Electrical Engineering at Edinburgh

Electrical Engineering at Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Introduction to Electronics and Electrical Engineering at Edinburgh

This course provides an introduction to an exciting engineering subject that affects every aspect of our daily lives. From the wind turbines and solar panels that increasingly generate the energy that powers our homes and offices, through to the computers and mobile phones we use every day, to the silicon chips which are increasingly embedded in our houses and devices.  Electronics and electrical engineering is present everywhere. The challenge of developing technology to meet the aspirations of future generations requires talented and capable engineers in all areas.
The University of Edinburgh is a top 50 ranked world leading University with a strong reputation for the quality of its teaching and its leading research. Edinburgh is also highly ranked for the employability of its graduates and is an attractive city for students to study in.  Our courses in Electronics and Electrical Engineering provide a broad coverage of the subject and involve significant interaction with UK companies. Our courses are also all accredited by the professional body the Institute for Engineering and Technology (IET). More information about these programmes can be found here:  http://tinyurl.com/pl8nup5

What’s It All About?

This course will give you an opportunity to experience the full range of learning experiences on our undergraduate programmes. You will get an opportunity to meet and interact with our academic staff and to learn about the leading edge subjects that they teach and research. The course will include:

• Stimulating Lectures to introduce you to the field;
• Hands on laboratories to try out engineering for real;
• Problem solving classes to learn about real world choices in Engineering;
• Visit to a local company to understand their exciting and demanding challenges.

Would this Course Suit Me?

If you are considering studying Electronics and Electrical Engineering or related subjects, this course will give you a good idea of what a University degree course will be like. It should help you to understand whether the subject is right for you to study and the job opportunities available afterwards. It will also give a good insight into studying undergraduate courses at the University of Edinburgh.

What do I Need to Be Suitable?

Applicants should have a strong academic record and be studying Mathematics and a Science subject as part of their curriculum.

Course code: 
Course dates: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 15:00 to Friday, June 22, 2018 - 14:00
(4 nights residential)