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Mechanical Engineering at Manchester
Hear from some current students and staff.
Find out more about the exciting opportunities a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Manchester brings.
Meet one of your lecturers
Meet Dr Philip Bonello, a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, and stream his taster session on mechanical systems.
Discover who we are
We love helping students to discover their passion for Mechanical Engineering here in our Department.
A playground for engineers and material scientists
The largest UK university engineering building in the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
Welcome to your new home of engineering and material science. Within the walls of this new campus, you will be able to enjoy innovative learning spaces and modern facilities that will enhance your university experience, in time for our full opening in September 2022.
Meet the architect
Otto Diesfeldt, one of the architects behind MECD gives us his first impression of the completed building.
The future of learning
Find out about our revolutionary blended learning facilities and study spaces
The student perspective
Students share their impressions of what blended learning looks like and the benefits they feel will help them during their studies.
Peer assisted study scheme sessions offer you the opportunity to gain support, advice and help with your studies from students. These students have been in the same position as you, and are able to share their experience.
Student life at Manchester
Why I chose to study at Manchester
Rutvik Perera, Mechanical Engineering
Rutvik chose Manchester because of the city’s connectivity and affordability (“cheaper than London!”), and enjoys the variety and flexibility of his course… plus getting to grips with the incredible equipment we have here.
Mechanical Engineering society
Connect with Mechanical Engineering students and alumni to make friends as well as start creating professional networks in industry.
Careers and employability
Supporting your future
Career opportunities for mechanical engineering graduates are as diverse as the field itself. You could be coming up with new ideas or managing complex systems. Our graduates go into careers in the automotive, biomechanics and manufacturing industries, as well as further study or research.
- Employability rate: 95% (15 months after the course, source Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
- Average salary: £28,000 (15 months after the course, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
VIDEO: Engineering alumni panel
Watch the recent engineering alumni panel where our alumni talk about their time studying at university and their careers since.
My graduate journey
Graduate Alice completed a graduate scheme with Schneider Electric that exposed her to different areas of and roles in engineering.
Events for offer-holders
Parents and carers event
We will be hosting a dedicated short evening session (5-6:30pm) for parents / carers and supporters for courses within the School of Engineering on 27 January 2022.
This session will enable parents/carers and supporters to find out more information and ask questions about your chosen course and the University.
Mechanical Engineering - on demand
Revisit your Mechanical Engineering session from the recent virtual undergraduate open day.
Courses within this subject area
Remind yourself how much your course at Manchester has to offer you.
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