Department of Engineering

  • The AI researcher with a varied career

  • Does a bigger brain make you smarter?

  • A new information engineering course with autonomous driving at its heart

  • Alumni stories: carving a career in engineering in the 1950s

  • The Department launches its 16th Annual Photography Competition

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

The AI researcher with a varied career

16 May 2019

Find out about how Dr Kate Knill went from an underwater defence firm to working in AI for Toshiba.

Prestigious fellowship will make machines powered by artificial muscles a reality

15 May 2019

Dr John Biggins, Lecturer in Applied Mechanics, has been announced a recipient of the UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) first Future Leaders Fellowship.

Does a bigger brain make you smarter?

13 May 2019

Increasing the size of neural circuits in the brain can boost learning performance, but this increased connectivity also has the potential to impede learning, new research has revealed.