School of Engineering and Informatics

Engineering and Design

Student in CAD lab Formula students with car Student in workshop welding Student in building model bridge Students at computer

Welcome to the Department of Engineering and Design


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Dorota Biniecka, Product Design GraduateAll Engineering and Design courses have an optional  placement year assessed as an integral part of the course, leading to the award 'Course name with an Industrial/ Professional Placement Year'.

Dr Vince Cable MP (centre) met Steve Cliffe, Business Development Director for Plessey, and Professor Robert Prance from the University of Sussex.Much of our research is in collaboration with industry. We work with a number of universities in the UK and abroad and we are keen to develop all these links further. 

IMechE, IET and iED accrediting bodies logosAll our undergraduate and many postgraduate courses are accredited by the relevant professional bodies (IET, IMechE, iED)

Engineering & Design Degree Progression ChartThe structure of our BEng and MEng degrees is sufficiently common in the first year to allow you the flexibility to  change degree courses if desired.