New facilities coming soon

The Faculty of Engineering is creating a new open-plan learning environment that will transform the faculty and help train the next generation of innovators and engineers.

Park street and Wills Memorial at night

Bristol named as leading UK Smart City

The University is working on two pioneering city projects, Bristol is Open and SPHERE.

Read more about Bristol's status

Creative and challenging education

We provide a creative and varied research-led education, from research projects devised by students to research and industry-led small-group seminar courses.

Our partnerships with industries

Our courses and research activity are shaped at all stages by the emerging needs of industry. We have established lasting global partnerships with other leading universities and industry.

Springboard to an exciting future

Our students are encouraged to be innovative and entrepreneurial. By challenging existing practices, they gain the skills and confidence to become leaders in their chosen fields.

World leading research

Engineering placed 4th nationally for research power. The REF panel judged Bristol to be in the top ten in the UK, noting 'outstanding case studies across many aspects of Engineering activity.'

Faculty of Engineering

REF 2014 results

93% of Engineering research (UoA15, including Aerospace, Civil, Electrical and Electronic, Engineering Maths and Mechanical Engineering) was judged to be 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'.

87% of Computer Science research (UoA11) was judged to be 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'.

Results are from the most recent Research Excellence Framework 2014, conducted by HEFCE.