Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (FEPS). We have an outstanding reputation for excellence in research and teaching and a strong enterprise culture.


Our academics are well respected, both nationally and internationally, throughout academia and industry. We believe that a university should contribute to the cultural wealth of society by developing the mainstay sciences, while enhancing the technology to improve the overall quality of life.

Through consistent investment stemming from our deep commitment to develop world-class, sustainable research programmes, the Faculty has built up an impressive infrastructure to support all its activities. The interdisciplinary nature of much of our work also encourages us to constantly explore new opportunities to cross boundaries, providing students with the prospect of accessing facilities which are truly world class.

We also take pride in our vibrant and enthusiastic education network whereby teaching and learning developments across our departments are shared, explored and advanced.


Research excellence

Surrey has risen 12 places in the rankings since 2014 to 33rd in the UK for our research quality in the latest UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

Computer science

7th in the country for our research outputs in computer science and informatics.


15th in the UK for ‘research power*’ in engineering.

* Research power is the overall quality of submissions, calculated by grade point average and multiplied by the full-time equivalent number of staff submitted.

National Student Survey highlights

Surrey is ranked 9th for student satisfaction and scored 84.25 out of 100 overall in the National Student Survey 2022.


We are ranked 3rd in the UK for information technology.


100 per cent of our undergraduate students agreed they were satisfied with the Civil Engineering MEng and Financial Mathematics BSc courses.*

*For question 'overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course.'