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What are the top/well-known uni that specialises or are just good at engineering
Original post by Rainyzack
What are the top/well-known uni that specialises or are just good at engineering

Imperial, Bristol, Bath, Southampton, Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Cranfield, Loughborough, Strathclyde

Its also easy to expand like: Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle, Cardiff, Manchester(and many more) are all very reputable

UCD & Trinity are both Irish unis but decent for engineering.
Original post by Rainyzack
What are the top/well-known uni that specialises or are just good at engineering


Hi!
If you were interested in studying in Scotland, Heriot-Watt have lots of engineering degrees available :smile: Feel free to browse through them here - https://search.hw.ac.uk/s/search.html?query=engineering&collection=meta-uk-courses&f.Level%7Ccourselevel=Undergraduate :smile: In the Times Higher education World Rankings 2022, HW are ranked in the top 30 universities for engineering in the UK.

Depending on what you're interested in, mechanical engineering at HW, for example, was ranked first in Scotland and top 10 in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2020 and 96% of HW's engineering research was classed as world-leading in the REF 2021 review, which ranked us 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK for engineering research through a joint submission with the University of Edinburgh.
Also, chemical engineering at HW, for example, is ranked 1st in Scotland and 5th in the UK, based on students’ overall satisfaction in the 2021 National Student Survey.

We have more rankings and information on this site https://www.hw.ac.uk/study/our-rankings.htm
If you have any questions about courses or the campus itself, please don't hesitate to ask :smile:

-Claire
What sort of Engineering ....?
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Original post by McGinger
What sort of Engineering ....?


Probably mechanical or aerospace
Original post by Rainyzack
Probably mechanical or aerospace

Bath or Bristol for either but especially Aero - and Bath has one of the best placement programs in the UK.

Bath - https://www.bath.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/faculty-of-engineering-design-undergraduate-courses/#course-entries-2023
Bristol - http://www.bristol.ac.uk/engineering/what-engineering-subject-should-i-study/
Original post by Rainyzack
What are the top/well-known uni that specialises or are just good at engineering


Hi there 😊

As a postgraduate-only university, Cranfield provides specialised and very advanced educational opportunities across engineering!
Just some of the different areas of engineering we have masters courses on, or research dedicated to:
- Aerospace
https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/themes/aerospace
- Transport
https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/themes/transport-systems
- Manufacturing
https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/themes/manufacturing
- Computational engineering
https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/courses/taught/software-engineering-for-technical-computing?gclid=Cj0KCQjwkruVBhCHARIsACVIiOyxEwWkyYP3AdgUg4euIBVhn6PZPtmoSVLBbdysDQusKFgqHD43r0oaArFBEALw_wcB
- Agricultural Engineering
https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/themes/environment-and-agrifood/centres-for-agricultural-innovation

This is just a small sample too, as Cranfield offers more master's courses in production and manufacturing engineering than any other UK university (HESA 2019/20) so you are sure to find the best fit for your interests and career goals!
These courses are ranked very highly, with Cranfield as fifth in the UK for Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022!
Cranfield also has the largest number of postgraduate engineering students in the UK, with 48% of all aeronautical and aerospace postgraduate students in the UK (HESA 2019/20).

As well as the taught courses, Cranfield is ranked tenth in the UK for commercial research, consultancy and professional development (HESA 2019/20).
This research and the best hands-on educational experiences are enabled by the some of the top engineering facilities in the world. For example, the airport hosts many ground breaking research projects and opportunities for students. This includes the FIRST EVER hydrogen fuel cell powered flight of a commercial-grade aircraft!

Cranfield has also won the prestigious Queens Anniversary Prize six times! This includes for delivering in-flight aerospace engineering training for the worldwide aviation industry (2019), aviation safety through research and training in air accident investigation (2011) and Fellowship in Manufacturing Management (2005).

There are also many clubs and societies that can build CVs for engineers, for example CranSEDS, the aeronautical society, astronomical society, autonomous vehicles society, and more. These are enabled by the high volume of specialist staff and researchers throughout engineering in Cranfield, as well as a rich student body that will allow you to learn new skills from your peers, develop long-lasting connections, and demonstrate your skills outside of your course.

This definitely isn’t an exhaustive list, and course pages will have more detail on each specific area, so if you’re interested in a postgraduate degree in engineering you should definitely check out all the ones Cranfield offers here:
https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/study/cranfield-campus-virtual-tour-more-information
https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/courses/taught/a-to-z

Ciara
2nd year Agrifood PhD student
Cranfield Student Ambassador
Original post by Cranfield University


As a postgraduate-only university, Cranfield


So there is no point in looking at this Uni for your first level Undergraduate degree - Cranfield doesnt offer any.
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imperial
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Original post by McGinger
So there is no point in looking at this Uni for your first level Undergraduate degree - Cranfield doesnt offer any.


Hi there 😊

Cranfield only offers postgraduate courses, so isn’t where you should be looking for undergrads.
However, we do offer apprenticeships! The requirements for these vary with the role, but check out the details and opportunities currently available here:
https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/about/working-at-cranfield/apprenticeships

Hope this helps 😊
Ciara
2nd year Agrifood PhD student
Cranfield Student Ambassador
Original post by Rainyzack
What are the top/well-known uni that specialises or are just good at engineering


For unis that are particularly good, there is Imperial, Bath, Bristol, Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, probablby some others aswell (Oxbridge aren't always seen as the best for engineering becausr they're alot more restrictive). places like UCL, Durham, Warwick etc are very good generally but don't have a particular engineering reputation.

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