Undergraduate BEng (Hons)

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Learn how to create, maintain and develop systems based on modern electronics technology. You’ll graduate with skills that will be useful in a variety of industries.

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Course Overview

  • UCAS code

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    19 Sep 2022

We’re committed to giving you hands-on design experience.

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Learn through doing
  • Gain a thorough grounding in electronics and how to apply, design and maintain them within a system from concept to the final electronic device
  • Learn traditional theories and develop electronic products and systems
  • Get involved in live projects that provide you with an opportunity to practise your skills straight away
  • Develop expertise across a variety of topics such as configuring electronic devices through software, designing electronic products or programming embedded systems
  • Understand how to find sustainable solutions to problems

You’ll develop skills that will allow you to make a difference to companies across a range of sectors. From the defence industry to controlling food manufacturing plants, this course will leave you well placed to pursue a career in whatever area interests you the most.

Industry links
Our greatest strength is our contact with industry. You’ll benefit from guest lectures by professionals working in the field.

We provide you with access to cutting-edge equipment and state-of-the-art laboratories thanks to our partnership with Farnell - a world leading distributor of electronic, electrical, industrial and maintenance, repair and operations products.

In addition to using Farnell's facilities at their Kirkstall premises in Leeds, you’ll be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in using Lab View and ELVIS boards simulation software and embedded systems development boards at our own Headingley campus.

As part of an exciting engineering design project with Farnell, you’ll get the opportunity in your first year to build a robot and programme it to work out a maze.

Why study Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Fantastic placements and sandwich year opportunities
  2. Professionally accredited
  3. Specialist facilities including an embedded systems lab
  4. Opportunity to network with industry professionals
  5. Professionally experienced expert teaching team
  6. Access to cutting-edge equipment through our industry partner Farnell, a world leading distributor of electronic and electrical equipment

Student view “The knowledge I have learnt, I have applied to projects within the industry and that enabled me to be offered a role as a Graduate Engineer with Jaguar Land Rover.”

electronic and electrical engineering

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