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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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New network for particle accelerator engineers

Lancaster University has played a lead role in the inaugural meeting of a new engineering network for all types of engineers working on particle accelerators in the UK.

Fri 17 October 2014

Lancaster University engineers help discover the world’s biggest cave

Lancaster University engineers help discover the world’s biggest cave

Engineers from Lancaster University have helped explorers discover the world’s biggest cave. The exciting discovery of the giant Miao Room cavern, in China, was featured by National Geographic News and in the July issue of National Geographic magazine.

Story supplied by LU Press Office
Mon 06 October 2014

Energy Lancaster to help research new generation of fuel cells

Energy Lancaster to help research new generation of fuel cells

Engineers from Lancaster University are working in collaboration with a cutting edge clean-tech company that has developed a new generation of fuel cells that could revolutionise energy supply to homes and businesses.

Story supplied by LU Press Office
Thu 11 September 2014