Mappin Building

Our Departments

We have seven specialist departments, an Interdisciplinary Programmes Office (IPO) and Multidisciplinary Engineering Education teaching group which provide world-class teaching to over 5,000 students.

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineers

We work with key players in industry to shape the future of aerospace engineering. Our students and graduates are playing their part too. Employers around the world know they have what it takes to be leaders and innovators.

Delivered by: Interdisciplinary Engineering


Bioengineering lab

With a passion for improving lives, we use engineering techniques to analyse and solve some of the most important questions in biology and medicine today. Our world leading research informs our teaching to produce highly employable, multi-skilled graduates.

Delivered by: Interdisciplinary Engineering

Automatic Control & Systems Engineering

ACSE students

We have the only dedicated control and systems department in the country and the largest in Europe. 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.

Chemical & Biological Engineering

CBE students

We are an internationally renowned, research-led chemical engineering department. Our acclaimed research benefits industry and tackles some of the world's biggest challenges, including clean energy and disease. Join a welcoming, supportive and international community.

Civil & Structural Engineering

Civil Engineering student

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.

Materials Science & Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Our world-leading staff and talented graduates help to shape the world around us, developing innovative materials to improve lives and protect the environment.

Computer Science 

Computer Science

Our world-class researchers and talented graduates develop groundbreaking technology to protect and enhance people’s lives.

Mechanical Engineering

Material Sciences

Our innovative teaching and cutting-edge research make us one of the leading mechanical engineering departments in the country.

Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

We turn brilliant ideas into advanced technology, developing solutions to contemporary problems.

Multidisciplinary Engineering Education

The new Diamond building

This is a new teaching group, centred on the brand new £87M Diamond building, which opened for teaching in September 2015. The main aim of The Diamond is to deliver top quality practical education to more than 2500 undergraduate engineering students

General Engineering


Experience the breadth of engineering before specialising in your area of interest on this unique interdisciplinary course.

Delivered by: Interdisciplinary Engineering