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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is the most versatile of the engineering disciplines and there exists a high and growing demand from industry for graduate Mechanical Engineers.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MEng (Hons)) Mechanical Engineering

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 years degree

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Pathways Available

International Foundation Year

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

Our accredited degree will place you at the heart of modern industry, providing career opportunities in sectors such as:

  • Aerospace, automotive and rail
  • Energy and power generation
  • Manufacturing engineering; product design, materials, production and processing

You’ll combine mechanics, materials science, thermofluids and computational methods to design, analyse and implement complex systems which are economic, reliable, efficient and sustainable.
On graduation you will be industry ready, with a grounding in engineering science and hands-on working knowledge of:

  • the core analytical and advanced scientific principles and methods underpinning mechanical engineering
  • applied prototyping and analysis for efficient computer-aided design and manufacturing
  • integrated skills for complex engineered systems, including communication and project management skills, as well as advanced model based systems analysis tools and techniques
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Important

You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

These courses are accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and can lead to Chartered Engineer (CEng) accreditation.

This course is recognised by ENAEE (European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education).

Your Pathways

The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences