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REF2014Top 5 in the UK for research excellence

Mechanical Engineering is ranked among the UK's top five Universities for the impact and quality of our research in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Our research

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Our innovative teaching and cutting-edge research make us one of the leading mechanical engineering departments in the country. We consistently achieve high ratings in all the major university league tables. We're a place where students can be creative and achieve their best.


Undergraduate courses

Image: mechanical engineering undergraduatesOur courses teach you about the latest developments in industry. Learn more about how we'll support and inspire you at Sheffield.

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Postgraduate opportunities

Image: mechanical engineering postgraduatesJoin our talented community. Our students are involved in cutting-edge research and work with some of the biggest names in industry. 

MSc taught degrees | PhD opportunities

Research and consultancy

Research in the DepartmentOur research is respected worldwide and built on a strong collaborative ethos. In the last Research Assessment Exercise we came second in the country.

Our research | RAE results

News and events

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Events and seminars