Electrical Engineering

What is it?

Electrical Engineering focuses on electrical and electronic equipment, in areas such as communication, power systems and computers. Electrical engineering in particular centres on larger scale electrical equipment and power (such as power grids), whilst electronic engineering is more about smaller electronic devices and electronic circuits (such as microscopic computer components). 

Where can I study and at what level?

The below GBSIoT institutions offer this subject area. Levels range from level 2 (post GCSE) to degree:

At the links above you can view courses in more detail as well as view entry requirements.


Confused about what pathway you can take?

These handy graphics to the right show what qualifications you need to progress in this course area, and the pathways needed to find your future career.

*Graphic from WMCA Engineering and Manufacturing Regional Training Plan – view the full report here

Where could it lead?

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