Engineer the future, the opportunity is now
Congratulations on your offer of a place on an electrical, electronic or mechatronic course at Manchester.
Switch on your career in electrical, electronic and mechatronic engineering at The University of Manchester, a university with a prestigious engineering history - and a bright focus on the future. We're home to one of the largest departments dedicated to the subject in the UK, have fantastic links with industry, and have taught the discipline here since 1905.
Ranked 4th in the UK for electrical and electronic engineering (QS World University Rankings, 2022).
Currently, we host the largest high-voltage research lab in the UK.
Since 1905, we’ve produced a series of firsts, including the world’s first stored program computer; the Manchester Small-Scale Experimental Machine.
We are ranked 2nd in the UK for research power in Engineering (UK Research Excellence Framework 2021).
Learning and support
Your learning experience
Studying Electrical, Electronic and Mechatronic Engineering
Discover more about your new Department.
Students discuss why they chose their course at Manchester
Our students explain why they chose a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and why they came to Manchester.
MEng 4th Year Project Demo Day
Watch industry links and academics come together to see MEng students showcasing their year-long projects either directly funded by industry or based on industrial needs.
Charlotte: My experience as a disabled woman in engineering
Meet Charlotte, an EEE student and a Beatrice Shilling Scholarship awardee in her 3rd year of study. Read her story and why she chose engineering.
A playground for engineers and material scientists
The largest UK university engineering building in the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
Welcome to your new home of engineering and materials. Within the walls of this new campus, you will be able to enjoy innovative learning spaces and modern facilities that will enhance your university experience.
Inspiring future engineers
Professor Danielle George
Danielle tells us what the University is doing to attract the next generation of engineers and talks to some of our students to find out what inspired them.
Where ideas come to life
"Connect, collaborate and create"
Discover how our engineering and materials sciences disciplines come together and bring ideas to life!
Meet the architect
Otto Diesfeldt, one of the architects, gives us his first impression of the completed building.
The future of learning
Find out about our revolutionary blended learning facilities and study spaces
The student perspective
Students share their impressions of what blended learning looks like and the benefits they feel will help them during their studies.
See our facilities
VIDEO: High quality facilities to support your teaching including our high-voltage lab.
Support on your course
EEE PASS students collect awards
Peer-Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) students in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering have been recognised at the Education Awards.
Watch students from across the Faculty of Science and Engineering celebrating their achievements in our recent scholarship award ceremony.
Student life at Manchester
Student life at Manchester
Find out more about life as a EEE student at The University of Manchester.
We're home to one of the largest departments dedicated to the subject in the UK, this means you can boost your career prospects and enhance your student experience. You’ll also encounter many experiences, faces, and places in the buzzing city of Manchester!
Why I chose to study at Manchester
Udit, Mechatronic Engineering
Have a listen to Udit's experiences as a student at Manchester, including the reasons why he decided to study here and his favourite things about the course.
Learn to work in a team
VIDEO: Find out more about our team projects and how they connect with industry.
Hear about student life
VIDEO: Olivia talks about her student life in EEE.
Enhance your student experience
Boost your career prospects and enhance your student experience by joining our many societies available.
Careers and employability
Supporting your future
Your engineering degree will open up a world of opportunity, giving you skills for a wide range of industries. Our graduates go into careers such as designing and operating large-scale power systems and designing electrical machines and robotics.
- Employability rate: 85% (15 months after the course, source Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
- Average salary: £28,500 (15 months after the course, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
Founding your own start-up
Read the blog series about FOTENIX, a company specialising in next generation crop analytics and founded by Charles Veys, a University of Manchester MEng Mechatronic Engineering alumni. He tells us about his journey and how his studies prepared him to start his company, comprising of employees who too are Manchester alumni.
My graduate journey - 6 years on
Harish tells us why he loves Mechatronic Engineering and how his degree led to his role at Babcock International.
VIDEO: Day in the life
We spoke to Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduate Theo to find out where his degree has taken him....