University of Exeter Engineering

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University of Exeter Engineering

University of Exeter Engineering

Engineering at Exeter combines academic rigor with a firm focus on the current and future needs of the industry. We offer a range of degree programmes for undergraduates, covering the major Engineering disciplines. For postgraduates we run a number of research-led innovative masters and postgraduate research programmes.

Research in Engineering combines international quality research in the areas of:

  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Functional Materials
  • Water and Environment

Industry-facing research centres such as the Centre for Additive Layer Manufacturing and the Centre for Business and Climate Solutions provide technical expertise to businesses across all sectors.

Our research plays a pivotal role in the University’s Science Strategy via the Functional Materials key theme.

Research-led teaching enhanced by strong industrial links

  • 10th in the UK for General Engineering in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
  • 9th in the UK for General Engineering in The Complete University Guide 2017
  • All our specialist MEng/BEng programmes are professionally accredited.
  • Undergraduate students have the opportunity on all of our programmes to study abroad or undertake an industrial placement.
  • Our teaching is backed by internationally leading research groups exploring various real world problems such as urban water management, data storage systems, manufacturing and advanced materials.

Teaching and research facilities

  • We have completed a 2-year, £1 million program to refurbish and update our teaching laboratories, together with the re-equipment of student workshops.
  • The new facilities include a state-of-the-art 3D visualisation and design suite, complete with a 3D printer for undergraduate use.
  • We have access to the University’s EPSRC-funded IBM Supercomputer SP3 system and to a Beowulf parallel computing cluster.