General Engineering among engineering subjects ranking in top 10 in Guardian University Guide 2023

General Engineering, Bioengineering and Aerospace at the University of Sheffield have been ranked among some of the best in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2023, published at the weekend (Saturday 24th September 2022).

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The Guardian University Guide has established itself as a key league table for UK universities and features league tables ranking universities on a number of criteria; including student satisfaction scores based on courses, teaching and feedback, as well as the proportion of graduates in employment or further study after graduation.

All programmes in Interdisciplinary Programmes in Engineering have been rated in the top ten:

  • Mechanical engineering (5th)
  • General engineering - which includes our materials science and engineering and bioengineering courses (5th)
  • Aerospace engineering (6th)

Engineering courses also ranked in the top 20 places to study for the following: Computer science and information systems (11th), civil engineering (11th), Electronic and electrical engineering (which includes our courses in our Department of Automatic Controls and Systems Engineering) (19th)

Professor Jim Litster, VP and Head of Engineering, said: "I"m delighted with such positive results for departments across the Faculty of Engineering in this year's rankings. These outcomes reflect our commitment to excellence in learning and teaching, delivering a world-class education and outstanding student experience, and providing our graduates with the best career prospects possible and engineers ready to solve the grand challenges of today and the future."

Dr Rob Howell, Head of Department for Interdisciplinary Programmes in Engineering, said:

We are delighted that General Engineering, Bioengineering and Aerospace have been placed so highly in the Guardian University Guide 2023. It is clear that our students value high quality teaching and the breadth of opportunity in our degree programmes. Employers highly rate the skills they gain here in Sheffield and we are happy to be providing students with the best possible start in life.

Dr Rob Howell

Head of Department, Interdisciplinary Programmes in Engineering

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