The University of Warwick, School of Engineering

Introduction

Warwick’s School of Engineering is one of the leading unified engineering schools in the UK. Our integrated approach to engineering education brings together the key branches of engineering and draws upon research strengths in core engineering disciplines.

Why Warwick?

The School of Engineering is consistently in the top ten of all UK league tables, including the Guardian University Guide 2016 and fourth in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015 under ‘General Engineering’.

Study

Warwick offers a range of exciting engineering courses that will open up a world of opportunities to you. Our international reputation for excellence in teaching and research means that your Warwick degree will be known and respected throughout the world. Our courses are accredited by the key engineering institutions in the UK including the IET, InstMC, IMechE, IStructE and ICE.

Research

The School of Engineering benefits from its multidisciplinary approach, with research covering a broad range of topics. Key themes of Energy, Biomedical Engineering and Cities provide a framework to the research efforts, which are underpinned by four discipline streams and fourteen research groups. The School employs some of the leading engineers in their field, who regularly publish papers in top-ranking journals. There are currently over 150 students undertaking postgraduate research degrees and 55 research post-doctorate staff.

Partnerships

The School of Engineering has a strong track record of collaborating with industrial partners through both research and teaching activities, and with internationally-recognised academics at universities both in the UK and internationally. Our strategic partnership with WMG on campus allows our courses to be delivered in a unified way, drawing on the expertise and facilities of two of the University’s departments. The two departments also collaborate on a number of internationally-significant joint research programmes.

Facts & figures

  • Engineering at Warwick was ranked 4th in the general engineering league tables in 2012.
  • Of the unified engineering departments, we were the 3rd highest rated in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise for General Engineering.
  • The School has 90 academic teaching and research staff, plus 55 support staff.
  • Our 1100 undergraduate students make up 8% of the University’s population.
  • 150 postgraduates are registered for higher degrees by research – MSc, PhD, EngD.
  • Our total research income since 2007 is around £40 million.
  • Of our graduates in employment 6 months after graduation, 89% were in graduate-level jobs using skills gained during their degree course.
  • The average starting salary in 2011 for Warwick Engineering graduates was £25,800, which is significantly higher than the sector norm.
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Programmes

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering is intended to focus on the key skills required by the modern mechanical engineer. Students will develop the qualities and transferable skills required for demanding employment in the engineering sector. [+]

The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering is intended to focus on the key skills required by the modern mechanical engineer. Students will develop the qualities and transferable skills required for demanding employment in the engineering sector. The course fosters the independent learning ability required for continuing professional development and acquiring new skills at the highest level.

Particular emphasis is placed on the understanding and skills necessary for correct application of computational methods and packages in mechanical engineering analysis. Through selecting modules from a wider range of options, the course can be individually tailored to meet the particular needs and interests of each student. It is aimed at graduate engineers who wish to pursue a career in the industry using advanced engineering techniques or those wishing to gain in-depth knowledge for a career in research.... [-]


MSc Communications and Information Engineering

Campus Full time September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

The course provides students with comprehensive training in the essential elements of modern communication and information engineering. The information-theoretic underpinnings are provided in conjunction with physical-layer aspects of both optical and radio transmission, as well as signal processing methods. [+]

The course provides students with comprehensive training in the essential elements of modern communication and information engineering. The information-theoretic underpinnings are provided in conjunction with physical-layer aspects of both optical and radio transmission, as well as signal processing methods.

Furthermore, the course covers developments in radio network architectures and deployment. The optional modules are topical and diverse, encompassing the design of application specific integrated circuits, micro-electromechanical systems and optical engineering. Cross-discipline options from the Department of Computer Science offer key insights into approaches for dealing with the explosion in data collected in modern society ('big data').... [-]


MSc Energy and Power Engineering

Campus Full time September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Qualified electrical engineers are desperately needed by the power industry (manufacturers, project developers, independent consultants and network operators). [+]

Qualified electrical engineers are desperately needed by the power industry (manufacturers, project developers, independent consultants and network operators). There is also a severe shortage of power engineering expertise in other sectors, such as government bodies and finance organizations, where a detailed knowledge of energy supply and demand is increasingly important as societies develop and adapt to pressing environmental and economic constraints, dwindling reserves of fossil fuels and the emergence of new energy technologies.

This MSc course is aimed at students with general engineering/science backgrounds. During the course, you will gain the knowledge and skills required for a career in power engineering. For students who already possess a background in electrical and/or electronic engineering, this course is an opportunity to update your knowledge with the latest developments in renewable energy and smart grids.... [-]


MSc Sustainable Energy Technologies

Campus Full time September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

The development of sustainable and renewable methods for power generation is a global priority, motivated by the impacts of fossil fuel use on the environment, as well as dwindling reserves of most fossil fuels. [+]

The development of sustainable and renewable methods for power generation is a global priority, motivated by the impacts of fossil fuel use on the environment, as well as dwindling reserves of most fossil fuels. The main challenges in the shift away from fossil-fuel based power generation lie in the development of sustainable energy technologies, from the engineering of new materials to the integration of these technologies into power distribution networks.

In this course, students will gain in-depth and advanced knowledge of a diverse range of sustainable energy technologies, including wind, tidal, solar, fuel cells and biomass. The content ranges from fundamental principles to the latest developments in these technologies. The students will be introduced to key enabling technologies, including those for energy storage (electrical, electrochemical, mechanical and thermal) and power distribution.... [-]


MSc Tunnelling and Underground Space

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an [+]

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See Joint Board of Moderators for further information. This degree is endorsed and supported by the British Tunnelling Society and the International Tunnelling Association. This photo shows some of our MSc students on a site visit to the Crossrail Thames Tunnel. Many thanks to Hochtief-Murphy JV for such an enjoyable and interesting day.

Learning Options Enrol on the MSc full-time for 12 months (October to September) Enrol on the MSc part-time for 24 months Study an individual module (without enrolment on the MSc) as a one-week short course ... [-]

Master

MEng Automotive Engineering

Campus Full time 4 - 5  September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

This accredited degree combines a firm grounding in the principles of automotive engineering with experience of cutting-edge technology. [+]

What will I learn?

This accredited degree combines a firm grounding in the principles of automotive engineering with experience of cutting-edge technology. Led by WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group) and developed in collaboration with industry leaders including Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Ricardo, the course highlights research breakthroughs such as the WorldFirst Formula 3 friendly car, hybrid vehicles and ‘lightweighting’.

You will study core automotive modules alongside flexible optional modules and will benefit from industrial visits and input from firms such as Tata Steel. There are also many opportunities for individual and group project work on topics such as gearbox analysis, examining flywheel energy storage, and developing both electric and internal combustion-powered IMechE Formula Student racing cars. You will build skills in research, design and innovation, communication and leadership, and will adopt a multidisciplinary approach to solving engineering problems, allowing you to work in many industrial sectors.... [-]


MEng Civil Engineering

Campus Full time 4 - 5  September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Civil engineers plan, design, construct and maintain the infrastructure or ‘built’ environment, including buildings, airports, railways, roads, tunnels, bridges and dams. [+]

What will I learn?

Civil engineers plan, design, construct and maintain the infrastructure or ‘built’ environment, including buildings, airports, railways, roads, tunnels, bridges and dams.

Benefitting from teaching founded on cutting-edge research, you’ll learn extensive theory and practical skills. Regular individual and group projects tackle industrial challenges such as the design, building and testing of roof structures, development of a robotic construction scheme or helping Severn Trent improve reservoir design. You will also enjoy fieldwork which has previously included geotechnical engineering work in Wales or the Isle of Wight.

Visits to construction sites and lectures from experts in the industry provide insights into the latest civil engineering practices. You will take a cross-discipline approach to solving engineering problems and hone your project management, communication and leadership skills. All this will give you the confidence to implement new technologies and optimise existing ones, equipping you for work across many industrial sectors.... [-]


MEng Electronic Engineering

Campus Full time 4 - 5  September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Electronic systems play a vital role in almost all aspects of our everyday life and are the power of the 'information revolution' that is increasingly impacting on all our lives [+]

What will I learn?

This course is for you if you are looking for an accredited Electronic Engineering degree that develops your specialist knowledge in the field while working in multidisciplinary teams. Our joined-up, research-oriented approach to learning supports personal development and provides key skills that are aligned with best commercial practices – and much sought after by leading employers. This enables our graduates to contribute within a variety of sectors, such as microelectronics, design and production, energy, transport, the built environment, information and communications.

You’ll learn through lectures, tutorials, example classes, face-to-face contact with academics for resolving module queries, laboratories, coursework assignments and projects. Practical work in electronics starts from the first year with the third-year individual project and fourth-year multidisciplinary group project forming major parts of your degree. State-of-the-art laboratories are equipped with software and instruments to support the varied teaching activities in electronic engineering. The course significantly benefits from our close links with industry.... [-]


MEng Engineering

Campus Full time 4 - 5  September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Our accredited Engineering degrees develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of engineering, with teaching from a wide range of automotive, civil, electronic, systems, manufacturing and mechanical engineering experts, and options to specialise in areas that interest you during your second year. [+]

What will I learn?

Our accredited Engineering degrees develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of engineering, with teaching from a wide range of automotive, civil, electronic, systems, manufacturing and mechanical engineering experts, and options to specialise in areas that interest you during your second year. These courses are led jointly by academics in the School of Engineering and WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group). Interdisciplinary projects enable you to tackle challenges that could range from engineering a robot to rescue victims in a collapsed building, to designing and building a nano-satellite. You will develop sought-after skills including a multidisciplinary approach to problem-solving, the ability to manage projects and communicate ideas, and the capacity to lead, research, design, innovate and develop products and systems.... [-]


MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time 4 - 5  September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Manufacturing and Mechanical engineers are creative problem solvers and require vision to work with a range of other engineers in the development of innovative and cost-effective products [+]

What will I learn?

Globally, manufacturing is a key provider of wealth and employment. Manufacturing and mechanical engineers apply their creativity, skills and vision to work with a range of other engineers in the development of innovative and cost-effective products.

As a manufacturing and Mechanical Engineer, you’ll master modern technologies and skills such as robotics, computer-aided design and simulation. We offer you a rich curriculum and the resources to achieve this, accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. We will give you a significant understanding of management techniques and skills alongside these technical subjects.... [-]


MEng Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time 4 - 5  September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Mechanical systems, mechanisms and machines lie at the heart of our traditional engineering industries. The skills and techniques associated with them continue to be essential. [+]

What will I learn?

Mechanical systems, mechanisms and machines lie at the heart of our traditional engineering industries. The skills and techniques associated with them continue to be essential. In recent years these have extended into the areas of precision engineering, nanotechnology, and mechatronics, as mechanical engineers have broadened their skill sets and embraced technologies from other disciplines to solve difficult problems.

Our courses take a multidisciplinary approach to engineering challenges. Led by experts in the School of Engineering and WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group) we provide opportunities to learn from leading researchers in areas such as precision mechanics, fluid dynamics and sustainable thermal energy technology, as well as complementary areas in other fields of engineering. We also work with many of the country’s leading companies. This collaboration feeds back into our research, informs our teaching and helps us to keep our courses at the forefront of industry best practice.... [-]


MEng Systems Engineering

Campus Full time 4 - 5  September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Our accredited Engineering degrees develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of engineering, with teaching from a wide range of automotive, civil, electronic, systems, manufacturing and mechanical engineering experts, and options to specialise in areas that interest you during your second year. [+]

What will I learn?

Our accredited Engineering degrees develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of engineering, with teaching from a wide range of automotive, civil, electronic, systems, manufacturing and mechanical engineering experts, and options to specialise in areas that interest you during your second year. These courses are led jointly by academics in the School of Engineering and WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group). Interdisciplinary projects enable you to tackle challenges that could range from engineering a robot to rescue victims in a collapsed building, to designing and building a nano-satellite. You will develop sought-after skills including a multidisciplinary approach to problem-solving, the ability to manage projects and communicate ideas, and the capacity to lead, research, design, innovate and develop products and systems.... [-]


Contact
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School of Engineering
University of Warwick

Coventry, England, CV4 7AL GB