Our reputation

3rd in the UK for Mechanical Engineering - The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017

Our reputation

Product Design

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

Product Design

Meet our students and alumni

Find out what our students and alumni think about their time at Leeds

Meet our students and alumni
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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 and we achieved 91% student satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS). 

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. All 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

90% of our recent graduates have successfully secured a professional or managerial role or gone on to further study within six months of graduating (latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey).