finding out more about what it's like to study Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at Birmingham. If you haven't already joined, why not join us now?