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Mechanical Engineering

1 Year
September 2023
Campus Taught

This course prepares you to rapidly progress your career in an exciting, growing industry. Our course is aimed at both new graduates and industry professionals who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge in a wide range of mechanical engineering subjects.

Why study with us

  • Our course has been developed specifically to address the growing industry demand in Mechanical Engineering.
  • You’ll study in state-of-the-art facilities, including in our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre.
  • We’ve a wide range of equipment – both at laboratory and industry scale, and computer modelling facilities.

What you’ll do

  • As well as the technical side, this course prepares you for a career requiring high levels of judgement, team-working, leadership, initiative, delegation and decision-making responsibilities.
  • We’re located within one of the most intense engineering and manufacturing areas in the UK. You’ll get to work on real-world projects with commercial partners.
  • Develop your work experience by undertaking a professional placement as part of this course.

Module overview

Course delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Study in our Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC)

During your studies with us you’ll benefit from our new £35 million EIC building which provides an integrated teaching space in state-of-the-art facilities.

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Academic expertise

Future careers

Mechanical Engineering could lead to a career in a wide range of industry sectors including automotive, aerospace, energy and railway industries.  

Looking to start your postgraduate journey?

Our range of subjects and study modes can support your goals, take your next step with a postgraduate degree.

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Fees and funding

Full-time£7800 per year
Sandwich year£2000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£867 per 20 credits
Full-time£14500 per year
Full-time£8,400 per year
Sandwich year£2,000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£933 per 20 credits
Full-time£15,500 per year
Sandwich year£2,000 for the sandwich year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Engineering located in the Faculty of Science and Technology

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