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Welcome to Engineering at Durham

As part of the Russell Group of leading research-intensive universities, Durham University has a longstanding and powerful commitment to research and research-led teaching. We are recognised as one of the leading centres of research in Engineering in the world. Our research covers a wide range of topics, and we encourage interdisciplinary research within the Department as well as national and international cooperation.

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5th The Complete University Guide 2021
6th The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
8th The Guardian University Guide 2021
95% of students in graduate-level employment within 15 months of graduation (The Guardian University Guide 2021 – third in the UK).

Study with us

  • Undergraduate study

    We have outstanding course content that equips young engineers with the problem solving skills of the 21st century.

  • Postgraduate study

    We have a rich research background, which can be a huge advantage to any prospective postgraduate student in our fields of expertise.

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Undergraduate study

We have outstanding course content that equips young engineers with the problem solving skills of the 21st century.

Postgraduate study

We have a rich research background, which can be a huge advantage to any prospective postgraduate student in our fields of expertise.

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Our research

Our academic staff’s research interests feed through into the modules available to students, who are exposed to, and actively involved in, some of the cutting-edge research that goes on in the Department.
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This is a very interesting and exciting time to become an Engineer and Durham University provides the perfect environment to begin this journey.

Professor Simon Hogg
Head of Department

Student updates

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Highlights

Durham gets best ever result in Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2019

We went out as a team of 16 engineers from Durham University to race our solar powered race car that we’d been building for two years.
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Durham University’s Solar Car team (DUEM) celebrates 15 years of innovation

Innovation inspires. It inspires people to think differently, to challenge the status quo and to join as part of a mission to change the world for the better.
Durham University Electric Motorsport team with solar car

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Department of Engineering

Durham University

Lower Mount Joy

South Road

Durham

DH1 3LE

Tel: +44 (0) 191 334 1700

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