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Undergraduate Engineering and Physics

Calling all experimenters, critical thinkers and problem solvers. Studying Engineering or Physics at Edge Hill is your chance to explore a whole host of topics. Become a specialist in areas such as biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or quantum physics, astrophysics and atomic, nuclear and particle physics.

Edge Hill is home to a £13m Tech Hub. Here you’ll be able to experiment and learn in specialist labs with state-of-the-art simulation software, electronic circuits, electrical motors and a tensile tester machine. With great industry links, you’ll meet employers like AO and Bentley Motors at our careers fair, and secure placements with top companies.

Everything you learn is relevant to industry and you’ll work on real-world projects, thanks to our connections with employers.

Learn from a teaching team with specialist technical knowledge, carrying out vital research for international projects.

Develop your expertise in our £13m Tech Hub. Home of our state-of-the-art labs where you’ll master your practical problem-solving skills.

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Discover Engineering and Physics at Edge Hill University

Calling all experimenters, critical thinkers and problem solvers. Studying Engineering or Physics at Edge Hill is your chance to explore a whole host of topics. Edge Hill is home to a £13m Tech Hub.
BEng (Hons) Intelligent Automation & Robotics student, Isha Bhukya

The community at Edge Hill is very accepting. I was nervous about starting university, however after I met my teachers and found my friends, there’s no place I'd rather be.

Isha Bhukya

BEng (Hons) Intelligent Automation & Robotics

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The Department of Engineering is based in the state-of-the-art £13m Tech Hub. This purpose-built development offers highly contemporary suites of outstanding facilities for Engineering and Physics, as well as Computing, IT and Mathematics students. Our modern engineering teaching laboratories are equipped with a range of industry-standard,  test and measurement equipment, and leading analytical software.

There are dedicated specialist laboratories for materials engineering, electrical motors, and electronic engineering, in addition to an abundance of computer facilities and a large, horseshoe-shaped Harvard style lecture theatre.

Learning resources include oscilloscopes, signal generators, digital multimeters, Arduino and Raspberry Pi microprocessors,  a tensile tester machine, electronics training kits,  single and 3-phase transformers, a 3-D printer, and robotic arm kits, plus MATLAB and SolidWorks software platforms.

Teaching and learning are supported by the web-based platform Blackboard Ultra Virtual learning Environment. The library is well-stocked with recommended print books and e-books and subscribes to high-impact technical e-Journals. The university subscribes to LinkedIn Learning, which provides free and unlimited access to thousands of high-quality online courses and video tutorials written by industry experts.

Assistive and accessible technologies include Read&Write text to speech software, Caption Ed to facilitate ease of note taking, and a mind mapping tool. The university provides specific workshops on academic skills for students who have a specific learning difficulty or disability.



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