In the last Research Assessment (REF-14), 47% of research was assessed to be 4* (highest rating), 48% was assessed to be 3* and 5% was assessed as 2*.
The Department is broadly divided into the following research sections:
Each research section has a dedicated research laboratory. Our laboratories provide state-of-the-art facilities and are amongst the most up-to-date and best equipped in Europe. Find out more about our laboratories and facilities.
Education Guardian university guide (UK). 1st in the UK.
The Sunday Times Good University Guide (UK). 3rd in the UK.
Our graduates possess the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to improve the quality of life for many people through engineering practice. Find out more about undergraduate MEng courses.
Focussing on the built environment and its inter-relationships with the natural environment and human society. Find out more about postgraduate MSC study.
We integrate new theoretical treatments, advances in numerical methods, and laboratory and field experimentation. Find out more about PhD opportunities in the Department.
Find out more about our EPSRC CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering.