What will I learn?

This degree is for those who want a traditional mechanical engineering curriculum but have an interest in life sciences and non-conventional engineering problems. The course has been developed to enhance your employability, providing you with the additional technical skills required by the biomedical and healthcare industries. You'll also be attractive to employers in more traditional mechanical engineering routes. The learning and assessment percentages could vary depending on the modules you choose. On completion of this course our graduates have gone on to careers in manufacturing, transport, power generation or engineering consultancies. Many work with prestigious companies such as Rolls-Royce, Airbus, Atkins, Siemens, Arup, Jaguar Land Rover, Interfleet Technology, Network Rail and Transport for London.

Which department am I in?

Mechanical Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£22,600.00 (US$ 28,749) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 September 2020


Main Site

Western Bank,


S10 2TN, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have a minimum of three Advanced Placement Tests (APs) in relevant subjects, achieving grades 4 or 5. They should also have High School Diploma with a GPA of 3.0+ PLUS either SAT at 1290+ (With a minimum of 620+ in Maths and 660+ in evidence-based reading and writing) (students that took the SATs previous to 2016 will require 1800+ (minimum 600 in each component) OR ACT Composite Score of 27 or above.

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About this uni

Russell Group member, Sheffield, is a world top 100 university (QS 2019) and among the top 50 most international universities in the world (THE 2018).

  • Ranked among the top 100 universities in the world
  • Member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group
  • Number one students’ union in the UK for 10 years
  • Number one in the north of England for graduate employability