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

A sewage system that ‘digests’ and ‘cooks’ human waste

23 Mar 2017

Student volunteers Susannah Duck and Izhan Khan describe working with a Tanzanian community to install a system that turns sewage into essential products.

Women in Engineering: an interview with PhD student Livia Souza

23 Mar 2017

As part of our Women in Engineering series, we meet Livia Souza, PhD student in the Civil Engineering Division.

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.