Our aim in the Department of Engineering is to give the best education possible, providing an encouraging, supportive, and intellectually challenging environment where students can develop their skills and enhance their employability.
Our academic staff are all actively engaged in research at the frontiers of modern engineering analysis, design, and practice. Their passion and knowledge is brought into all courses, where students are exposed to, and actively involved in, cutting-edge research that goes on within the Department.
We're ranked 5th in The Complete University Guide 2021 with a long history and tradition of Engineering. Engineering has been taught at Durham since 1838, making it the first course of its kind in England.