Electrical and Electronic
Develop specialist knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering devices, processes and systems.
Our Electrical & Electronic Engineering degrees allow you to develop specialist knowledge of the scientific concepts, design and methods relating to electrical and electronic engineering products, processes and systems.
Students begin their time with us by following a multidisciplinary route into engineering, with modules covering the core areas of the subject, including electrical and electronic engineering topics. Specialisation starts in second year, with Electrical & Electronic Engineering students following the same second year degree programme as those on the Electronic Engineering course.
In third and fourth year, Electrical & Electronic Engineering students focus on power electronics, electrical machines, systems modelling and the operation and control of power systems. Modules in these years reflect our key research areasLink opens in a new window including power electronics and systems, communications, embedded systems and silicon-based smart sensors.
Practical work in electrical and electronic engineering begins in the first year, with the third-year individual project forming an important part of the course. For example, one past individual project supported by industry was titled ‘Delivering Satellites to Space with Power Electronics.’ Our laboratories are equipped with software and instrumentation to support the different teaching activities in electrical and electronic engineering.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduates contribute to a variety of sectors and industries such as power electronics, electrical power generation, aerospace, automotive, marine engineering and a sustainable environment.
- BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering (H605)
- MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering (H606)
Engineering students at Warwick develop an in-depth understanding of the fundamental principles of engineering by following a general engineering programme at the start of their time with us. Thereafter, students on the Electrical & Electronic Engineering degree continue to study the same modules as those on the Electronic Engineering programme until the end of the second year. The later years of the degree cover power electronics, electrical machines, systems modelling and the operation and control of power systems.
If you aspire to achieve Chartered Engineer (CEng) status, a degree from Warwick is a great starting point. The majority of our degrees are accredited by licensed professional engineering institutions, such as the IET, IMechE and JBM and provide the academic component (in part or fully) needed for Chartered Engineer status.
Entry requirements are published on the University website:
Come and see for yourself what Warwick is all about! Our University Open DaysLink opens in a new window give you the chance to visit the School of Engineering, see the facilities, meet staff and students, tour the campus and get a real feel for life at Warwick. If you apply to study at Warwick and are subsequently made an offer, you may also be invited to an Offer Holder Open Day.
We offer flexible degree programmes that enable you to experience a range of engineering disciplines before you decide to specialise.
All first year students study a general engineering programme, which is much favoured by industry. In the second year, you continue to study the same core modules as all other students until the end of term one, after you which you can specialise in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, choose another specialism or continue on the general engineering pathway.
Students can also switch from the three-year BEng to the four-year MEng degree if academic requirements and regulations are met, and from the MEng to the BEng if they prefer to graduate earlier.
The course structure below is relevant to students applying for entry in 2024.
In your first year you will be taught the fundamentals of engineering, which you will build on in later years according to your interests.
- Dynamics and Thermodynamics (ES190Link opens in a new window)
- Electrical and Electronic Circuits (ES191Link opens in a new window)
- Engineering Design (ES192Link opens in a new window)
- Engineering Mathematics (ES193Link opens in a new window)
- Engineering Business Management and Professional Skills (ES194Link opens in a new window)
- Materials for Engineering (ES195Link opens in a new window)
- Engineering Structures (ES196Link opens in a new window)
- Systems Modelling, Simulation and Computation (ES197Link opens in a new window)
- Semiconductor Materials and Devices (ES2D6)
- Engineering Mathematics and Data Analytics (ES2C7Link opens in a new window)
- Electromechanical System Design (ES2C6Link opens in a new window)
- Analogue Electronic Design (ES2C0Link opens in a new window)
- Computer Architecture and Systems (ES2C4Link opens in a new window)
- Signal Processing (ES2H5)
- Electrical and Electronic Design Project (ES2J1)
Examples of optional modules
- Motor Vehicle Technology
- Introduction to Biomedical and Clinical Engineering
- Systems and Software Engineering Principles
- Technology in International Development
- Starting a Business
- Introduction to Secondary Mathematics/Physics Teaching
- A Modern Foreign Language
- Managing Engineering Excellence (ES3K4)
- Power Electronics (ES3E0Link opens in a new window)
- Digital Systems Design (ES3B2Link opens in a new window)
- Communications Systems (ES335Link opens in a new window)
- Power Systems and Electrical Machines (ES3E7Link opens in a new window)
- Individual Project (ES327Link opens in a new window)
Year 4 (MEng only)
- ASICs, MEMS and Smart Devices (ES434Link opens in a new window)
- Advanced Power Electronic Converters and Devices (ES4E8Link opens in a new window)
- Control of Electrical Drives (ES4F2Link opens in a new window)
- Operation and Control of Power Systems (ES97ALink opens in a new window)
- Group Project (ES410Link opens in a new window)
Examples of optional modules
- Advanced Robotics
- High Performance Embedded Systems Design
- Optical Communications Systems
- Radiowave Propagation and Wireless Communications Theory
- Information Theory and Coding
- Advanced Wireless Systems and Networks
The information on this page is applicable for 2024 entry. Detailed information for each module can be found on this webpage.
We may make some changes to this degree for 2024 entry. Changes to core and optional modules go through the University's rigorous academic processes. As changes are confirmed, we will update the course information on this webpage. It is therefore very important that you check this webpage for the latest information before you apply and prior to accepting an offer.
Students may choose to spend a year in industry, research or study abroad between years two and three, or between year three and four for MEng. If you choose to take an intercalated year, this will be reflected in your degree title, and add a year to your degree programme.
Please see the University website for details of tuition fees, financial support and the cost of living.
The School of Engineering is privileged to attract high fliers and seeks to recognise and promote achievement, talent, ideas, hard work and diversity. We regularly offer a number of scholarships.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduates contribute to a variety of sectors and industries such as power electronics, electrical power generation, aerospace, automotive, marine engineering and a sustainable environment. Our Industrial Advisory Panel supports our aim to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in industry when you graduate.
The Electrical and Electronic course at Warwick aims to equip you with in-depth state-of-the-art knowledge, delivered by some of the UK's leading experts in the field. Skills in this field are in high demand within the UK and internationally.
Professor Phil Mawby
BEng 3 years full time
MEng 4 years full time
30 weeks per academic year
31 January 2024
Location of study
University of Warwick, Coventry
Find out more about fees and funding.
Other course costs
There may be costs associated with other items or services such as academic texts, course notes, and trips associated with your course. For further information on the typical additional costs please see the University course pages.Link opens in a new window
For all enquiries on our Engineering degrees, please contact engadmissions at warwick dot ac dot uk
This information is applicable for 2024 entry.