Faculty of Science and Engineering

Combine the theory and practical skills you need for a rewarding career. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the latest laboratories, on field trips or on work placements with leading organisations.

Our Faculty is one of the largest in ARU. We're home to around 6,000 students studying worldwide, and research-active in six subject areas.

  • Study with us

    Students in lecture

    Study with us

    We offer a range of courses across the area of science and engineering at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level at both our Chelmsford and Cambridge campuses.

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  • Open Days

  • Placements

    Work Placement


    Placement options are available on most of our undergraduate courses, giving you a chance to network and experience life after your degree.

    Find out more about placements

  • Facilities

  • Research

    Physiological measures


    Our research degrees cover a wide range of aspects in science and engineering. With academics collaborating across our vibrant faculty, you will have the chance to investigate your chosen topic in depth, reaching a profound understanding and making a real difference.

    Explore our research degrees

  • Business and Commercial

    Business and commercial

    Business and Commercial

    Looking for specialist equipment, to collaborate on research, or do you need lab space in the centre of Cambridge. ARU has options with or without access to dedicated expert staff to support you, your research or business.

    See how we can support you

Computing and Information Science

Engineering and the Built Environment

Life Sciences

Psychology & Sport Science

Vision and Hearing Sciences

Global Sustainability Institute

Business and commercial

Our staff


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