Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering is part of the School of Engineering and Computer Science, which sits within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

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Come to our next Visit Day on January 10 to find out more about this subject, our students and the University.


On a mechanical engineering degree at Hull, you’ll study with professional and practising engineers – equipping you with the knowledge and skills for a successful career.

Our industry-leading research feeds into our courses. We keep up-to-date with emerging technologies to ensure you'll receive expert teaching of the most advanced ideas and techniques.

Foundation year Year abroad Industrial placement Integrated Masters


Postgraduate Taught

Postgraduate Research


"I love it because I like being hands on, using these machines."

Jack Jamieson
BSc Mechanical and Energy Engineering


Hull is the ideal place to engineer your future. Our students make outstanding progress in their studies. And their student satisfaction levels and employment prospects are among the best in the country* for this subject area.

*Guardian University Guide 2018


Get involved in activities at the University ... and beyond. You could join our Formula Student Team and compete in Europe's most prestigious educational motorsport contest.


Mechanical engineering at Hull has a long history of accreditation from the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and the Institution of Engineering and Technology. We're currently undergoing re-accreditation for 2017/18.


Rated 10/10 for the progress our students make in their studies. (Guardian League Tables 2018)


Graduates in mechanical engineering enjoy excellent job prospects due to a national shortfall of skilled engineers. Recent career destinations for our graduates include research, design, product development, production and engineering management.

96% of graduates in work or further study within six months (HESA 2017)


Our research

Our research addresses some of the biggest issues of modern times. Being part of a general engineering school, we can assemble a diverse and complementary range of expertise, experience and facilities to solve problems and change lives for the better.

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The best way to see if the University of Hull is right for you is to come and visit us. We hold Open Days throughout the year. Book your place now - we'd love to meet you.