MEng (Hons) Electronics and Renewable Energy Systems

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Gain the technical and managerial skills to work on complex electronic systems and renewable energy engineering projects. Our four-year degree includes a Masters year.

As global demand for energy grows, governments and companies are increasingly seeking to reduce the world’s dependence on fossil fuels. It's a major challenge. Our course allows you to study electronic engineering alongside specialist topics in the field of renewable energy systems – so that you can help meet that challenge head on.

Study our four-year Electronics and Renewable Energy Systems degree, which includes a Masters year, and get hands-on from day one. Using our dedicated electronics lab, you'll gain extensive experience of power electronics, electric drives, and solar/wind power test benches.

You'll be able to apply your knowledge to real-life situations, while fine-tuning your technical, business and managerial skills.

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Specialist laboratories

Electronic Engineering students at ARU benefit from:

  • state-of-the-art electronics and microelectronics laboratories
  • industry-standard software including Xilinx ISE digital systems design software and National Instruments’ Multisim and Labview System Design Software
  • hardware platforms that feature the latest all programmable Zynq SoC FPGA circuits and ARM microcontrollers
  • a range of general computing and media facilities.

Our team of technical experts will be on hand to offer support and guidance.

Outstanding student support

Join our student community and:

  • learn from experienced tutors, who'll provide encouragement and feedback
  • benefit from a Personal Development Tutor from day one, who's there to support you throughout your time at university
  • make full use of facilities including extensive library and IT resources
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, careers advice, health and wellbeing, and more.


Careers in electrical engineering range from pure research through product design and development, to industrial and business management. As a graduate from our MEng Electronics and Renewable Energy Systems, you'll have the skills to work as a team leader or director.  

At ARU, we work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge, skills and abilities they need. They help us review what we teach and how we teach it – and they offer hands-on, practical opportunities to learn through work-based projects and internships.

Throughout the course, there’s a focus on employability with learning linked to real-world projects, supported by field trips and other relevant visits.

Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us. If you’d like to continue your studies we offer a range of postgraduate research programmes including a PhD/MPhil in Electronics.


"The department has a fully equipped electronics laboratory staffed by a specialist technician. This allows for practical experimentation using real components and hardware, on an open access basis."


Electronic Engineering student

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