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Mechanical Engineering

1 year
September 2024

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.


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.

Explore the EIC

Academic expertise

Dr Andrew Fsadni
Senior Lecturer
Dr Hadley Brooks
Senior Lecturer
Tony Broad
Senior Lecturer
Dr Liben Jiang
Senior Lecturer

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.

How to apply

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,000 per year
Sandwich year£2,500 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,000 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,900 per year
Full-time£9,450 per year
Sandwich year£2,625 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,050 per 20 credits
Full-time£17,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

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

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This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

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