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Course overview

This course provides the theoretical and practical knowledge underpinning a career in electronic and electrical engineering. Electronic and electrical engineering encompasses the design and development of systems, devices and equipment that underpin our everyday lives, from power systems to information devices such as smartphones and tablets.


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  • Thornton Science Park
3 Years

Why Study Electronic and Electrical Engineering with us?

Electronic and Electrical Engineering graduates are in high demand throughout industry, and we are committed to helping you to meet the challenge of finding technical solutions for a new generation of high-performance products and services by teaching simultaneously the underpinning theory and practical application.

Our strong local links with industry will provide you with the opportunities you need for practical work experience. We have invested in modern laboratories with control systems, embedded systems, electrical drives and machines hardware.

Thornton Science Park

Our Faculty of Science and Engineering is based at Thornton Science Park just outside Chester. Formerly the site of the Shell Technology, Exploration and Research Centre, the campus continues the legacy of innovation in science and engineering in the North West.

The 66-acre site features purpose-built laboratories and industrial facilities to provide the best practical experience and learning opportunities. There are up-to-date computer facilities featuring fully licensed engineering, design and development software, Windows and Mac computer suites, a dedicated Games Zone and the on-site Sutton library.

Outside of lectures and practical sessions, you can make use of a variety of recreational spaces including a coffee bar and restaurant, fitness centre and all-weather pitch. A free shuttle bus is provided to transport students to and from Parkgate Road Campus, Chester.

Thornton is a working science park with a number of science and technology-based companies located on site, so students have the opportunity to gain a first-hand insight into working in a professional and career-focused environment.

Book Your Open Day

Events in October and November for Undergraduate study.


Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Open Days 2018

Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it's really like to study at the University of Chester.

Chester Dates

  • Saturday 28th October
  • Saturday 13th October
  • Saturday 27th October

Warrington Dates

  • Saturday 20th October

Shrewsbury Dates

  • Saturday 20th October
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