What will I learn?

Course overview

This electrical engineering degree has applications in industry, transport, defence and other technologies, leading to demand for graduates in this area.

In Stages 1 and 2 you study a common syllabus to our other electrical engineering degrees, developing your expertise in electrical machines and electronic communications systems.

In Stage 3 you take specialist topics, such as:

  • electromagnetism
  • robotics
  • linear control theory

Working with state-of-the-art equipment in our well-equipped labs, you'll put your knowledge into practice through hands-on learning and practical, real-world application.
You complement this with a large individual design project - for example, developing a photovoltaic solar power for homes in rural areas - to showcase your skills to future employers.

Your future

You'll graduate from this course as a highly employable electrical engineer with specialist skills in automation and control.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic)

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

19 September 2022


Main Site (Newcastle)

King's Gate,

Newcastle upon Tyne,


NE1 7RU, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have American College Test (ACT) with a score of at least 26. Students may be considered for first year entry with a GPA 3.2/4 in a High School Graduation Diploma. Students should have SAT Reasoning with 600 in each plus combination of SAT subject tests with 650 in each and AP tests with scores of 3. Students also considered for first year entry: GPA 2.8+ in an Associate of Arts and GPA 2.8+ in 1-2 years of US College or University (Advanced entry may be awarded if sufficient credit has been obtained in relevant subjects). This will be assessed on a case by case basis. Many of our courses require them to have a particular background in the subject they are applying to study. This is known as ‘pre-requisite’ knowledge. If required, they must evidence this knowledge via relevant AP tests, SAT Subject Tests, honors or college level classes. To study History BA Honours they must be able to demonstrate that they have pre-requisite knowledge of World History. The Specific grade requirements may vary depending on the individual course.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.