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05 Dec 20
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The fascinating world of electronics entices a lot of “techies”, thanks to its complicated yet exciting nature. If you’re one of them, the University of Bolton offers you a fabulous opportunity to pursue an electrical and electronic engineering degree in its state-of-the-art School of Engineering.
The university is ranked number one for student satisfaction in Greater Manchester by The Complete University Guide 2020 for the third year in a row. Our programme is one of the most advanced and highly-recognised courses with accreditation from the Engineering Council and the Institution of Engineering and Technology, so you’ll study specialised modules that are in-line with the latest technologies and methods.
Our experienced and passionate teaching staff will ensure you fully embrace all the academic as well as experimental aspects of this versatile subject area, enhancing your specialist knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering devices, processes and systems. The university has been ranked in the top five in the UK for teaching quality by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. You will also benefit from small class sizes, and links with several industrial partners that offer opportunities for industrial seminars, work experience and future employment.
Study electrical and electronic engineering with us and you will spend a lot of your time in our excellent laboratories, doing hands-on project work and using industry-standard computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) software. Our facilities include state-of-the-art teaching laboratories located in the university's purpose-built National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME).
Our courses are designed by industry professionals to include modules that will be instrumental to your career. Here’s what you can expect:
Development of “real-world” engineering skills through theory and practical applications, taught in a supportive environment
Highly-specialised modules covering areas such as electromagnetism, embedded systems, digital signal processing, power electronics, smart grid technology, and renewable energy systems
Professional development and training encouraged through hands-on projects, industrial visits, and work placement opportunities
Numerous career options can be explored after studying these courses, such as (please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry):
Electrical and electronics engineering
Network and systems engineering
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team is here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and wellbeing, disability support or anything else you may need.