Mechanical Engineering at University of Surrey - UCAS

Course summary

Why choose this course Surrey’s mechanical engineering courses are designed to meet the rapidly evolving needs of modern society and are professionally accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. We are ranked Top 20 in the UK for mechanical engineering in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 and the Complete University Guide 2023. Our programmes provide broad engineering knowledge, leading to a wide range of possible careers. Mechanical engineers work in areas such as: Automation Fluid mechanics Mechanical design Robotics Stress analysis Sustainable materials. In addition to learning from internationally recognised academics, you’ll have access to industry-standard facilities, including our state-of-the-art Design Centre, materials testing laboratory and the UK’s only environmental wind tunnel. You can also take part in our award-winning Professional Training placements scheme, which give students industry work experience opportunities with leading organisations in the UK and abroad. Participating companies include: Arup BAE Systems Jaguar Land Rover Rolls-Royce. What you will study The course encompasses topics such as fluid-dynamics, stress analysis and numerical methods. In addition, you’ll receive training on the latest industry-standard design and solid modelling software, automated manufacturing techniques and sensors, actuators and advanced control systems, which drive modern mechanical engineering products. For your final year project, you may choose to make the most of Surrey’s partnership with the National Physical Laboratory. You could also explore the cross-disciplinary aspect of mechanical engineering, applying your skills in areas ranging from prosthetics to satellites. You can apply to study for either a BEng or MEng. The latter is a direct route to a masters qualification. Depending on your progress, you may have the option to switch between the BEng or MEng programmes during your studies.


To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure, assessment methods, contact hours and Graduate prospects.

How to apply

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Stag Hill
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with more than 140 nationalities playing a role in university life. Our International Recruitment team are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey. You can contact them via [email protected] Applicants who require a Student Visa to study in the UK: To apply for a Student Visa, you must have a Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) for the University you wish to study at. This is a unique number which will enable you to apply for your visa. The University is under no legal obligation to sponsor any individual and exercises caution with respect to issuing a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to avoid risking its status as a Student sponsor. Confirmation of Acceptance to Study (CAS) will be issued in accordance with the Student Route and CAS Issuing Policy, available at:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applications are considered on an individual basis, taking into account qualifications achieved, predicted grades, personal statement and academic reference. Conditional offers are specified in terms of required grades; we do not make offers in terms of overall UCAS tariff. We understand that predicted grades are an estimate and will consider applicants who have predicted grades that are a little lower than our published requirement. Any offers we make will align with the grades shown above unless a grade reduction can be offered under our Contextual Admissions policy or our In2Surrey scheme. Details can be found here: Applicants with a mixed qualification profile (e.g. those taking A-levels and BTEC qualifications) are encouraged to contact [email protected] for guidance on the grades accepted.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with 5.5 in each element

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

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Sponsorship information

The University of Surrey offers a range of scholarships and bursaries to support our students, please visit for more details.

Mechanical Engineering at University of Surrey - UCAS