Electronic Engineering

Known for our combination of pure, practice-led and applied approaches, and for using our knowledge for the betterment of society we offer PhD, MPhil, DProf and MRes study. We can provide you with guidance on how to write your research proposal and our entry requirements for a Research Degree.

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We have a long track record of working with organisations and individuals to develop their professional and personal skills offering accredited courses and industry recognised certification.

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Why Westminster?

As an electronic engineering undergraduate at the University of Westminster, you will be part of the Faculty of Science and Technology, based at our purpose-built Cavendish Campus in the heart of London, close to major industry headquarters and the City. The Faculty and Campus have undergone a major programme of refurbishment, with more than £30 million invested in creating cutting-edge learning environments and opportunities. You will benefit from fantastic facilities and resources including numerous laboratories offering access to Windows, Linux and Unix platforms running industry-standard, computer-aided analysis and design applications.

Teaching and learning

Studying electronic engineering at Westminster provides you with a solid grounding in the fundamentals of electronics and communications, including digital and analog processing, computing, embedded systems, project work, design, and management. Our strong mathematical and theoretical teaching approach coupled with practical project work gives you the know-how to become a professional electronic system designer or researcher.


All of our courses offer you the opportunity to take a year-long industry placement between Years 2 and 3, giving you a competitive edge in the job market and contributing to your professional development. Our courses are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Engineering Council, enabling you to become a Chartered and Incorporated Engineer after gaining professional experience. We are an Enhanced Academic Partner of the IET, which gives you unique access to industrial practice. Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations such as the BBC, British Aerospace, BT, Channel 4, GEC, Mistubishi, Nokia and Sony. Some have started up their own businesses in manufacturing or consultancy or worked in the financial sector and the City.