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The theory we study is interesting, but it is when we get to apply the theory to something practical that the subject truly comes alive.

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Douglas Stridsberg

Mechanical Engineering MEng, Second year

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55% rated 4* (‘world-leading’) or 3* (‘internationally excellent’)

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Mechanical Engineering

Entry 2015

Mechanical engineering offers the exciting challenge of using mathematical and scientific knowledge to design and develop practical devices and machines. As the world's population grows and issues of energy consumption and transport demand become more pressing, innovation in this area is critical to our future.

Degree programmes

UCAS Degree programme Qualification Duration
H1NH Engineering (Mechanical with Business Finance) MEng 4
H301 Engineering (Mechanical) MEng 4
H1N3 Engineering (Mechanical with Business Finance) BEng 3
H300 Engineering (Mechanical) BEng 3


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First career destinations

  • Financial Analyst, Citibank (2012)
  • Product Cost Engineer, Dyson (2012)
  • Investment Banker, Citigroup (2011)
  • Graduate Engineer, Nissan (2011)
  • Graduate Project Manager, BAE Systems (2010)

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