The School of Science & Engineering is world class both in the classroom and in research.

Its work in civil engineering, general engineering - including physics and biomedical engineering - and mathematics was ranked top in Scotland by the Research Excellence Framework 2014 - the principal way funding bodies asses research in higher education.

More than 90 percent of the School’s research outputs, including papers published in academic journals, were graded as either three or four star, meaning ‘quality that is world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour. ‘