Top 5 universities to study Mechanical Engineering in the UK

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Mechanical Engineering applies the principles of engineering, physics and mechanics and every year thousands of international and EU students from choose to study Mechanical Engineering in the UK.

All UK universities provide state-of-the-art facilities and fantastic learning environments and in the Guardian 2016 University Subject Guide, these are the top five places to study Mechanical Engineering in the UK.

Imperial College London

One of the most renowned universities in the world, Imperial College London’s Mechanical Engineering department is ranked first in the Guardian (alongside Leeds) and second in the Times. Undergraduate, postgraduate, research and PhD programmes are available.

Fees for International students:

  • Undergraduate 2016: £26,500
  • Postgraduate 2016: £27,900

University of Leeds

Tied at the top of the Guardian rankings with Imperial College London but scoring marginally better in the area of student satisfaction, the University of Leeds won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2009 for services to Engineering and Technology and now offers both BEng and MEng in various branches of the profession.

Fees for International students:

  • Undergraduate 2016: £19,000
  • Postgraduate 2016: £19,500

University of Bath

Ranked number one for student satisfaction, the University of Bath has strong industry link and is widely acknowledged for its fantastic research programmes. The University offer MSc in Automotive Engineering, Engineering Design, Innovation and Technology Management, and Mechatronics.

Fees for International students:

  • Undergraduate 2016: £18,500
  • Postgraduate 2016: £19,800

University of Southampton

The University offer a 3-year BEng which covers traditional core subjects of Mechanical Engineering, while a student can also choose 4-year MEng; the first two years will consist of basics of Mechanical Engineering and the latter half will prepare students for their Masters. 95% of Southampton graduates in Mechanical Engineering were in employment six months within graduation.

Fees for International students:

  • Undergraduate 2016: £18,910
  • Postgraduate 2016: £18,910

University of Sunderland

Recent graduates from the University of Sunderland are working with the likes of Rolls Royce, Nissan, Jaguar, Press Constructions and many more. The University is also much affordable than many of its counterparts, but does only offer an undergraduate (BEng) degree.

Fees for International students:

  • Undergraduate 2016: £10,500

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