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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

News

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Engineering at Lancaster ranked 15th out of 61 for General Engineering

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 19 December 2014

Big names on show at careers fair

Big names on show at careers fair

Top engineering employers, including Jaguar Land Rover, the RAF and Manchester Airport, gave 200 engineering students a glimpse into the world of work this week.

Thu 18 December 2014

PhD Studentship in Nuclear Engineering / Nuclear Chemistry

The Department of Engineering at Lancaster University invites applications for a PhD studentship, "Nuclear Fuel Recycling: Are There NO Issues?". It is fully funded for four years with an annual tax free stipend of £14,000.

Wed 03 December 2014

Events

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Horizon 2020 TWEETHER Project

Andy Sutton, Principal Network Architect, EE

January 2015 - Date and time to be confirmed
FASS Building, Lancaster University

The Principal Network Architect of mobile phone giant EE will be the guest speaker at the launch of a new Horizon 2020 project led by Lancaster University. Andy Sutton will address the launch meeting of the Horizon 2020 TWEETHER Project on Thursday 15 January 2015. Professor Claudio Paoloni (Engineering) is to head up this European project team working on the world’s first W-band wireless system, heralding the arrival of cost effective, high speed internet everywhere, every time.