Department of Engineering

  • Cancer breathalyser created by Owlstone the Cambridge detection technology specialist

  • Constructionarium week: putting theory into practice

  • The future of robotics based on biological principles

  • A bold new approach to training PhD students

  • The Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) creates a live laboratory

Undergraduate Study

Find out about our courses, the application process, and the Department's procedures for both prospective and current students.

Graduate Study

Read about the various degree programmes we offer, how to apply, funding, assessment and examination process, and other important information.


Discover the six academic divisions and four strategic themes that make up our Department and learn about their research interests and the projects being carried out.

Latest news

Professor Sir Mark Welland honoured by the University of Bristol

30 Mar 2015

Professor Sir Mark Welland has been awarded Honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc) by the University of Bristol. 

Solar Radiation Management Science - Climate Engineering

27 Mar 2015

Climate engineering asks the question: "How do we cool the planet if we fail to meet our CO2 emissions targets?"

Health-conscious concrete

26 Mar 2015

Roads that self-repair, bridges filled with first-aid bubbles, buildings with arteries… not some futuristic fantasy but a very real possibility with ‘smart’ concrete.