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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.

Start Date
September, 2017
  • 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

By studying at Thornton Science Park, you'll be guaranteed student accommodation on, or close to, our residential Parkgate Road Campus during your first year.

Formerly the Shell Technology Centre, Thornton Science Park remains at the forefront of scientific research and development. With some of the most cutting-edge learning spaces available, it takes the lead in education innovation across the county.

As a student studying at Thornton, you’ll have access to a range of high-quality industry standard facilities, including modern purpose-built laboratories; professional engineering software; computer programming languages and authoring tools; a specialist science and engineering library; licensed design and development software, and Windows and Mac computer suites. As Thornton operates as a working science park, you’ll find a variety of science and technology-based companies on-site, giving you plenty of opportunities to gain valuable industry experience as you study.

And if that’s not enough, by studying at Thornton Science Park you’ll be guaranteed student accommodation on, or close to, our residential Parkgate Road Campus during your first year. With a free shuttle bus in place to transport you between campuses, and a variety of recreational facilities available, such as the café and restaurant, fitness centre, all-weather pitch and game zone, your Thornton experience will not only be rewarding, but enjoyable too. 

Life in Chester

From its beginnings as a Roman fortress 2,000 years ago, Chester has managed to retain its unique character whilst offering everything that you would expect from a modern city today, as it becomes "a must-see European destination".

The City of Chester is a vibrant mix of cafes, shops and ancient walls, rows and architectural and archaeological features. The City is home to all-year-round arts festivals, events, exhibitions and street entertainment, including the famous Chester Races, the Rowing Regatta and the internationally acclaimed Chester Zoo.

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