Engineering and design

Study at the home of the very first intercontinental computer link at a university ranked joint 160th in the world*. Discover our engineering and design modules below.

Student working in an engineering workshop

Browse our modules

You can see our full list of engineering and design modules below.

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Follow our top tips for choosing your modules. You can also find out about our teaching structure, assessment process and how your credits transfer back to your home institution.

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The University of Sussex reserves the right to cancel modules due to staff availability, student demand, minimum enrolment, or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
  • Top 20in the UK for Engineering and Technology**

  • £11mFuture Technologies Lab – you may get to study in our specialist facilities

  • 1stcity in England for student happiness***

  • Clubsand societies including our Formula student team, where students get to build and race a single-seat car

Which school will I study in?

You'll study in the Department of Engineering and Design which is part of the School of Engineering and Informatics. 

Our academic staff have expertise in electrical and electronic engineering, automotive and mechanical engineering, robotics engineering and product design.


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Our engineering and design research

Staff at Sussex are working on satellite navigation systems and building sonic tractor beams.

Our students are also helping to change things – Lucy Hughes, Product Design graduate, won the UK 2019 James Dyson Award for developing a bioplastic from fish skins that could replace non-biodegradable, single-use plastic.

Our research influences the way we teach, and you learn from academics at the forefront of their fields.

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Contact us

If you are studying at Sussex for a semester or year and have questions, email sussexabroad@sussex.ac.uk.

 * The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 **Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021 **(Our campus is nine minutes by train from Brighton & Hove) survey by accommodation providers Student Living by Sodexo. Rankings based on full undergraduate degree at Sussex.


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