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Faculty of Engineering & Design

We deliver degrees in architecture & civil engineering, chemical engineering, electronic & electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering.

Research Excellence Framework 2021

REF assesses the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. We are submitting nine impact case studies to the Engineering Unit of Assessment. Find out how our research is helping to build a healthier, more sustainable and digital world.


Our research impact


We are working to lower carbon emissions, reduce waste, improve manufacturing processes and protect our infrastructure.

Find out more about our research

Departments and rankings

Our Faculty is home to four top-performing departments, covering a range of architectural, engineering and design specialisms. Our teaching is research led and driven by the wider needs of industry, ensuring great graduate career opportunities.


Department of Mechanical Engineering

Inside an engineering lab

Our degrees prepare students for rewarding careers in engineering. We have a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and industrial collaboration.



Study with us

Whether you are just leaving school or looking to specialise your skillset, we have a range of courses across our five disciplines, from undergraduate to postgraduate research level. We design our degrees to balance theory with hands-on practical work.



Work with us

We pride ourselves on our collaborative relationships with industry, from small local companies through to large international organisations. Find out more about what we can offer businesses.


Supporting the community


Staff in our Department of Mechanical Engineering rose to the challenging circumstances of COVID-19 and volunteered their time to create over 200k of PPE to support the local community.

Find out more about our public engagement

Outreach

We want to share our enthusiasm for engineering with school students in our local community and further afield. We are raising awareness of the real benefits of having a degree in engineering.


What is engineering?

Students on placement at Renishaw look upwards under a turbine

Engineering is the designing, testing and building of machines, structures and processes using maths and science. Studying it can lead to a rewarding career.

Women in Engineering

Student working on fermentation experiments in the laboratory.

Our Women in Engineering initiative provides information and highlights opportunities for aspiring female engineers.


Faculty staff information

Find out more about our professional services staff, including guidelines and processes.


About us

We are a Faculty of over 2700 undergraduate students, around 600 postgraduate students and over 300 academic and research staff. We have a strong reputation for teaching satisfaction and research excellence.


2 East University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Contact us

Current students and members of staff can contact our Faculty Student Centre using our online forms.