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Top 5 in the UK

Mechanical Engineering, The Guardian University Guide 2021

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Rewarding careers

Your degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills for an exciting career in an increasingly competitive job market

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Undergraduate degrees

Undergraduate degrees

Mechanical engineers are involved in the design and manufacture of almost everything. As a mechanical engineer you could become involved in design, manufacture, research, development, management or marketing. Our courses share a common first two years, which means you have the freedom to switch courses up until the end of your second year.

We also teach Product Design BSc and contribute to the multidisciplinary Mechatronics and Robotics MEng, BEng course.

Studying with us

Top 5

in the UK for Mechanical Engineering

The Guardian University Guide 2021

Careers and employability

University of Leeds students are among the top 5 most targeted by top employers according to The Graduate Market 2021, High Fliers Research.

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Welcome to the School of Mechanical Engineering

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Project work

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Industrial placement year

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Chimdirim Huldah Ani
Student | Automotive Engineering MEng, BEng
Formula Student might be the greatest thing to be created because it helps teach people like me a lot more about the field they aspire to be in.

Exceptional student experience

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of students and researchers who come from all over the world. You’ll be guided through your course by your personal tutor who’ll provide academic and pastoral support. Our student support team in the School helps with anything from academic advice to timetabling and project submission enquiries.

90% overall student satisfaction for mechanical engineering, National Student Survey 2020. Top 5 in the Russell Group.

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Find out what our students say about their experience studying at the University of Leeds.