Undergraduate study

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is consistently ranked in the top five for Mechanical Engineering by The Times Good University Guide and is recognised by academic peers, by students and by their employers as one of the foremost centres of mechanical engineering education and research in the UK and internationally.

BEng in Mechanical Engineering (H305)

  • 3 years full-time
  • Years one and two include lectures, problem-solving seminars, design and manufacturing project work, presentation skills, lab experiments and study visits to engineering companies. A large feature of the third year is a major individual research project.
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MEng in Mechanical Engineering (H300)

  • 4 years full-time
  • In the first three years this course follows the same structure as the BEng in Mechanical Engineering. In the final year you can undertake specialised optional courses and a group project.
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Transfer

You can transfer between the BEng Mechanical Engineering (H305) and MEng Mechanical Engineering (H300) during your first two years, subject to performance. Transfer in the third year is at the discretion of the Faculty and subject to compliance with the University's progression regulations.

BEng Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (H361)

  • 3 years full-time
  • Years one and two offer a grounding in mathematics, computing, analogue and digital electronics, dynamics and control, electrical energy technologies, and thermal management. In the third year you will choose from a range of units and engage in a significant individual design project.
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MEng Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (H360)

  • 4 years full-time
  • Years one and two follow the same structure as the BEng. In the third and fourth year you will choose from a range of units and engage in group design projects and an individual research project.
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Transfer

You can transfer between the BEng Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (H361)and MEng Mechanical Engineering (H300) during your first two years, subject to performance.

MEng in Mechanical Engineering with Study in Continental Europe (H301)

  • 4 years full-time
  • This course comprises years one, two and four of our MEng Mechanical Engineering degree (with some minor modifications to allow additional language tuition in years one and two), and a third year studying at a university in Europe.
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MEng in Mechanical Engineering with Study Abroad

  • Entry by transfer from H300, H301 or H305
  • 4 years full-time
  • This course comprises years one, two and four of our MEng Mechanical Engineering degree, and a third year studying abroad at an English-speaking university.

This study option is based on available overseas placements; places are limited and available on a competitive basis.

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MEng Engineering Design with Study in Industry (H150)

  • 5 years full-time
  • This unique course gives you the opportunity to study bespoke design units, to undertake industrial placements and to work on real-world design projects in partnership with industry.
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