Mechanical engineers transform pioneering ideas into ground-breaking inventions. The discipline helps to invent, design and manufacture many of the machines we use on a daily basis.
Our Mechanical Engineering degree prepares you for a rewarding career in a range of engineering sectors.
As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of advanced equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the wider industry.
WHY MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AT SWANSEA?
Engineering at Swansea University has a strong reputation and attracts students from across the world.
Mechanical Engineering is ranked 9thin the UK by The Times Good University Guide 2019
Within six months of graduating, 100% of Mechanical Engineering graduates are employed or in further study (16/17 Graduate DLHE)
This course offers you the opportunity to spend a YEAR IN INDUSTRY (UCAS H306), in the UK or overseas, giving valuable workplace experience as well as a salary that is currently over £15,000 on average. Support and guidance is provided to help secure your placement.
We also offer you the option to spend a YEAR ABROAD (UCAS H309) at a partner university which enriches the degree, giving you a valuable cultural experience which can broaden your horizons when seeking employment.
YOUR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE
You will work closely with our state-of-the-art facilities throughout your time in Swansea.
These include a dynamics mechanics laboratory, a fluids laboratory and our JetCat P120 engine test room. We also have cutting edge units for digital manufacturing and robotics.
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Mechanical Engineering graduates are set on course for a range of stimulating career opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles: