Top 5 in the UK for research excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Our innovative teaching and cutting-edge research make us one of the leading mechanical engineering departments in the country.

Get to the heart of engineering

If you want the traditional mechanical engineering curriculum with an inclination towards the life sciences and non-conventional engineering problems, Mechanical Engineering with Biomechanics could be the course for you.

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A world first

There's not a lot that can’t be achieved with a 3D printer: parts for cars and planes, heart valves, camera lenses, pizza in space and now, on tour for the first time, custom-made guitars.

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Undergraduate study

Study with us

Join our talented community where our world leading experts will teach you about the latest developments in mechanical engineering. Our students are involved in cutting-edge research and work with some of the biggest names in industry. Learn more about how we'll support and inspire you.

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Our research

Our research is respected worldwide and built on a strong collaborative ethos. In the latest Research Excellence Framework were in the top 5 in the country for Mechanical Engineering.

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Industry collaboration

Industrial collaboration

We work with businesses locally and globally to keep our teaching and research relevant and innovative. Many of our collaborators provide internships or placements for our students.

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