We are among the UK's top five for graduate employment (Unistats 2011). Our graduates work for UK and international companies including:
- Rolls-Royce Aerospace Engines
- Jaguar Land Rover
- McLaren Automotive
- Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Chartered mechanical engineers earn an average of £50,000 a year (Connexions) and can pursue a range of careers.
Our undergraduate MEng programmes will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to build a successful career in engineering.
Nationally we are ranked in the top three departments for Mechanical Engineering (The Sunday Times University Guide 2012) and top five in the National Student Survey 2011.
We offer the following MEng programmes, all of which are accredited by the Engineering Council:
- Aerospace Engineering
- Automotive Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering with Advanced Design and Innovation
- Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management
- Mechanical Engineering
We also offer a joint programme with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering:
All our programmes include optional, year-long, paid placements.
Further detail on programme content can be found in the programme and unit catalogues.
Why Mechanical Engineering?
There is little in life that doesn’t rely on mechanical engineering. Whether it is your mp3 player or the car that you drive, mechanical engineering supports a whole host of industries from medicine to manufacture, renewable energy to Formula 1.
Why choose Bath?
Our teaching is delivered by experienced academic staff, all of whom are at the top of their field.
Our programmes follow a common first two years after which you can choose from a variety of areas in which to specialise, whether to focus on a particular area of interest or widen your horizons to business and management.
Our teaching methods largely centre on the practical application of engineering theory. Individual and group project work in years 3 and 4 allow you to apply your academic knowledge to real life industrially relevant problems as well as sharpen your analytical, presentation and communication skills.