Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering is a technically rich discipline with a practical emphasis where you will design and construct various mechanical systems. Our courses will give you tangible business links that support early career development in a truly diverse industry. Students will receive a comprehensive knowledge of the key disciplines within the mechanical engineering sector, including: mechanics, thermodynamics, design, manufacturing, and materials science.

Why choose this subject area?

  • courses are designed to meet industry needs with accreditation from many professional bodies including Tech Partnership and the Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • 2nd in the East of England (after Cambridge) for Mechanical Engineering (2023 Complete University Guide)
  • recent graduates have gone on to work for industry-leading companies such as McLaren, Deloitte, Global Invercom, EE, Sega Europe and Canon as well as various roles in the defence sector
  • excellent facilities with industry-standard equipment and laboratory spaces.
I had the opportunity to use different techniques to analyse cases when solving engineering problems. The lecturers were always happy to make time for us all and give us key tips and tricks.

Abir Ahmed

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering