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

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    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.

    Explore our courses

  • Open Days

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    Open Days

    Explore our campuses, speak to lecturers and current students, and get a taste of what it's like to study at ARU. Book your place at one of our Open Days.

    Sign up for our next Open Day

  • Placements

    Work Placement


    Get first-hand experience of the industry you want to work in. Placement options are available on most of our undergraduate courses, and some Masters degrees.

    Find out more about placements

  • Facilities



    Explore our cutting-edge facilities in Cambridge and Chelmsford: from engineering workshops to psychology labs, and 3D printing facilities to a specialist Science Centre.

    Explore our facilities

  • Research

    Physiological measures


    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

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    Business and commercial

    Looking for specialist equipment, lab space in the centre of Cambridge, or the opportunity to collaborate on research? Find out how we can support you, your research or your 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

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

Promoting gender equality in STEMM


Conferences and events