Electronic engineers perform a critical role in today’s modern world, designing and developing systems for almost every type of industry – from aerospace, automotive, chemical and construction sectors to those in pharmaceuticals, power, telecommunications and transport.
Fully endorsed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), this course aims to enable you to register with the Engineering Council as an Incorporated Engineer on completion. It aims to provide essential coverage of electronic engineering and its key applications, with a focus on developing the practical expertise necessary for the professional world.
You’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities, placement opportunities at companies which have previously included the National Grid, GlaxoSmithKline, Severn Trent Water and Mercedes Benz, as well as an annual programme of inspiring lectures on contemporary engineering and computing topics presented by the IET and British Computer Society (BCS).
Why Coventry University?
An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.
At Coventry University, we believe that studying engineering should be so much more than just learning theory and passing examinations. Instead, our activity-led learning aims to enable you to develop your skills and knowledge by working on real-life problems and projects, many commissioned by our industry partners.
Your career options could range from traditional circuit design engineering, through electronic manufacturing, to integrating, installing and maintaining system solutions based on electronics for a multitude of different industries, including the manufacture of audio recording systems, mobile phones, embedded microprocessor systems, control and security applications and electronic controllers for vehicles.
The practical and professional focus of the course, with opportunities for a variety of work experience, demonstrates your capability to future employers. Course content is regularly reviewed by the University and other professional organisations, including the IET.
When you are ready to find permanent employment, you will have the opportunity to receive support from our award-winning Faculty careers service, EEC Futures, which won the ‘Best Placement Service in the UK’ award at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards in 2015 and 2016.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University’s Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.
Where our graduates work
Graduates from the course have gone into predominately industry roles in diverse range of industries, for example, JLR, GE and National Grid, Jaguar Land Rover, Blackberry, IBM, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), Advanced Electronics Company, Ultra Electronics Sonar Systems, PX Group and more. Some have chosen to progress to further study of an MSc or PhD.
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