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Studying with us

Studying with us

Studying an Electronic Engineering degree with us will give you the skills and knowledge to become part of the global team of engineers who are striving to find solutions and improve lives in our fast-moving technological world.

Electronic engineering is at the heart of many systems we use on a daily basis, including mobile communications, computers, transport systems, most domestic appliances, TV, radio, music studios and gaming devices.

We connect research and teaching in unique areas of communications, multimedia technology, power systems, nanotechnology, biomedicine and signal processing.

Whatever course you choose, project-led activities are at the heart of our teaching. This helps encourage entrepreneurship and group working in all stages, with year in industry options available to develop real-world skills and experience.

We offer

  • A choice of IET accredited undergraduate degrees in Electronic Engineering, together with Computer Systems Engineering, postgraduate research and masters courses in Engineering and Project Management
  • A great balance between the theoretical and practical skills required for careers in technology and electronics industries and other sectors
  • A curriculum that fosters the creative side of engineering applications and professional skills development
  • Teaching by experienced practitioners and academics drawing on their cutting-edge research 
  • A friendly and supportive department offering an inclusive learning environment to attract a greater than UK average proportion of women students
  • Links with the South East regional hub of electronics businesses and partnership with the UK Electronics Skills Foundation - UKESF
  • A range of scholarships at all stages of study.

Our £20m state-of-the-art building provides an innovative environment and resources designed for today's Electronic Engineering.

Designed with large, modern lecture spaces for teaching, the latest technical facilities and equipment, social collaboration spaces, research and project fabrication, computing and electronics laboratories, it provides an ideal base for scientists and engineers to achieve their goals. The inclusion of a field laboratory on the roof with solar panels and a wind turbine gives hands-on practical experience with alternative energy generation.

Royal Holloway received a £5m grant from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to develop the new building in order to encourage more female engineers to address the national shortage, and it has provided a fantastic home for our Electronic Engineering community.

This technology-led facility is designed to inspire students and staff, to develop a creative approach to study, learning and research, and extend our vision for the future.

Find out more about our research inspired approach to teaching electronic engineering:

Watch an industry-linked project by our Year 4 students

The group project was proposed and supported by one of our Industry partners, where our students have designed and implemented a complete solution to meet the set criteria.

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