Mappin Building


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 Engineers

Aerospace Engineering

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.

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.

ACSE students

Automatic Control and Systems Engineering

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.

CBE students

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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 Engineering student

Civil and Structural Engineering

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.

Material Sciences

Materials Science and 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

Mechanical Engineering

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

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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

The new Diamond building

Multidisciplinary Engineering Education

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.