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Course summary

Electronic and electrical engineering features in most of our everyday activities and the varied nature of the subject is both interesting and challenging. Society needs electronic and electrical engineers of the future to be innovative and adventurous; by enrolling onto our Electronic and Electrical Engineering BEng (Hons) course, you could end up working on new and cutting-edge technology. Why study Electronic and Electrical Engineering BEng (Hons) at Huddersfield? Our course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and, on completion, you will satisfy the academic requirements for Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status. Once you've spent the required time in industry, it could then lead to CEng status – your professional engineering qualification. Our degree programmes within this subject area share the same first year of study, which means you can leave your options open until the start of your second year. During your first and second year, you'll take part in our EnABLE (Engineering in an Activity Based Learning Environment) initiative. This will give you the opportunity to work in small teams to solve real electronic and electrical engineering problems. In the fourth year, you will work on a selected individual research/design project with the support of your academic supervisor. A vibrant town surrounded by beautiful countryside, Huddersfield is a friendly and diverse place from which to study, too, offering lots to do between lectures. Top 3 Reasons to Study Electronic and Electrical Engineering BEng (Hons) at Huddersfield 1. Support – We’ll support you in securing a work placement in the UK or abroad; you could work in the industry and put what you’ve learned into practice. 2. Accreditation – The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), going towards helping you get Chartered Engineer status (CEng). 3. Best in Yorkshire –We were ranked best in Yorkshire* for student satisfaction for the subject Electrical and Electronic Engineering. *National Student Survey 2022. Subject’s rankings refer to Common Aggregation Hierarchy level 3 and are further filtered to include English HEI's with income over £100m+ in the 20/21 academic year.


Course modules are varied and include, amongst others: • Computer Programming • Electronic Design Manufacture and Test • Mathematics.

Assessment method

You can receive continual feedback through weekly SAIL (Score as I Learn) assignments, so you will feel confident in your studies and be able to access support when you need it. Assessment is made through assignments, exams and individual project work, with an average of 16%* of the study time on this course being spent with your tutors (either face to face or online) in lectures, seminars, and tutorials. *based on the course structure for 2023 entry as at November 2021

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Engineering and Technology, Institution of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry is also possible from the Engineering Foundation Year. To progress onto this course from the Foundation Year you must pass all modules and achieve an average mark of 40% or above. A Levels (in addition to A2 Mathematics) must include one of the following: Electronics, Physics, Further and Additional Mathematics, Statistics, Design and Technology: Systems and Control, Computer Science, Chemistry. BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering (instead of A2 Mathematics) must be one of the following: Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering. Please note that we do not accept T Levels for entry to this course for 2023. Other suitable skills or experience gained in a relevant industry will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Unistats information

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The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £16000 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance ( If you are an EU or International student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available ( Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Students doing IET accredited courses can apply for their scholarships and grants. For further information please visit the IET’s website - Please see our website for more information -

Electronic and Electrical Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS