Department of Engineering

  • How do volcanoes affect a jet engine?

  • Multi-million pound initiative from Microsoft to support AI research at Cambridge

  • Cambridge partners in new €1 billion European Quantum Flagship

  • Targeting hard-to-treat cancers

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

Cambridge secures £1.6 million develop low cost digital tools SMEs

14 Nov 2018

The University of Cambridge has been awarded £1.6 million grant funding to help support the translation of digital capabilities into the manufacturing sector.

How do volcanoes affect a jet engine?

13 Nov 2018

Chris Smith from The Naked Scientists radio show spoke to Dr Anna Young about the effect of volcanic ash on aircraft engines and what can be done to minimise the damage.

The Institution of Structural Engineers best Research into Practice paper

08 Nov 2018

Chris Burgoyne and former student Owen Mitchell have been awarded "Best Research into Practice Paper Prize" for their paper on "Prestressing in Coventry Cathedral"