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League table success for Lancaster

Lancaster is ranked 8th in the UK for Mechanical Engineering in the latest Guardian University Guide.

Find out more about studying for a BEng or MEng at Lancaster:

Students working on the racing car project

Where do our graduates go next?

Our undergraduate degree schemes will prepare you for a great career in engineering.

Our class of 2014 have already found jobs with the companies you see here.

Logos of the companies our 2014 graduate have gone on to work for

A new home for Engineering

Construction is well underway 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

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 our publications were recognised internationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour.

Low-head hydro power research

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.

In the chemical engineering lab


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Business Partnerships & Enterprise Annual Report 2013-2014 Out Now

Business Partnerships & Enterprise Annual Report 2013-2014 Out Now

In this report we provide some case studies of Science and Technology's work with external partners during 2013-2014. Read about the Engineering Design Academy, R&D opportunities with China, new science and technology start-up companies, research with IBM, Booths and regional Small and Medium Enterprises, seed funding for new products and processes, new facilities for hire, free events and training, new companies on campus, plugging the data science skills gap, and much more...

Tue 20 January 2015

Research excellence in General Engineering at Lancaster

Engineering research at Lancaster University has been rated as world leading in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) which assesses the quality and impact of research submitted by UK universities across all subjects.

Fri 16 January 2015

Creating the fastest outdoor wireless Internet connection in the world

Lancaster University engineers are to head up a European team working on the world's first W-band wireless system, heralding the arrival of cost effective, high speed internet everywhere, every time.

Tue 06 January 2015