Top 5 in the UK for research excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Our innovative teaching and cutting-edge research make us one of the leading mechanical engineering departments in the country.

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On 15th December 1916, it was decided that the Faculty of Applied Science would split into two faculties; the Faculty of Metallurgy and the Faculty of Engineering. On 21st June 1917, the Department of Mechanical Engineering was born at the first meeting of the Faculty.


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Join our talented community where our world leading experts will teach you about the latest developments in mechanical engineering. Our students are involved in cutting-edge research and work with some of the biggest names in industry. Learn more about how we'll support and inspire you.

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Our research

Our research is respected worldwide and built on a strong collaborative ethos. In the latest Research Excellence Framework we were in the top 5 in the country for Mechanical Engineering.

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Industrial collaboration

We work with businesses locally and globally to keep our teaching and research relevant and innovative. Many of our collaborators provide internships or placements for our students.

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