Faculty of Science and Engineering

The faculty unites leading academics with state-of-the-art facilities. We deliver teaching and research across a broad range of science and engineering areas.

The faculty comprises seven departments covering 13 subject areas. Our interdisciplinary research centres are confronting some of the biggest challenges facing the world today.

The faculty is home to research centres specialising in astrophysics and advanced materials. We also have dedicated institutes focusing on estuarine and coastal environments, and aquatic resource management and conservation.

School of Computer Science

Our links to companies like Microsoft, Sony and Electronic Arts ensure that our courses stay industry standard, up to date and relevant. We have a range of specialist facilities: from high performance computing, through 3D visualisation and 3D printing, to robotics labs.


Our courses

Computer Science

Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

School of Engineering

Our research addresses some of the biggest issues of modern times. Being part of a general engineering department, we can assemble a diverse and complementary range of expertise, experience and facilities to solve problems and change lives for the better.


Our courses

Chemical Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Medical and Biomedical Engineering

School of Environmental Sciences

Our internationally renowned staff specialise in major issues, from globalisation and renewable energy to mass extinctions and climate change.


Our courses

Environmental Science


Marine Biology

School of Natural Sciences

Ever since we were founded almost 100 years ago we’ve been making the world a better place.

Our friendly team of academic staff have expertise across mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological science and biochemistry and this knowledge is reflected in our teaching and research.


Our courses

Biochemistry, Biological and Marine Science



Physics and Astrophysics


Our research

The faculty is committed to world-leading, interdisciplinary research that addresses many of today's biggest challenges. We pride ourselves on the mixture of fundamental and applied research that we conduct. And we work with business and industry to ensure that our research is impactful and commercially relevant.

Find out more


Professor Dirk Schaefer

Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering

Associate Deans of the Faculty

Professor Jeanette Rotchell (Research)

Dr Lesley Morrell (Education)

Professor Philip Rubini (Student Experience)

Contact us

Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • University of Hull
  • Hull, UK
  • HU6 7RX