What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
A*AA - AAA including Mathematics and Physics
AAAAA - AAAAB including Mathematics and Physics
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers89%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Our Mechanical Engineering degrees are rooted in the real world of industry and the rapidly evolving needs of the engineering sector. As well as giving you a thorough grounding in the subject, you will have opportunities to specialise in areas such as structures, materials, robotics and control, and to explore the subject through Formula Student; the worldâ??s largest student motorsport event. Up-to-date with the latest innovations in the industry, teaching is underpinned by state-of-the-art laboratory and computing facilities and designed to develop a wide range of expertise. It is delivered through lectures, tutorials and seminars, supported by practical laboratory classes and project-based work.
Level 1: Technical topics like mechanics, design and thermodynamics; transferable skills of communication and teamwork in both taught modules and a design-make-evaluate project. Level 2: Comprehensive treatment of mechanical engineering subjects, supported by extensive laboratory work, preparing students for their professional placement. Level 3: Group design project; individual project; management modules; plus 8 optional modules. Level M: Theory and application; individual research project in collaboration with industry, plus multidisciplinary design work with students from other engineering departments to simulate an industrial engineering context.
Giving students a competitive edge for their future. That's what we do, and it's what we have been doing since our first students passed through our doors in 1894. The beautiful, landscaped grounds of the University campus are an ideal place to study, relax and socialise in. Safe and secure, the campus has a friendly, close-knit and cosmopolitan community.
How you'll spend your time
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4|
|Lectures / seminars||35%||30%||23%||12%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area
What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
Here's an idea of the academic background of students from previous years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.
What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?