Career perspectives

Mechanical engineering involves designing and producing machines of all kinds, and it continues to have a huge impact on the world around us.

It was one of the first departments established here in 1894, and we have had a major influence on engineering systems on land, sea, in the air and in outer space for well over a century.

We have close and long-established links with industry locally, nationally and globally, providing opportunities for placements and potential careers.

Our degrees are accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and will teach you a high level of numeracy and computer literacy, to open up a range of career opportunities in engineering and other fields such as finance and management.