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Electrical and Electronic Engineering: Why Choose Us?

Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering degrees are designed to make you an engineer of tomorrow.

Some of the brightest minds in the sector teach our Electrical and Electronic Engineering students here at Newcastle. We aim to develop innovative solutions that will help change the world. Join us in driving the Electric Revolution. 

Rankings and Statistics

  • 4th in the UK and joint 24th in the world for sustainable development (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023)
  • Top 200 in the World for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024)
  • 100% of our BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering students are in work or further study 15 months after graduation (National Student Survey 2022)

Research Power

The North East of England has the highest concentration of research power anywhere outside London.

The School of Engineering has seen a 69% increase in research power since 2014*, allowing you to benefit from research-led teaching and world-class facilities.

*REF 2021: Research Excellence Framework

Our Global Community

We have a diverse student community with over 100 nationalities. We unite people and cultures, providing you with a truly global student experience.

We’re committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture. Everyone in our engineering community is treated with dignity and respect. You’ll have equal access to opportunities to succeed and reach your potential.

Top 10 Student City

Newcastle is a Top 10 Student City in the UK*, and a Top 50 Student City in the World*. We are a big city in a small space, with a sizeable student population. It's easy to get around and the city is well connected with the Metro rail network. It runs across the city, from the airport to the North Sea coast.

Ranking 5th in the UK for Student Life** and a Top 10 City for Affordability in the UK*, Newcastle has something for everyone, whether it be nightlife, sport, culture, music and more.

*QS Best Student Cities 2023

**Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022