Mechanical Engineering Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 62% 5% 6% £9250 £27400 176 Southampton On campus Full-time
Micro-mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) The University of York - 6% 7% £9250 £28800 142 York On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering/Materials with Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 83% 5% 5% £9250 £27400 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering / Sustainable Energy Systems with Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 81% 5% 5% £9250 £27400 167 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Staffordshire University 75% 0% 25% £9250 £16750 118 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) The University of Sheffield 93% 4% 3% £9250 £29110 170 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering including an Integrated Study Abroad Year (Yr 3 abroad) MEng (Hons) The University of Nottingham 75% 2% 3% £9250 £28600 156 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Placement Year and Foundation Year BEng (Hons) University of Southampton 83% 10% 0% £9250 £23620 165 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Derby 84% 0% 15% £9250 £14900 114 Derby On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with a Year in Industry) MEng (Hons) Queen's University of Belfast 71% 10% 0% £9250 £25300 169 Belfast On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Brighton 64% 5% 20% £9250 £13842 80 Brighton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering/Naval Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 81% 5% 5% £9250 £27400 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Bristol - 0% 5% £9250 £29300 208 Bristol On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) Imperial College of Science 83% 5% 5% £9250 £40940 220 London On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with Industrial Placement) MEng (Hons) University of Hull 72% 0% 2% £9250 £9250 £18300 £19500 130 Hull On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Enterprise Development BEng (Hons) Ulster University - 0% 6% £9250 £15840 £16320 132 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering/Materials MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 83% 5% 5% £9250 £27400 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) Edinburgh Napier University 70% 10% 2% £9250 £17580 158 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Exeter 81% 0% 0% £9250 £29700 158 Exeter On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Bradford 53% 10% 0% £9250 £22180 84 Bradford On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Sussex 82% 10% 5% £9250 £25000 129 Brighton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Placement BEng (Hons) Brunel University - 5% 3% £9250 £21470 £23615 135 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Glasgow Caledonian University 68% 0% 6% £9250 £9250 £14500 £15200 173 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering / Engineering Management with Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 83% 5% 5% £9250 £27400 142 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) Queen's University of Belfast 71% 0% 0% £9250 £25300 158 Belfast On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Management MEng (Hons) University of Aberdeen 81% 5% 6% £9250 £26100 £24800 164 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) University of the West of Scotland 77% 15% 5% £9250 £16000 156 Paisley On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) The University of Edinburgh 61% 5% 0% £9250 £34800 210 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University 71% 0% 8% £9250 £16100 136 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering including an Integrated Study Abroad Year BEng (Hons) The University of Nottingham 75% 2% 0% £9250 £28600 156 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 5% 3% £9250 £24048 180 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) The University of Edinburgh 55% 10% 0% £9250 £34800 200 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Business Finance MEng (Hons) University College London 69% 5% 5% £9250 £35000 197 London On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) Oxford Brookes University 61% 5% 26% £9250 £16900 107 Oxford On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 58% 5% 5% £9250 £27400 164 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons) The University of Sheffield 93% 4% 3% £9250 £29110 172 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with Foundation Year and Optional Year in Industry) BEng (Hons) Teesside University 97% 0% 15% £9250 £15000 109 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with Optional Year in Industry) BEng (Hons) Teesside University 97% 0% 15% £9250 £15000 109 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Oxford Brookes University 67% 5% 35% £9250 £16900 119 Oxford On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering including an Integrated Study Abroad Year (Yr 2 abroad) MEng (Hons) The University of Nottingham 75% 2% 3% £9250 £28600 156 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with Integrated Foundation Year) BEng (Hons) University of Bradford 64% 10% 5% £9250 £22180 86 Bradford On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering Including an Industrial year MEng (Hons) The University of Nottingham 82% 0% 2% £9250 £28600 196 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Brunel University - 5% 3% £9250 £21470 £23615 135 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year MEng University of Southampton 58% 5% 5% £9250 £23620 164 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) University of East London 70% 20% 10% £9250 £13920 96 London On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) University of Aberdeen 73% 0% 0% £9250 £26100 £24800 202 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Bournemouth University 80% 5% 20% £9250 £18800 101 Poole On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) De Montfort University 77% 7% 10% £9250 £9250 £15750 £16250 107 Leicester On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics MEng (Hons) University of Glasgow 82% 10% 0% £37000 £139650 238 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (Integrated Masters) MEng (Hons) De Montfort University 67% 11% 5% £9250 £9250 £15750 £16250 122 Leicester On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with an industrial placement year) MEng (Hons) University of Sussex 79% 0% 5% £9250 £25000 129 Brighton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Placement Year and Foundation Year MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 62% 5% 5% £9250 £23620 176 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Hull 67% 0% 0% £9250 £9250 £18300 £19500 137 Hull On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) Brunel University - 5% 3% £9250 £21470 £23615 135 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Robert Gordon University 85% 0% 10% £6750 £17150 176 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Queen's University of Belfast 65% 3% 5% £9250 £25300 152 Belfast On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons) University of Wales 66% 0% 21% £9000 £13500 163 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) The University of Edinburgh 45% 15% 5% £9250 £34800 191 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with placement year) MEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 82% 0% 0% £9250 £27250 193 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Aero-Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Strathclyde 55% 3% 5% £9250 £26700 177 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering / Computational Engineering and Design with Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 81% 5% 8% £9250 £27400 161 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 82% 0% 0% £9250 £27250 193 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) The University of Edinburgh 60% 10% 5% £9250 £34800 205 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with a Year in Industry) BEng (Hons) Queen's University of Belfast 60% 0% 10% £9250 £25300 141 Belfast On campus Full-time
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering MEng University of Strathclyde 81% 5% 0% £9250 £26700 231 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with placement year) BEng (Hons) Loughborough University of Technology 82% 0% 6% £9250 £27250 163 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) The University of Nottingham 80% 5% 0% £9250 £28600 183 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) University of East London 70% 20% 10% £9250 £13920 113 London On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons) University of Southampton 83% 10% 0% £9250 £23620 165 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (Including Foundation Year) BEng (Hons) University of South Wales 77% 6% 5% £9000 £12600 99 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Ulster University - 0% 6% £9250 £15840 £16320 131 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) Heriot-Watt University - 0% 5% £9250 £24048 189 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with Placement) BEng (Hons) Harper Adams University 91% 0% 5% £9250 £13250 133 Newport On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Aston University 69% 15% 0% £9250 £21100 131 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with an industrial placement year) BEng (Hons) University of Sussex 79% 0% 0% £9250 £25000 129 Brighton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng University of Bradford 64% 10% 5% £9250 £22180 84 Bradford On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Integrated Foundation Year BEng (Hons) University of Sunderland 93% 0% 10% £9250 £16000 86 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng Robert Gordon University 100% 0% 10% £6750 £17150 180 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Greenwich 53% 10% 5% £9250 £16150 £17000 127 London On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng University of Greenwich 45% 15% 5% £9250 £16150 £17000 123 London On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering with Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 81% 5% 5% £9250 £27400 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering/Sustainable Energy Systems MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 81% 5% 5% £9250 £27400 167 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with International Study BEng (Hons) University of Strathclyde 75% 3% 3% £9250 £26700 210 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering Design BEng (Hons) Oxford Brookes University 61% 5% 20% £9250 £16900 135 Oxford On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) The University of Nottingham 66% 0% 4% £9250 £28600 149 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) University College London 78% 5% 2% £9250 £35000 191 London On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) Cardiff University - 6% 0% £9000 £25450 £28200 142 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with Optional Year in Industry) MEng (Hons) Teesside University 98% 10% 0% £9250 £15000 124 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Robotics BEng (Hons) University of Sussex 75% 0% 10% £9250 £25000 139 Brighton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering / Mechatronics with Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 83% 5% 5% £9250 £27400 166 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering / Automotive with Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 100% 5% 5% £9250 £27400 190 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (Extended) BEng (Hons) University of Greenwich 45% 15% 10% £9250 £16150 £17000 93 London On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with Robotics (with an industrial placement year) BEng (Hons) University of Sussex 79% 0% 5% £9250 £25000 139 Brighton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) University of Sussex 72% 0% 0% £9250 £25000 129 Brighton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering / Computational Engineering and Design MEng (Hons) University of Southampton 81% 5% 8% £9250 £27400 161 Southampton On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (Year in Industry) MEng (Hons) Cardiff University - 6% 0% £9000 £25450 £28200 142 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year BEng (Hons) The University of Sheffield 93% 4% 0% £9250 £29110 150 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (Year in Industry) BEng (Hons) Cardiff University - 6% 0% £9000 £25450 £28200 142 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering BSc (Hons) University of South Wales 77% 6% 0% £9000 £12600 99 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Mechanical Engineering (with a placement year) BEng (Hons) Staffordshire University 75% 0% 15% £9250 £16750 118 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
65 /100
12042 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Mechanical Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29750 £31542 £37045
25-75 percentile range £25540 - £33016 £25315 - £38559 £29562 - £45197

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29612 £31501 £37588
25-75 percentile range £26513 - £33447 £25586 - £37487 £30075 - £45310

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Mechanical Engineering

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Mechanical Engineering who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Mechanical Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering Sector
  • Automotive Engineering Sector
  • Construction Sector
  • Energy Sector
  • Manufacturing Sector
  • Medicine Sector
  • Railway Engineering Sector
  • Sport Sector

Specialisations within Mechanical Engineering

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Machine Design and Solid Mechanics
  • Materials Engineering and Processing
  • Automation and Control
  • Thermal Engineering

Jobs of graduates of Mechanical Engineering (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Mechanical Engineering at Anglia Ruskin University

45% Elementary occupations
15% Information Technology Professionals
15% Teaching Professionals
10% Sales occupations
10%
10% Elementary occupations

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Mechanical Engineering in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Mechanical Engineering

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Mechanical Engineering, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Mechanical Engineering is the study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the design, development manufacture and operation of machinery.

The median salary of graduates of Mechanical Engineering was £29750 15 months after graduation, £31542 3 years after graduation and £37045 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Mechanical Engineering studies:
  • Master of Engineering (Honours) - MEng (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BEng (Hons)
  • Master of Engineering - MEng
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)