UCL Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering


Engineering (Electronic and Electrical) BEng

Electronic and electrical engineers invent and create the technology that typifies today's high-tech society, from devices and systems that monitor health and wellbeing to renewable electric energy.

To find out core information about this degree, such as entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL prospectus site.

Course information

Year 1

Core or compulsory module(s)

Analog and Power Electronics 1 (ELEC0003)
Design and Professional Skills 1 (ENGF0002)
Digital Electronics 1 (ELEC0004)
Engineering Challenges (ENGF0001)
Introduction to Electronic Engineering (ELEC0002)
Mathematical Modelling and Analysis 1 (ENGF0003)
Physics of Electronics and Nanotechnology 1 (ELEC0005)
Programming 1 (ELEC0007)
Signals and Systems 1 (ELEC0006)

Optional modules

All first-year modules are compulsory.

Year 2

Core or compulsory module(s)

Analog Electronics (ELEC0009)
Photonics and Communication Systems (ELEC0020)
Design and Professional Practice 2 (ELEC0008)
Digital Design (ELEC0010)
Electromagnetic Theory and Semiconductor Devices (ELEC0019)
Modelling and Analysis II (BENG0017)
Programming and Control Systems (ELEC0021)

Optional modules

Minor I

You will take one minor, chosen from a wide range across UCL Engineering, in areas such as Intelligent Systems, Crime and Security Engineering, Biomechanics, Entrepreneurship and Management, or Modern Languages.

A minor consists of three related modules on the same topic. One is taken in the second year (Minor I) and two are taken in the third year (Minors II and III). UCL Electronic & Electrical Engineering currently offers minors in Nanotechnology and Networking Technologies/Connected Systems.

Year 3

Core or compulsory module(s)

Project I

Optional modules

Minors II and III

You will also select 1.5 credits from the following modules (each is worth 0.5 credits):

Advanced Digital Design (ELEC0028)
Control Systems I (ELEC0023)
Digital Signal Processing and Systems (ELEC0024)
Electronic Circuits III (ELEC0026)
Electronic Devices and Nanotechnology (ELEC0029)
Numerical Methods (ELEC0030)
Photonics II (ELEC0025)
Renewable Energy (ELEC0037)Power Electronics (ELEC0022)

Plus further options from a wide range including the following to a total of 4.0 credits:

Computer Music (COMP0038)
Corporate Finance (MSIN0001)
Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice (COMP0039)
Image Processing (COMP0026)
Medical Electronics and Neural Engineering (MPHY0037)
Networked Systems (COMP0023)

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