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.

Research

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

Novel Thoughts: Karen Yu on George Lucas’ Star Wars

27 Aug 2015

PhD student in the Department of Engineering Karen Yu talks about how the novelisation of Star Wars sparked her interest in lasers and nanoscale manufacturing.

Southern exposure – building in Brazil

21 Aug 2015

In this piece adapted from The Cambridge Engineer, Jonny Waller (MEng) writes about his experiences over the course of a summer in Brazil working with the EcoHouse Society.

Health costs of ageing will shoot up without technological innovation

18 Aug 2015

A new report co-authored by Department researchers urges government and designers to work together to break down the barriers to innovation in order to adapt to an ageing population.