Choose Mechanical Engineering at Herts

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With a 30-year record of producing skilled engineers for all branches of the automotive industry, Hertfordshire’s a great choice if you want to work in this cutting-edge sector. How? The course focuses on vehicle design, taking into account performance, consumer demand, safety and sustainability.

You’ll use all the latest industry tools and techniques, and take specialist classes in vehicle structures, engine performance, aerodynamics, materials and manufacturing strategies. This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and is the first step towards chartered engineer status.

Students on Automotive and Mechanical Engineering courses can take part in the University of Hertfordshire Formula Student Racing Team. Design and build a formula student car, then race it against other student teams!

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Awarded TEF Gold for undergraduate teaching

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A huge 96.5% of graduates in work or further study after 6 months

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Get to London from Hatfield in just 25 minutes by train

Subject talk

One of our academic members of staff from the School of Engineering and Computer Science will talk you through the programme and why you should study it at the University.

This talk is focused on BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering.

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What our Students say

Where you'll study

Mechanical Engineering is taught on the College Lane Campus at the University. College Lane is home to our science and creative arts subject areas. Students in our School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Life and Medical Science, School of Health and Social Work, School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics and School of Creative Arts will study on this campus.

In addition, this campus is home to many of our student services.

Here's a look around our amazing facilities where we teach Mechanical Engineering at Herts.

Chat with our students and staff

Chat with our in-country staff and students for any course or subject specific queries. Please be aware that our students cannot discuss the specifics of your application, but can talk about their experience of studying at the University of Hertfordshire.

Check out their bios and pick a course ambassador you'd like to chat to directly.