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Anglia Ruskin University, Faculty of Science & Technology

Anglia Ruskin University, Faculty of Science & Technology

Anglia Ruskin University's Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest in our University, with over 4,500 students studying in the UK and worldwide.

The Faculty offers a range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, PhD degrees and Professional Doctorates.
Students of the Faculty have access to state-of-the-art research facilities, fully furnished teaching laboratories, and excellent library facilities, on both its Cambridge and Chelmsford campuses. Students will be supported by a dynamic and friendly team of academic, technical and support staff.

The Faculty is organised into five departments which cover a range of scientific and technological disciplines: Engineering and the Built Environment, Computing and Technology, Life Sciences, Vision & Hearing Sciences, and Psychology. Many of its programmes are accredited by recognised professional institutions within the United Kingdom and worldwide.

Why Study Here?
Here are a few reasons why students should choose to study with the Faculty of Science and Technology.
• The Faculty has strong links with local and international companies and industries and its courses are designed in consultation with employers to ensure they are relevant for the present job market. This ensures that graduates are highly employable, with 90% going into work or further study.

• Many of its courses are accredited by industry-respected professional bodies, including the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), British Psychology Society (BPS) and the General Optical Council (GOC). This accreditation boosts the appeal of the graduates to potential employers.

• The Faculty’s Psychology, Vision, and Environmental Sciences research was rated as world leading or of international quality in the 2008 UK Research Assessment Exercise. Some of the Faculty’s research successes include discoveries of new animal species, design of new car bonnets for improved pedestrian safety, and it was the first to study the toxic effects of Benzylpiperazine (BZP). It offers research-informed teaching, ensuring students are exposed to the latest discoveries and findings in their field.

• Students gain experience from having hands-on access to state-of-the-art, industry-standard equipment in Anglia-Ruskin’s specialist laboratories and studios. Recent developments include it’s new £1.2 million Audio and Gaming Studios, and its £2 million University Eye Clinic building, enabling its Optometry students to gain practical experience of carrying out eye examinations on members of the public. Developments currently underway include a new £2 million 80 student multi-function laboratory designed to enhance the learning and teaching experience of its Life Sciences students, and a brand new engineering building located on its Chelmsford campus.

• It’s campus locations, in the heart of the historic university city of Cambridge, and the vibrant city of Chelmsford, just 30 minutes journey from central London, putting you right at the centre of business and scientific communities in the UK, Europe, and Globally.

• On arrival at the University, students will be allocated a personal tutor who will be a member of academic staff directly involved in the students’ fields of study, offering both academic and personal support.