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Nuclear Engineering

Our specialised undergraduate and postgraduate courses are designed to train the next generation of nuclear engineers:

- Nuclear Engineering MEng/BEng
- Safety Engineering (Nuclear) MSc/PG Dip
- Safety & Environmental Management of Nuclear Decommissioning MSc/PG Dip
- Nuclear Engineering PhD

In the chemical engineering lab

Work Begins on Engineering Department's New Home

Construction has begun on a brand new engineering building at Lancaster University.

The new development will provide additional areas for future growth and recent new specialisms such as nuclear, energy and chemical engineering.

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Lancaster University's new engineering building

Engineering a better future

The Engineering department at Lancaster is a broad-based engineering centre, with a record of innovative teaching, world-class research and integration with industry.

The department has a friendly, informal and collaborative atmosphere, which supports those who study, work and visit here achieve success.

Low-head hydro power research

World-class challenges, world-class research

Engineering research at Lancaster is targeted at world-scale challenges such as decarbonising the electricity supply, protecting against nuclear proliferation and designing next generation electronic systems.

In the 2008 RAE, 100% of research publications were recognised internationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour.

Working in the clean room

High-quality teaching for tomorrow's Engineers

Lancaster is consistently ranked in the top-10 UK universities for Engineering (Guardian 2012, Complete University Guide 2012) and we pride ourselves on providing amongst the best student experience in Engineering.

88% of our students were satisfied with the course and 95% went on to work or further study after their degree

In the chemical engineering lab

Business and industry

Engineering at Lancaster has strong links with industry at all levels. Through its knowledge exchange team, Lancaster Product Development Unit (LPDU).

We have resource including physical resources, academics, students and engineers to address problems and help industry exploit opportunities.

Students working on the racing car project

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Shaping the future: inspirational PhD opportunities

Always seeking to push boundaries and leading the way in excellent research, the Engineering Department at Lancaster University has announced a number of new PhD scholarships.

Fri 11 April 2014

Wind power and a low carbon future

Wind power and a low carbon future

A Lancaster University professor has contributed to a key report published by The Royal Academy of Engineering into the future of wind energy in the UK.

Story supplied by LU Press Office
Thu 10 April 2014