13/08/2021

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Why Electrical and Electronic Engineers Will Make the World a Better Place

Electronic and electrical engineers are in demand and often earn high salaries…and theres still time to apply for a course!

At the University of Bolton, we rank No.3 in the UK for Student Satisfaction in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Courses*, making us a great place to study if youre interested in this subject. And students can now apply through Clearing for a September 2021 start!

We believe that electronic engineering can make the world a better place, so if this sounds like something youd like to do, head over to the University of Bolton Clearing website to find out more.

Here are just some of the ways that you could contribute once you graduate…

Smart Grid engineering

The Smart Grid is the digitalisation of the electrical grid, creating two-way communications between the utility and its customers. The benefits include efficient transmission of electricity, faster restoration after power outages, reduced operations for utilities, lowered costs for customers, and better integration of renewable energy systems.

But one of the biggest advantages of the Smart Grid is being able to give consumers more control over their own energy consumption. It can provide homeowners with the information and tools they need to make better choices.

This has already been seen with energy meters, where customers can watch their consumption in real-time, and manage it day-to-day.

Automated technology

Automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are on the rise, and are being harnessed in every sector. Some of the industries that are making automation a priority include Agriculture, Construction, Finance, Healthcare, and Manufacturing.

Theres massive scope for electrical engineers with the latest advancements in technology, and as an electronic engineering graduate, youll get the chance to contribute to this exciting field.

As well as being used in industry, there are products that are changing lives and impacting people in a positive way. For instance, driverless cars are an advancement that could become commonplace in the not-so-distant future. And electrical engineers will be pivotal in ensuring safe, effective, fit-for-purpose vehicles for the consumer market.

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