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Faculty of Engineering

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The Faculty of Engineering is one of the largest engineering groupings in the UK having in excess of 700 staff, 3,000 students and an annual turnover of around £60m. Our vision is that the Faculty of Engineering will be ranked in the top 5 in the UK, and the top 50 in the world by 2015.

The Faculty is currently ranked 7th in the UK for the quality of its research according to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, with 75% of the Faculty's research rated as internationally excellent or world leading. Our research feeds directly into our teaching ensuring that our courses are at the forefront of thinking in their respective fields.

Our teaching and research is delivered through our five schools:

The range and scope of our research is extensive and covers all of the major engineering disciplines, including cross cutting themes such as energy, materials, medical engineering and artificial intelligence, with theoretical, experimental and modelling work underpinning all areas.

This provides an ideal platform for multidisciplinary research, enabling us to undertake high-impact research in areas recognised as providing critical global challenges. Much of our research is linked to industry, with major collaborators throughout the UK and Europe. We have also aligned our Faculty with industry sectors such as digital technologies, energy, high value chemicals and medical technologies.

Our vision is that the Faculty of Engineering will be ranked in the top 5 in the UK and the top 50 in the world by 2015

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Faculty and student statistics.

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Athena Swan

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We hold the bronze award under the Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

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We have a range of first-class facilities.

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Keep up to date with the latest news from the Faculty of Engineering.

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