Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Ranked 5th for Mechanical Engineering
The Times Good University Guide 2013
The School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering is a leader in technological research and innovation, with extensive national and international industrial links, and a long standing tradition of excellent teaching.
Six MSc postgraduate degree programmes provide specialist learning in a range of design, manufacturing, mechanical, and sustainable engineering disciplines, with over 200 students registered each year.
Our Industrial Advisory Committee, comprising of engineers at senior levels in the profession, ensures that our programmes contain the optimal balance of subjects and industrial relevance, with degree content accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
The School has three of the UK manufacturing research centres (Electronics Manufacture, Intelligent Automation, Regenerative Medicine) and is a lead governing partner in the newly formed UK Manufacturing Technology Centre.
Our current research portfolio extends to £50M+ of concurrent funding spread across ten internationally leading research groups.
The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise placed us top of our unit of assessment. 70%+ of our research is classed as international / world class level, and we collaborate with some of the world’s best known companies including adidas, Aston Martin, BAE Systems, Caterpillar, Ford, GSK, JCB, Lotus, and Rolls-Royce.
We offer outstanding UK / EU and international students funded PhD opportunities at the very forefront of technology and a number of these places go to students who have completed their MSc studies with us.