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Why Study Engineering

Become an engineer and make a difference in the world.

Engineering is everywhere you look. It plays a role in every aspect of our modern lives:

  • from roboticsmachine learning and artificial intelligence
  • to mobile phonesmedical technology, and driverless cars

Engineering shapes the future all around us. Here in Newcastle is where great innovators such as Armstrong, Stephenson, Merz and Swan developed ideas that changed the world.

Be part of our next generation of world-leading engineers and help address global challenges such as:

  • climate change
  • sustainable energy
  • transport
  • clean water supply
  • waste management

You will graduate with a combination of specialist skills and broad engineering understanding. This combination is critical and sought after in industry, government and consultancies

Facilities and living labs

As a student engineer at Newcastle, you will have access to a wide range of world-class facilities and living laboratories.

We continually invest in your learning experience. Newcastle Helix, our £350million flagship project, acts as a living laboratory that focuses on our specialisms in sustainability, engineering and transport.

Stephenson Building

The new Stephenson Building is part of our ongoing investment in exceptional facilities. It will deliver an outstanding student experience and a world-leading environment for research and innovation.

Find out more about the Stephenson Building

Facilities and living labs