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An overview of the school of engineering

An Overview of the

School of Engineering


Overview

Overview

  • Introduction to the School of Engineering

  • Organisation of Research

  • Postgraduate Opportunities

  • Design and Manufacturing Units

  • Closing Remarks


The school of engineering

The School of Engineering

  • A high quality General Engineering Department, offering a four year MEng degree as well as a three year BEng degree.

  • Common first two years followed by gradual specialisation in:

    • Mechanical Engineering

    • Aeronautical Engineering

    • Manufacturing Engineering with Management

    • Integrated Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

    • Electronic Systems Engineering

    • Electronic Engineering

    • Civil Engineering

  • Currently we have 38 Academic Members of Staff of which 9 are in the Design, Manufacture and Management Group


Engineering track record

Engineering Track Record

  • The School is rated as Excellent in Terms of Teaching (22 out of 24 points).

  • Grade 5 Rating (since 1992) in the Government’s Research Assessment Exercise

  • Enjoys excellent reputation in General Engineering being ranked;

    • 4th by the Guardian (2003)

    • 5th by the Times (2003) and

    • 11th in Europe by Der Spiegel

  • Current intake 160 students per annum on the MEng programme

  • Average A Level score is approx. 28.3 points or AAB.


Research activities in school

Research Activities in School

  • New and Renewable Energy

  • Geo-Engineering

  • Civil Engineering and Computational Mechanics

  • Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

  • Automotive Research

  • Manufacturing and Design

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Electronic Systems

  • Molecular and Nanoscale Electronics


Postgraduate opportunities

Postgraduate Opportunities

  • MSc Programme in Geo-Engineering

    • MSc in Engineering Geology

    • MSc in Geotechnical Engineering

    • MSc in Geo-Environmental Engineering

  • MSc/PGDip/PGCert in Manufacturing


Design and manufacturing units

Design and Manufacturing Units

  • Centre for Industrial Automation and Manufacture (CIAM)

    3 Professors, 1 Reader, 7 Lecturers

  • Design and Manufacturing Research Group (DMRG) and DET Group

    1 Professor, 6 Lecturers, 7 Research Fellows

    14 PhD/MSc Researchers

  • Agility Group

    6 Senior Engineers, 5 Junior Engineers, 1 Technician


Concluding remarks

Concluding Remarks

  • Durham’s School of Engineering is the oldest engineering department in the U.K. and is an internationally recognised School with graduates of the highest calibre.


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