Department of Engineering

  • How twin brothers redesigned the fortunes of their grandfather's business

  • Cancer breathalyser created by Owlstone the Cambridge detection technology specialist

  • Constructionarium week: putting theory into practice

  • The future of robotics based on biological principles

  • A bold new approach to training PhD students

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

Professor David Cardwell interview for Professional Engineering Magazine

06 May 2015

Professor David Cardwell was installed as the new head of the Department of Engineering in October 2014. That’s plenty of time for him to get his feet under the table...

Superconductors: challenges and champions

30 Apr 2015

Leading minds from Japan and the UK met for a workshop on superconductivity at King’s College. 

Building a cleaner fleet

27 Apr 2015

Researchers from the Department of Engineering have begun a collaborative project to develop a platform for powering ultra-low-emission buses.