Mechanical Engineering Design

BEng (Hons)

Key facts

Start dates

September 2023 / September 2024

Course length

Full time: 3 years, or 4 years sandwich

Part time: up to 8 years




School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics


Become an incorporated engineer, faster. Our Mechanical Engineering Design degree combines practical, hands-on learning with the essential theories for working in this industry. Then practice your new skills through our extra-curricular activities and specialist facilities.

You’ll learn how to become an inventive problem-solver. After reviewing a product, you’ll consider how to improve it and test your ideas using industry-standard software. Tools you’ll use include computer-aided design (CAD) and stress and analysis packages.

Our teaching staff are industry professionals and experts in their fields. You can apply their insights to your coursework and to your job applications when you graduate. Your analytical skills will be highly relevant to any other postgraduate study you choose to take.

Specific entry requirements

GCSE: Maths grade 5/B minimum; English Language grade 4/C minimum normally required