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:

  • 95% of our graduates are in full-time employment, or further study, six months after studying with us. (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2014/15)
  • Our students benefit from a very recent £40m investment into a collaborative teaching laboratory; transforming the way in which hands-on experience to real life engineering problems are delivered.
  • Our programmes have been designed in consultation with our industrial partners and we reflect practice in the workplace by encouraging interdisciplinary working through integrated design and project work.

Ashley has created a vlog about life as a Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering student at the University of Birmingham:

Excellent career prospects

Our graduates work in sectors such as robotics, 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, group work, 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?