Department of Engineering

  • Constructionarium week: putting theory into practice

  • The future of robotics based on biological principles

  • Practice really does make perfect

  • 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

Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering 2015

02 Mar 2015

This year's photography competition, open to all staff and students in the Department, is sponsored by ZEISS  (Scanning electron microscopy division)

Alumna, The Rt Hon Baroness Platt of Writtle 1923-2015

02 Mar 2015

Alumna, The Rt Hon the Baroness Platt of Writtle, CBE, DL, FREng, passed away on 1st February. 

Professor David Cardwell awarded Honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc) by the University of Warwick

26 Feb 2015

Professor David Cardwell has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc) by the University of Warwick.