Engineering at Leicester

The Department of Engineering is one of the largest departments in the University of Leicester with around 600 undergraduate and 100 postgraduate students and researchers, more than thirty-five academic staff (professors and lecturers) and a similar number of support staff. The department is internationally renowned for quality research and excellent teaching, and has links with many of the world's major engineering companies.

REF 2014

Every 5 years or so the UK conducts a national assessment of research excellence. In REF 2014, 90% of our research was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent and we submitted almost all our academic staff for this assessment.

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The department offers MEng and BEng degrees in Aerospace Engineering, Communications and Electronic Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Embedded Systems Engineering, General Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.  For full details, go to our undergraduate courses page.

We also offer taught postgraduate MSc degrees in Advanced Control and Dynamics, Advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Advanced Engineering, Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Advanced Materials Engineering, Embedded Systems and Control Engineering, and Information and Communication Engineering.  For full details, go to our MSc courses page.  There is also a part-time MSc in High Reliability Embedded Systems.

For information about research (PhD) degrees, go to our postgraduate research page.

Contact Details

Department of Engineering
University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH
United Kingdom

T: +44 116 252 2559
F: +44 116 252 2619
E: engineering@le.ac.uk

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