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Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sheffield comprises:

  • 7 departments: Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, Chemical and Process Engineering,
    Civil and Structural Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic and Electrical Engineering,
    Engineering Materials, and Mechanical Engineering
  • 2 interdisciplinary programme areas: Aerospace Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering

In 2007/08 almost 700 FTE staff worked in the Faculty, 200 as academics, 280 as researchers and 210
in technical and administrative roles.

Of our almost 2,500 FTE students, 68% were studying for undergraduate degrees, 14% for postgraduate taught degrees and 18% for postgraduate research degrees. The total teaching-related income of the faculty was £18.8M and total research-related income was £39.3M. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise 67% of our research was found to be Internationally Excellent or World Leading, While in the 2008 National Student Survey 93% of our graduates expressed satisfaction with their course, placing the Faculty equal first in the UK.

Whether you look at our research or our teaching track record the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sheffield sits amongst the best in the UK. This reputation goes even further with the numerous world-leading research groups we have, the students we attract from around the world, and the high quality of our graduates that are sought after by public and private sector alike.

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