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engineering imagesAs one of the biggest Departments of its kind in the UK, the Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering has an international reputation for being at the forefront of technological innovation and for maintaining extensive links with industry.

Our graduates are testament to our success, helping to provide industry with the skills and knowledge to give them the competitive edge required to succeed in the 21st century.

In addition to holding a prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize we are home to three EPSRC National Centres of Excellence in Manufacturing Research with funding of £50m and the prestiguous Innovative Electronic Manufacturing Research Centre.

Our industrially focused research enables us to work with some of the world’s most renowned engineering companies and helps us to generate around £6million in external research contracts each year. Find out more about the different ways in which the engineering departments work with industrial partners.’



Key Facts:

  • 93% of our students rated us 4 or 5 out of 5 for ‘overall satisfaction’
    National Student Survey 2009
  • Rated ‘World Class’ for Research
    The Sunday Times University Guide 2007
  • Ranked 5th in the Guardian University Guide
    Subject League Tables 2011
  • Ranked 6th in the Complete University Guide Subject Tables 2011
  • Ranked 7th in the UK for Research in both the Times Higher and The Guardian
    Research Assessment Exercise 2008
  • 20% of the Department’s research is classed as ‘world-leading’ (rated the maximum 4*)
    Research Assessment Exercise 2008
  • 95% of the Department’s research is of an international standard (rated 2*, 3* or 4*)
    Research Assessment Exercise 2008


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