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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Why study here?

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Manchester is one of the largest in the UK, with a reputation for teaching and research excellence.

Why Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Manchester?

  • Ranked 4th in the UK for electrical and electronic engineering (QS World University Rankings, 2023)
  • Experience our brand new £400m Home of Engineering and Materials Science with state-of-the-art facilities and study spaces.
  • The largest high-voltage lab in the UK.

We've been educating electrical and electronic engineers for more than a century.

Today the Department boasts outstanding facilities - such as those at the National Instruments Undergraduate Teaching Lab - and excellent links with industry, including world-renowned companies such as Siemens, Rolls-Royce and Google.

What's more, all of our courses are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

As a student you'll join a close, welcoming community with a real emphasis on fun. You can join a host of clubs and societies, including:

  • The E4C Electronics Club
  • The Electrical and Electronic Engineering Society
  • The Robotics Society.

Our postgraduate students benefit from access to wonderful facilities and a huge breadth of research expertise, and - last but not least - our second-year undergraduate students can compete in our famous robot race day:

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