Electronics is so prevalent in today’s world that opportunities for electronic engineering graduates exist across a vast range of industrial sectors. Medicine, aviation, communications, transport, space exploration, industrial automation, crime prevention, science, entertainment, music, gaming and environmental monitoring have all been revolutionised by electronics.
Enhancing your degree
Why study at Leeds?
Accredited degrees: Our Industrial Advisory Committee helps ensure our courses are up-to-date with the modern practices and techniques that will enable you to succeed in industry upon graduation. Many of our courses are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
Hands-on learning: Enjoy a more practical approach to learning, with access to our specialist facilities during your project work, including lecture theatres and labs featuring industry-standard equipment and the latest technology.
Flexible degrees: Enhance your learning by choosing to take a study abroad year or industry placement, which develops your independence and is attractive to employers.
Career prospects: Our graduates are highly sought after by leading employers. 100% of UK based graduates who responded from the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering are in graduate level employment such as professional or managerial work within 15 months of graduation. (Graduating cohort 2020/21, Graduate Outcome Survey)
Research-based learning: Our globally recognised research feeds directly into your course and shapes what you learn with the latest thinking.
Global community: When you choose to study at the University of Leeds, you'll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of students and researchers who come from all over the world.
Supporting your studies: We support you from the moment you arrive to help you adjust to studying at university, and you'll be guided through your course by your personal tutor. We’re proud to have been awarded Silver Athena SWAN status which shows our strong commitment to equality.
Our current students regularly say that project work is one of the most satisfying and challenging aspects of their course. In applying theory to practice, your project work will give you an effective way of learning in-depth and give you the chance to understand how different aspects of electronics work together.
award for our commitment to gender equality
Athena SWAN Charter
in the UK for Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Guardian University Guide 2024
in the world for Engineering and Technology
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023
Grand buildings, iconic landmarks and sustainable green space: our single-site campus has it all. When you study at the University of Leeds, you’ll be on the doorstep to one of the most vibrant and multicultural cities in the UK, with the benefit of enjoying our historic campus.
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