Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Undergraduate Courses

Join one of the most highly-skilled workforces in the UK by studying a mechanical or manufacturing engineering degree in Derby.

With world-leading engineering companies like Rolls-Royce, Toyota, Bombardier and JCB on our doorstep, you’ll be studying at the heart of the engineering industry at Derby.

You’ll benefit from the strong relationships we have developed with these companies and the relevant professional bodies. Commercial partners also set live projects, which will give you fantastic handson experience alongside your studies. 

Dr Sabuj Mallik, Head of Discipline of Engineering

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Why you should study Mechanical Engineering at the University of Derby

Facilities

The workshops at Markeaton street include a motorsport workshop, mechanical and manufacturing engineering workshop, wood workshop, metal workshop and crafts workshop.

Virtual tour of the Engineering workshops at Markeaton Street

What our Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering graduates do

Our expert teaching and professionally recognised qualifications will give you a great start in your future career.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

You could also go on to study our MSc Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering postgraduate degree and work towards becoming a Chartered Engineer.

Marzena Pawlik in the Engineering workshops

From undergraduate to academic: Marzena's Derby journey

Marzena's passion for Mechanical Engineering took her straight from her undergraduate degree to a PhD and then to a post-doctoral position to continue her research. She has recently gained a full-time lecturer position here at Derby and is excited to pass on her knowledge to current students.

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Undergraduate Open Days

The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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Student Showcase 2022

We're showcasing the work of some of our talented Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering students to celebrate their achievements over the 2021-22 academic year.

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Make it Real
at Derby

Our students, graduates and staff are people just like you. And they are making an impact in our region and around the world by using their knowledge and skills to drive innovation and change. You can be part of that story. We can make it real for you.

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