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Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)




What will I learn?

Virtually any machine or process you can think of in modern life has benefited from the input of a mechanical engineer. Mechanical engineers are responsible for the analysis, design and manufacture of an enormous range of industrial products and systems; almost anything with moving parts, from washing machines and wind turbines to automobiles and aircraft. As a mechanical engineer, you will use your creative and inventive skills to design and improve products and processes alongside fundamental:- physics- complex mathematics- state-of-the-art engineering softwareStudying mechanical engineering will open doors to increasingly diverse fields, including: - bioengineering - medical engineering - nanotechnology - sports engineering - renewable energy **Ties to industry** Our Industrial Liaison Board includes senior representatives from important industrial companies. This has a strong influence on our curriculum and programme development. **Why Edinburgh?**We keep improving our curriculum and consult with:- our industrial partners- accreditation bodies- studentsIn this way, we make sure that our degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to develop a successful career in engineering.In the first years of the degree, we teach a solid foundation of mechanical engineering. Our courses are designed to improve your team-working and problem-solving skills. In later years, our degree gives you the flexibility to study specialist courses in areas you are most interested in. **Our community** We are also proud of the supportive community that our students and academics create.Edinburgh has a particularly active community and network of companies in fields related to mechanical engineering, which are deliberately located here, close to the talent of our graduates.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£32,200.00 (US$ 40,002) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

11 September 2023


Central area campus

George Square,


Edinburgh, City Of,

EH8 9JZ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Required subjects: A Levels: English Literature, English Language or combined English at B, and a language other than English at B. GCSEs: French at B or 6 (if not at A Level). English Language and English Literature GCSE, both at A or 7, are accepted in place of A Level English.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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