Electronic and Computer Engineering is one of the largest disciplines in the University with over 50 members of staff involved in teaching and research, an undergraduate population of over 800 and a postgraduate population of over 200. Despite our size, there is a relaxed and friendly relationship between students and staff and we take a genuine interest and pride in the success of our students and graduates. This, together with acknowledged high quality teaching and resources, results in an excellent record of employment amongst our graduates.
Our IET accredited teaching provision as well as our research programmes are aimed at developing the knowledge, skills and expertise that are necessary to match the rapid increase in the industry needs for highly qualified engineers across the full breadth of Electronic and Computer Engineering as well as Digital Media Design and Technologies. Our NSS (National Student Satisfaction) scores have placed EE at Brunel in the top quartile of UK universities, hence reflecting the positive learning experience of our students.
The department also boasts an impressive set of high quality teaching and learning resources as well as strong research links with industry and a good record of employment among our graduates. Electronic and Computer Engineering at Brunel benefits from geographical proximity to most of the country's digital media and telecommunications industry.
We benefit from being located near much of the country’s information engineering industry. Our courses and research are aimed squarely at developing the expertise, knowledge and new ideas needed for the information age, and cover the full breadth of electronic, computer and multimedia engineering. Brunel has consistently been placed in the top three UK universities in the PIP’s annual Graduate Recruiters Survey for electronic engineering.
Electronic Engineering was awarded Grade 5 for its research in the last Research Assessment Exercise.