As a Plymouth engineer, you recognise the profound impact of engineering practice on society and the values and abilities that are essential for becoming a professional engineer.
Engineering degree subject areas
Joshua Wood: inspiring the next generation of composite engineers
Becoming human: breathing life into robotics
Christopher McGibbon: navigating his way towards international waters
Nora Schillinger: engineering a dream job while on placement
Sailing to success: designing Autonomous Surface Vessels
Martin Peniak: from a fish factory to programming Mars rovers
Shaping the world with the best maritime engineer professionals
Jack Williams: the power of an industry placement
Conner Kearey: Building a future in Civil Engineering
“When I started university, I always wanted to leave feeling equipped for work. I can honestly say studying at Plymouth has done just that. My whole experience – my studies, placement year and support services – has prepared me for my graduate job.”
Experience our facilities first hand
Get to know us at open day events throughout the year, where you can find out more about the University, explore our campus and meet the people who will teach and prepare you for your future career.
- Say hello to our iCub and Pepper the robot.
- Witness waves more than one metre high in our unmatched Marine Building facility.
- Ask any questions to our staff and our current students.
“Studying at Plymouth gave me the chance to join a well established international research team. Thanks to that, I could interact with researchers leading the field of cognitive robotics and build a wide network of connections.”
Dr Francesca Stramandinoli, Senior Research Engineer, Human Robotics AI Expert United Technologies Research Center, Connecticut, USA
Athena SWAN is a national charter that recognises the work of higher education institutions and their departments towards tackling gender inequality.
The University of Plymouth is a bronze Athena SWAN award holder, which means that we subscribe to the ten principles of the charter.
The School was awarded an Athena SWAN bronze award in April 2018, recognising the steps taken towards promoting gender equality for engineering staff and students.