Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Top 300 in the world for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021)

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A comprehensive guide on UC as a world-class university, enrolment requirements and all undergraduate qualifications and subjects study options at UC.

Ranking

Top 300 in the world for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021)

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This prospectus gives an overview of UC as a world-class university, student life, and available study options for international students.

Qualifications

Overview

Electrical and Electronic Engineers harness one of the core forces of the universe to enable a sustainable future for our world and to effectively combat climate change. They create systems to provide efficient and clean energy solutions for homes and industry, design the hardware that transfers information between computers, and develop the smart, internet-enabled, miniaturised devices we increasingly see around us.

Digital television, unmanned aerial vehicles, robotics, medical imaging, and space exploration have all been possible in large part because of electrical and electronic engineering innovation.

Minor in Power Engineering

Efficient and sustainable power generation and transmission is highly important in our modern world. Studying the Power Engineering minor will allow you to investigate electric power generation, distribution, and usage. Systems such as generators, transformers, and motors are widely used across different industries, and therefore need graduates with the expertise to create and improve these.

You can find employment power generation companies, consultancies, transmission companies, contractors, energy retailers, equipment suppliers, and distribution companies. You may also find the knowledge gained through this minor useful in transport industries that deal with the design of electrical railways, aircraft, and electric motors.

Contact us

Te Tari Pūhanga Hangarau | Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Phone +64 3 369 3366 or +64 3 369 4419
Email engdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Levels 3 and 5, Link building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Rāngai Pūkaha | College of Engineering
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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