No 1 in the UK for research output

Research Excellence Framework 2014

The only Department in the UK and one of the best in the world dedicated to Control and Systems Engineering

A global leader for engineering research and teaching

The University of Sheffield is number one in the UK for engineering research income and investment

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NSS results 2019

ACSE's student satisfaction is 90 percent, with all of the Department's metrics improving on last year's results.

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Payam with the FESTO machines

Learn the future of smart factories with our cyber-physical lab

Dr Payam Soulatiantork gives an overview of our Festo Cyber-Physical Lab. A fully-fledged industry 4.0 learning system in a compact size, designed for teaching practical skills in digitalised industrial production.

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Undergraduate Courses

We offer BEng and MEng Degrees in Mechatronic and Robotic, Systems and Control, and Computer Systems Engineering. Find out more.

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Postgraduate Courses

We offer MSc Degrees and PhD Opportunities in Robotics and Control and Systems Engineering. Click to learn more.

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Our research addresses challenges posed by complex natural and man-made systems, the demand for higher levels of autonomy and intelligence of future engineering systems.

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