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.
World-class challenges, world-class research
Our research in Engineering at Lancaster is targeted at world-scale challenges such as decarbonising the electricity supply, protecting the world against nuclear proliferation and designing the next generation of electronic system.
In the 2008 Research assessment exercise, 100% of research publications were recognised internationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour.
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
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.
Lancaster University's Engineering Department currently has a fully-funded PhD opportunities in the field of electronic engineering.
Fri 26 April 2013
The LHC has been busy generating data for the past couple of years in order to find the Higgs boson. But now it has it is taking a well earned rest and in the meantime a Lancaster student is helping to increase its energy reach for when it returns.
Thu 18 April 2013
Sun 14 July - Sun 18 August 2013
Engineering Training Suite
The World is facing an energy crisis. By 2030, our global power demand will have increased by 60%, but with the Earth's natural resources running out, where will we source this form? With rising demand and diminishing supply, we need to look to alternative methods of generating sustainable power.
Mon 09 - Wed 11 September 2013
The UCMMT 2013 Committee is pleased to invite you to the UK, Europe, China Millimeter Waves and Terahertz Technology Workshop, organized by Lancaster University with the technical co-sponsorship of IEEE Italy Section, that will be held in Rome, Italy on 9-11 September 2013.
Part-time industry-based courses
Our part-time Industry-based safety engineering courses are specifically aimed at mature students holding responsible positions in high-hazard industries - particularly the nuclear and aerospace sectors.
MSc-by-Research scholarships in engineering
The Department of Engineering at Lancaster University invites applications from exceptional graduates to study for one-year MSc-by-research degrees. Read more
Engineering at Lancaster is a full Partner in the EPSRC Nuclear EngD which provides outstanding young nuclear research Engineers with intensive, broad-based training in collaboration with industrial companies, equipping them to take up senior roles within industry.
Continuing professional development
Several of our postgraduate MSc modules are now available as stand-alone CPD courses.