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Mechanical & Aerospace EngineeringStudy with us - undergraduate

Mechanical engineering covers the widest range of topics in any engineering degree programme.

Our courses have a basic structure that involve fundamental engineering sciences, mathematics and engineering analysis, design, electrical engineering, materials engineering and professional studies.

We design our courses to help you to understand how the topics apply to real-world problems. We'll prepare you to work in a technical world where knowledge is growing rapidly.

All of our undergraduate courses are accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). Our courses in aero-mechanical engineering are also accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society.

There are two types of undergraduate courses. BEng courses are studied over four years and MEng courses are studied over five years.

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Undergraduate courses - BEng

Our courses are built on a common core, which is followed closely by all students in the first two years. You can change or specialise as your interests develop. Our BEng courses are studied over four years and there are three courses to choose from.

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Undergraduate courses - MEng

Our MEng courses are studied over five years and there are six courses to choose from.

Our department is the birthplace of modern engineering education