Top 4 in the UK for research excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Civil engineers help to create and protect the world we live in. Driven by teaching and research excellence, we inspire and empower our students to engineer a better future.

No. 1 for Engineering Research Income

The Faculty of Engineering is number one in the UK for engineering research income and investment.

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44th in the world and 5th in the UK

We're currently ranked as the 44th best civil engineering department in the world, and 5th in the UK according the to latest QS World University Rankings by Subject (2019).

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Excellence in Engineering Education

We work hard to offer an excellent engineering education.


Working with industry

Study with us and work in industry before you graduate. Our partnerships with international companies prepare you for the global workplace.

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Working with Industry

Study with us

Our courses are influenced by our world-class research. Study with us and make new discoveries that will change the world around us.

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From water supply to blast, earthquake, fire and flooding protection, our research improves lives globally.

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