We are truly international

As a student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering you will be part of a diverse global community.

The University of Sheffield has a thriving community of over 5000 international students from 125 countries, making the University and our Department a cultural, friendly and vibrant place to study.



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It's not just our students who come from all over the world either, many of our academic teaching staff are from overseas, giving our course content international relevance.

Our teaching staff are from a broad range of backgrounds, with many having significant industrial experience, giving you a diverse perspective on all aspects of Mechanical Engineering and its related industries.

The Department has a strong reputation for producing world-class research and is currently engaged in international collaborative research in areas such as biomechanics, additive manufacturing and dynamics.

All of our degrees are open to international students, and our international graduates go on to excel in their career of choice.

Employers around the world know that a degree from Sheffield is a mark of quality, with recent graduates from our MEng and BEng programmes going on to work in companies such as Rolls-Royce, Jagua Landrover and Boeing.

Find out more about fees and scholarships at the University of Sheffield here.





Engineering Excellence Scholarships

Engineering at Sheffield is offering a number of scholarship awards to international, undergraduate students with established and continued academic excellence. Students meeting the award criteria will receive the award on entry – amount dependent on academic achievement as follows:
• A*A*A* - £3000
• A*A*A - £2000
• A*AA - £1000
Students who maintain excellence throughout their chosen degree programme will receive an additional £1000 award year on year.

Find out more about the scholarship here.




Departmental Language Programme

Image of ELTC studentsThe Department of Mechanical Engineering in collaboration with the Departmental Language Programme (from the English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC)) offers language and academic literacy skills development opportunities for Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught or Postgraduate Research students. These opportunities can include:

• Courses
• Tutorials
• Workshops

The ELTC tutor assigned to your department can help you further improve your language and writing skills within your subject area. For more information and to sign up for courses, please visit the DLP Website or email dlp.eltc@sheffield.ac.uk