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Study electricity, electronics and electromagnetism and become a real-life Magneto by designing electronic, electrical and computer products and systems.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering is the field of engineering that deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. The skills and knowledge you will gain will enable you to solve complex engineering problems regarding the generation, storage and use of electricity, as well as the transmission and transformation of information. As an electric and electronic engineer you will create and design electrical, electronic and computer products from cell phones to medical equipment.

Electrical Engineers are what makes modern society tick. Without the skill set of an Electrical Engineer, running a city would be impossible. They are responsible for making sure the world’s power systems and communication systems are all wired up and running smoothly.

In order to hold such a vital role in society, studying Electrical Engineering will prepare you with the right skill set to be able to fulfil your responsibilities of making sure New Zealand runs efficiently.

Studying different parts of Electrical Engineering will prepare you with problem solving tool sets. For example, learning mathematical modelling, digital signal processing and software design, will you equip you with a vast range of knowledge to solve different problems.

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