The Department of Engineering comprises more than 60 academic staff and post-doctoral researchers, supported by an experienced technical team and a wide range of specialist equipment and resources.

Our skills, expertise and experience are broad and span multiple disciplines, including:

We strive to align our research to the needs and challenges of industry and society, ensuring our research has a wide impact. Teaching and learning in the Department are employability-focused, with a focus on practical skills and knowledge that reflects what students will do in engineering roles when they graduate.

Study in the department

We offer a broad and flexible range of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in Engineering with a commitment to maintaining our high teaching standards. We place a strong emphasis on computer technology, computer-based design and the application of information technology in engineering. The majority of full-time courses offer a placement year in industry and we have well-established links for study or work experience worldwide.


We have a global student community in the Department and at the University. To support our international students, we are offering ten Dalton International Scholarships for September 2020 entry. This £5,000* scholarship is available for international [non-EU] students who enrol on the following postgraduate programmes:

*The scholarship amount quoted relates to the 2020/21 academic year

The Dalton International Scholarship

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