Our reputation

Ranked 1st in the Guardian league tables 2018

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Our reputation

Rewarding careers

Discover how over 93% of our recent graduates have secured a professional or managerial role within six months of graduating

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Rewarding careers

Product Design

Explore the link between art and technology with our Product Design MDes, BSc

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Product Design
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Undergraduate degrees

Mechanical engineers are involved in the design and manufacture of almost everything, and there are jobs for mechanical engineers in most areas of industry. As a mechanical engineer you could become involved in design, manufacture, research, development, management or marketing.

Our degrees

Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering MEng, BEng
Automotive Engineering MEng, BEng
Mechanical Engineering MEng, BEng
Mechatronics and Robotics MEng, BEng
Medical Engineering MEng, BEng
Product Design MDes, BSc

Our reputation

We’re ranked top 5 in the UK for Mechanical Engineering by every major UK league table, including 1st in the Guardian university league tables 2018. We also achieved 89% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2017, ranked 2nd out of the Russell Group universities (top research-intensive UK universities).

Research-based degrees

We have an active research environment which enables us to offer a range of exciting courses taught by experts who are leaders in their fields. You’ll be directly engaged in research through substantial individual and team-based project work – giving you access to our specialist facilities.  

Industry-relevant courses

Our Industrial Advisory Committee helps ensure our courses are up-to-date with the modern practices and techniques that will enable you to succeed in industry upon graduation. Many of our courses are accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

Flexible degrees

Our courses share a common first two years. This means you have the freedom to switch courses up until the end of your second year. You also have the option of extending your studies through the Study Abroad and industrial placement year options

Hands-on learning

Laboratory classes, project work and fieldwork allow you to gain hands-on experience, investigating and applying material from your lectures and tutorials to real-life work situations.

Rewarding careers

More than 93% of our recent graduates have successfully secured a professional or managerial role within six months of graduating (latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey).