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Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Creative, committed, experimental

From making businesses run smoothly to gaming and simulating behaviour, many everyday processes have a basis in computing, while advances in electronics have made the internet, innovative telecommunications and inexpensive computing possible. At Essex we teach and research at undergraduate, masters and postgraduate research levels, in all these areas and more.

Our research is changing people’s lives and underpins tomorrow’s must-have technologies. Research and development has to stay one step ahead of the industry, so our curriculum is constantly evolving. Our work is driven by creativity and imagination as well as technical excellence – we’re not your typical geeks!

You’ll have a unique experience here, as well as inspiring purpose-built facilities, consistently top-ranking levels of student satisfaction, and a curriculum that is led by the needs of industry. Our courses are guided by an Industrial Advisory Board of experts which includes representatives from companies such as Intel. Regardless of the study path you choose, you’ll develop the skills and principles for a rewarding career.

As a member of our student and research community you will benefit from the use of our exceptional laboratories and facilities. We have several computer labs that are exclusively for our School's students. We also have a variety of specialist facilities in the areas of brain-computer interfaces, robotics, embedded systems, lasers/photonics and networking, and a laboratory-based teaching and research Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents

 


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Why choose us?

We are in the top 25% nationally for overall satisfaction in Electronic Engineering (NSS 2017)
An EPSRC-accredited Centre for Doctoral Training (Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence)
Top 20 for Electronic Engineering (TGUG 2018)
Specialist labs and facilities
91% of our students are in professional employment or postgraduate study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2016)
Professor Anthony Vickers, Head of CSEE
The CSEE community, both students and staff, are committed to making wonderful things for the benefit of society. Our education and research strengths are based on people working together in a safe environment, designed to provide inquisitive minds with the opportunities to use their imagination to be creative. Come along for the ride of your life!
Professor Anthony Vickers Head of school
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International award for Essex publication
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Colchester Campus Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ
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Telephone: 01206 872770