Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)
Main Site (Newcastle)
This accredited degree will prepare you for a career as a professional engineer, with the ability to design innovative, sustainable solutions to major global challenges.
This three-year degree will give you the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of this fascinating field. You'll be equipped with the practical skills and professional experience you need to analyse, design, and build electrical and electronic circuits.
Working on projects designed in collaboration with leading companies, you'll develop the skills and knowledge demanded by industry, through practical project work and research-informed teaching.
This broad-ranging degree covers the core aspects of the generation, distribution, storage, and conversion of electrical power, alongside a wide choice of specialist modules, including everything from the operation of nano-electronic devices, through to national-scale electricity networks.
Our degrees are professionally accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council. This means future employers will recognise the quality of your degree because it meets high professional standards.
You'll be taught through a combination of:
- lab sessions
- real-world case studies
Up to 10 hours will be spent in practical sessions, working on experiments and project work in the labs.
Get career ready with a work placement and leave as a confident professional in your field. You can apply to spend 9 to 12 months working in any organisation in the world, and receive University support from our dedicated team to secure your dream placement. Work placements take place between stages 3 and 4.
You'll gain first-hand experience of working in the sector, putting your learning into practice and developing your professional expertise.
If you choose to take a work placement, it will extend your degree by a year. Placements are subject to availability.
Electrical and electronic engineers are in high demand in the UK and further afield.
When you graduate, you'll have opportunities in areas such as electrical supply and distribution, power systems, transports, and electrical machinery.
Recent graduates have secured roles as graduate engineers in companies including:
You'll also develop a wide range of transferable skills, including analytical skills, teamwork, time management, and IT skills, which are valued by employers across all sectors.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
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