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 £16,000 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.
Team Bath Heart is the UK’s only team in international ‘Heart Hackathon’
Nia Simpson is taking her final-year mechanical engineering project, the Compact Cane, to the commercial market.
TBRe is set to enter four international Formula Student competitions in 2023
Find out about the MSc courses we offer in the Department.
Find out about the latest funded and self-funded PhD project, scholarship and studentship opportunities in our Department.
Study a master’s with a unique project-driven approach to learning with a focus on systems thinking and sustainability in the automotive sector.
Inspiring and working with the next generation of leaders to pioneer and shape the transition to clean, sustainable, affordable mobility for all.
We train the next generation of specialists with expertise in AI, its applications and its implications.
Find a research degree or project to match your interests, with courses available across all departments.
Our research activities and expertise include design and manufacturing, machine systems, solid mechanics, materials, and thermo-fluids.
An inspirational project led by our Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Health will get underway to improve support for amputees in need of prosthesis.
Bath & IAAPS researchers selected as partners on £12.7m HEIDI project
Engineering researchers will continue our collaboration with the RUH by seeking to use AI to find blood clots
Changes within industry needed to reach Net Zero targets could cost less than expected, but may impact competitiveness of some sectors, Bath academics find
Undergraduate research conducted in a kitchen during lockdown could reduce food waste and help keep veg in prime condition for longer
How your company can employ our multi-skilled undergraduate and postgraduate engineering students for professional placements.
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.