Mechanical, marine and materials engineering

Why Plymouth?

  • 6 The University of Plymouth has been named eighth in the world – and best in the UK – for the quality and impact of its marine and ocean engineering research (ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019)
  • 6 Flexible transfer between BEng and MEng
  • 6 Choose between civil and mechanical routes at the end of your first year
  • 6 Optional year in industry
  • 6 Industrial mentoring scheme
  • 6 100% of MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering students said that “staff are good at explaining things” (UNISTATS, 2019)
  • 6 BEng leads to Incorporated Engineer status (IEng)
  • 6 MEng leads to Chartered Engineer status (CEng)
  • 6 Engineering Council and Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) accredited degrees

Which undergraduate course?

MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering 
Using applied mathematics, physics and material science to lead the design of artefacts, systems and processes for real world application. 

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
Using applied mathematics, physics and material science to design artefacts, systems and processes for real world application. 

MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Composites
Study mechanical engineering to an advanced level, with specialist expertise in composite materials.

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Composites
Study as a mechanical engineer, focusing on the application of novel composite materials.

Which postgraduate programme?