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Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering is essential in many of the products that impact our everyday lives. From smartphones and household appliances, to robotics and energy production.

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Hands-on Engineering degrees

Demand for electrical, electronic and computer engineers is high. Our strong industry links see our graduates gain employment in a wide range of rewarding careers within companies across Scotland, the UK and the globe.

We develop expertise with an industry focus and provide many opportunities to apply learning in a supportive, hands-on environment. Individual and group practical projects are built into each degree.

Students on our 5 year MEng degree courses will spend six months working in industry with one of our partner organisations.

Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

Undergraduate Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering programmes


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Why Heriot-Watt?

Ranking (Electrical & Electronic Engineering, The Complete University Guide 2023)

We are ranked 4th in Scotland and 28th in the UK for Electrical & Electronic Engineering by The Complete University Guide 2023.

Heriot-Watt Student Union

There's more to university life than simply getting your degree, and Heriot-Watt University Student Union is all about helping you to have the best possible experience while you study here.

Living in Edinburgh

Historic and beautiful, a cultural capital that fuels the senses whether you love the arts or nature, nightlife or study life, Edinburgh is stimulating and inspirational and never, ever boring.

Exchange programme

If you're studying at any of our UK campuses, you can transfer to Dubai or Malaysia for a semester, a year or longer through our Go Global programme. We also offer European and international study exchange destinations.

Computer Science Society

The Computer Science Society is a student run community active across Edinburgh, Dubai and Malaysia. The society gives students a platform to discuss everything computer science and attend regular social events with like-minded individuals.

Edinburgh Campus facilities

At Heriot-Watt University, we offer a wide range of services to help you deal with all aspects of your life with us, whether these be academic, personal, technical, financial or just plain fun!

We are accredited by the following organisations

At Heriot-Watt University we develop degrees that are relevant for the world of work. We work with Professional bodies and Institutes to gain appropriate Accreditations and Professional Memberships for your industry. Find out below how this degree aligns to industry.

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