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Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)

Southampton has a long and successful history in electrical and electronic engineering, and has an unrivalled reputation for both teaching and research. There is a massive skills shortage in both electrical and electronic engineering, and our graduates are actively sought after by employers.

Our Teaching

Our modules use a variety of innovative teaching methods and assessment, including coursework, groupwork and exams. Here are some examples of what you'll be able to do.

ECS teaching laboratory

Outstanding facilities

We have an outstanding electrical engineering teaching laboratory and computing facilities as well as a world-leading high-voltage laboratory.

Find out more about the High Voltage Lab
Electronic Design

Electronic Design

In a flagship second year group design project, students design and simulate their own integrated circuit (or 'chip') seeing it through from specification to fabrication. They must probe their silicon wafers to test and evaluate their designs.

Read more about this module

Our Programmes in the UK

The ECS Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) degree can be studied at both 3 year bachelors and 4 year undergraduate masters levels. Both are available with a Foundation Year.

Our Programmes in Malaysia

The ECS Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) degree can be studied at a 4 year undergraduate masters level where Years 1 & 2 are spent in Malaysia and Years 3 & 4 are spent in the UK. A Foundation Year is also available in Malaysia.


Try before you apply

If you love maths, technology or science, try our week-long summer school in electronics and computer science.

Teaching laboratories

Electrical and electronic engineering students benefit from bespoke high tech benches with built in test equipment and dual high definition monitors.

Our leading EEE degrees give students a fantastic theoretical and practical education, and provide real flexibility to tailor it to your own strengths and interests. Adding to that our fantastic facilities, genuine sense of community and links with industry – I wouldn’t want to study anywhere else!

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