Teaching and learning is the core business of the Department. The Department offers 8 undergraduate courses including double degrees and 2 postgraduate courses with current enrolments of about 700 undergraduate, 150 postgraduate course work, and 120 research students. The department also offers a 2+2 undergraduate program together with Tongji University and Central South University in China. The undergraduate courses are primarily delivered on campus and postgraduate courses primarily on distance education mode.

Major part of teaching and learning activities are focused on student-centred learning, with emphasis on problem based learning approach where students learn from group tasks working in team environment. The learning is supported by well equipped laboratory facilities. Undergraduate students also undertake vacation work in industry to practice their skills and knowledge learnt during the course for a total of 12 weeks.

Please see the relevant brochures or the details of the undergraduate and details of postgraduate courses offered by the Department