Test the limits of what is possible, by bringing together creativity with maths and physics to design and manufacture machines, technologies and systems.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Our degrees prepare students for rewarding careers in engineering. We have a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and industrial collaboration.
Put your theory into practice with a year-long, paid placement during your engineering degree. You could earn between £14,000 and £25,000.
Projects are a core part of our undergraduate degrees. You'll work in teams and individually to develop your skills and use what you learn practically.
Sam Chung is the first in his family to go to university. He tells us how he's found life studying mechanical engineering at Bath.
Nia Simpson is taking her final-year mechanical engineering project, the Compact Cane, to the commercial market.
Find out about the MSc courses we offer in the Department.
We offer PhDs in a wide range of disciplinary areas covered by our research centres.
Find out about the latest funded and self-funded PhD project, scholarship and studentship opportunities in our Department.
Train to be part of the next generation of specialists with expertise in AI, its applications and its implications.
Our CDT goes beyond the traditional engineering disciplines to bring together students from backgrounds in sciences, mathematics and social sciences.
Our research activities and expertise include design and manufacturing, machine systems, solid mechanics, materials, and thermo-fluids.
Our modelling and testing methodologies have improved the manufacturing process of commercial aircraft wings, resulting in better quality parts.
Using metal powder laser melting, our research on industrial 3D printing has helped to improve processes and develop new products with our industrial partners.
Our partnership with Siemens has produced new engine components and tools for faster technology generation.
Learn how to operate, build and maintain your own unmanned aerial vehicle. Our courses blend academic rigour with professional aviation experience.
How your company can employ our multi-skilled engineering students for a year-long industrial placement.
From consultancy to student project work there are many ways to collaborate with us across our engineering and design departments.
Employ our students to work on a four to six-month project with your company and benefit from their technical skills and fresh ideas.
89% of our research was graded as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.