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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.

Undergraduate study

Our MEng courses give you advanced engineering knowledge complemented by practical and transferable skills, and the chance to gain professional experience during your degree. Find out more about our courses and read about our students' experiences.

Studying our mechanical engineering courses

As a mechanical engineering graduate, you could be designing low-carbon vehicles, testing new materials, advancing biomedical science or developing the aircraft of the future.

Enyo, Taylor and Alexandra share their experiences of mechanical engineering undergraduate study at Bath.

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Postgraduate degrees

You can improve your career prospects with our specialist master's courses and excellent PhD opportunities. Find out more about our MSc courses, research studentships or look for a PhD supervisor among our academic team.

Our research

Our research covers a full spectrum extending from fundamental investigations to applied research. We are active in areas including design and manufacturing, machine systems, solid mechanics, materials and thermofluids.

Work with us

From teaching and student projects to placements and research, there are many ways in which we collaborate with industry. We have links with local and international businesses of all sizes. Find out more about what we can offer your company.

Awards and accolades

Our rankings and achievements.

About us

We are a welcoming Department dedicated to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for all to study and work in. We have a reputation for outstanding teaching, innovative research and collaborative links with industry. We have over 100 academic and research staff, 1000 undergraduate students and 200 postgraduate students.

4 East University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Contact us

Contact our Department office with any general queries or our admissions team about our undergraduate courses.