Department of Engineering

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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

Infrared sensors go graphene

20 Mar 2017

Researchers at the Cambridge Graphene Centre have developed a novel graphene-based infrared detector with record high sensitivity for thermal detection. 

The first night of television

16 Mar 2017

Dr Hugh Hunt, Reader in Engineering Dynamics and Vibration, writes about the history and the engineering behind the first live scheduled TV broadcast.

Alumnus inspires undergraduates to apply their engineering knowledge to baking

15 Mar 2017

Alumnus Andrew Smyth, who was runner-up on the recent series of BBC competition The Great British Bake Off, returned to the Department to take part in a lecture on food and engineering.