Is computer engineering the same thing as electrical and electronic engineering?

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Hello, so I want to major in computer engineering, which is the field I've applied to in America but I've realised most UK unis don't have it, including big unis like imperial, bristol or southampton. So my question is, are those two majors the same? I want to design computer hardware, microprocessors and have some knowledge in computer software, it seems to me like electrical and electronic engineering is a broader field, and i might not like it.

So my current uni list is:
Manchester, Nottingham, Bath, Sussex, Kent
But I want to replace Sussex or Kent with a prestigious uni like A*AA (not cambridge or oxford) any suggestions?

Btw before i realised that not all unis offered computer engineering, my previous list was
Imperial, Bristol, Bath, Manchester, -

Just thought I'd put this here

PS: Dw Ik the deadline is in 6 days, almost done with personal statement.
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no it's not. if you do a computer engineering course you'll mainly be studying electronics engineering but you'll have to do some computer science modules as well.
if you want a more prestigious choice i'd recommend ICL, UCL, KCL or Bristol. EE/CS courses tend to have different names across universities; some call it 'computer engineering', 'computer systems engineering', 'information engineering', 'computer science and electronics', 'electronic engineering and computer science'
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(Original post by DonatKap14)
Hello, so I want to major in computer engineering, which is the field I've applied to in America but I've realised most UK unis don't have it, including big unis like imperial, bristol or southampton. So my question is, are those two majors the same? I want to design computer hardware, microprocessors and have some knowledge in computer software, it seems to me like electrical and electronic engineering is a broader field, and i might not like it.

So my current uni list is:
Manchester, Nottingham, Bath, Sussex, Kent
But I want to replace Sussex or Kent with a prestigious uni like A*AA (not cambridge or oxford) any suggestions?

Btw before i realised that not all unis offered computer engineering, my previous list was
Imperial, Bristol, Bath, Manchester, -

Just thought I'd put this here

PS: Dw Ik the deadline is in 6 days, almost done with personal statement.
I don't think so. Sometimes you specialise after your degree though.
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