The modern world depends upon electronics, from mobile phones and digital broadcasting, to GPS navigation and robotics; and it is electronic engineering which has driven these inventions and more. This is a subject where you can exercise your imagination, using skills from both traditional communications and digital systems to resolve existing problems, and to create new products.
On our course, you cover a wide spectrum of topics to help you become an electronics designer:
- Mathematical skills and software tools for problem-solving in engineering
- Wireless Communication technology
- The building blocks of complex digital systems
- Analogue systems and circuit techniques
- Computer simulations
Our School is a community of scholars leading the way in technological research and development. Today’s electronic engineers are creative people who are focused and committed, yet restless and experimental. We are home to many of the world’s top engineers, and our work is driven by creativity and imagination as well as technical excellence.
We are Top 25 for electronic engineering (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020), and more than two-thirds of our research rated “world-leading” or “internationally excellent” (REF 2014).
You graduate as a creative, experimental, and focused engineer ready to explore further how electronics can impact the people and world around you.
Programming at Essex
Teaching someone to programme is about opening a door. In your first year at Essex you will study a module that introduces you to programming using C. We assess your ability to think in a programmatic way in the very first week of term and if you require additional support, we offer classes which will boost your skills and confidence with programming.
Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.