Manchester Metropolitan University
Electrical and Electronic Engineering MEng (Hons)
Manchester Metropolitan University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 45 graduates of Electrical and Electronic Engineering MEng (Hons) and other courses in Electrical And Electronic Engineering at Manchester Metropolitan University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Electrical And Electronic Engineering.

Overall student satisfaction
93 /100
45 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Electrical And Electronic Engineering

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Electrical And Electronic Engineering at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26000 £25000 £31500
25-75 percentile range £21000 - £30000 £20000 - £32000 £25000 - £40500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Electrical And Electronic Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £31745 £31510 £36530
25-75 percentile range £26991 - £36256 £23194 - £39893 £26878 - £46535

Course Description

Our integrated masters will set you on the path to an exciting career in the rapidly evolving world of electrical and electronic engineering.

Study at Manchester Met and you’ll start off by getting a solid introduction to key engineering principles, before specialising with subjects like electrical energy systems, control and automation and electronic systems design. You’ll also learn to use advanced engineering software as you develop your analytical skills and work on more cutting-edge topics.

Much of your learning will take place through projects, reflecting the multidisciplinary world of work. In these projects, set by academic colleagues and industry contacts, you’ll learn what it takes to come up with creative solutions to current engineering problems. You’ll get feedback and advice directly from industry insiders, giving you the chance to find out exactly what it takes to impress a potential future employer.

  • FEATURES AND BENEFITS
  • Manchester Metropolitan University is ranked 4th in the UK for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (The Guardian University Rankings 2023).
  • We’re ranked 6th in the UK for impact of research (REF 2021).
  • The five-year placement route offers the opportunity to spend your third year working on a placement with a relevant employer – gaining the skills and experience that can boost your career prospects.
  • We are investing £115m to transform the way we teach in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Open from Autumn 2023, our new Dalton building will enhance collaboration between students, staff and industry and provide new and improved teaching spaces, including a dedicated engineering learning studio and a purpose-built light engineering workshop.
  • Tackle real challenges from the world of engineering. Every year, we invite industrial and academic colleagues to set live projects that challenge our students to devise innovative solutions to current problems.
  • Showcase your engineering and design skills in extra-curricular group projects like the Formula Student racing car competition or the Engineering For People Design Challenge.
  • Get fully trained on how to use our workshops, laboratories and specialist engineering software.
  • You will have access to regular online video support, which provides additional explanation and guidance on a range of topics, from coursework and exam paper guidance to software tutorials.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Electrical and Electronic Engineering MEng (Hons) at Manchester Metropolitan University

35% Business and public service associate professionals
20% Design occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Administrative occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Sports and fitness occupations
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Access to HE Diploma

31-30 overall or 665-655 in 3 HL subjects.

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English and GCSE grade C/4 in Mathematics or Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics The level 2 requirements may also be met through the level 3 course requirements for the course; please contact the University directly if you require further information.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 5.5
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Electrical and Electronic Engineering, MEng (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Manchester Metropolitan University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Manchester Metropolitan University in related subject specific rankings.

Engineering

    • #32 
    • #746 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 32 university rankings of Manchester Metropolitan University

About Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University is a publicly funded institution, founded in 1970 in the city of Manchester. Located in the heart of the city, students can take full advantage of being less than a ten minute walk away from the City Centre. Academically, the university offers all of the more common Liberal Arts programmes, but also some less frequently seen subjects such as Criminology and Sociology. Graduate students can expect to enjoy the privacy and quiet of the university’s seventh floor, which is entirely dedicated to post-graduate and PhD studies.

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Student composition of Manchester Metropolitan University

undergraduates:
27525
postgraduates:
5195
Total:
32720
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