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Faculty of Engineering & Design

Designing a better 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.


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 academic, technical and professional services leadership and teams.

Our vision

We are making a real, lasting, and positive impact on the world by:

  • conducting collaborative, challenge-led research deemed excellent internationally
  • educating students in responsible engineering and architecture
  • creating an inspired, inspiring, diverse and inclusive community housed in state-of-the-art facilities

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Contact us

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