Why study engineering at the University of Sussex?
Studying engineering at the University of Sussex means you will be part of the world-class School of Engineering and Informatics. You will have access to cutting-edge facilities, including a student hub with high-spec computers and project workspaces, and the Future Technologies Lab, with leading robotics and technology equipment. You will join a Department that is globally recognised for the quality of its research, with 90% of its research categorised as world-leading or internationally excellent in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).
Throughout your studies, you will develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed in your chosen area. You could specialise in unique areas offered by the university to expand your options. For example, you could study Mechanical and Electrical Engineering with Robotics.
With careers help and support from the University, you will be sought-after by employers. During your engineering degree, you will take part in the Global Design Challenge - a unique module of your degree that will see you tackle real-world design problems. You will also have the opportunity to get involved in the design and production of a single seat racing car – which will go on to race other university teams from across the UK at the famous at Silverstone Circuit.
Graduates from The Department of Engineering and Design have gone on to work for prestigious global companies such as Dyson and Jaguar.
The University of Sussex is fully credited with both IMechE (Institute of Mechanical Engineers) and IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology), and as proud members of the Women's Engineering Society we are committed to advancing equality in the engineering industry.