Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) Add to your prospectus

  • Offers study abroad opportunities Offers study abroad opportunities
  • Opportunity to study for a year in China Offers a Year in China
  • This degree is accreditedAccredited

Key information


  • Course length: 4 years
  • UCAS code: H301
  • Year of entry: 2019
  • Typical offer: A-level : AAA / IB : 35 / BTEC : Not accepted without grade A in A Level Mathematics
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The MEng programme satisfies the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or European Engineer (EurIng).

Programme in detail

The programme follows the Mechanical Engineering BEng (H300) for the first two years.

In Years Three and Four students move on to study advanced engineering science and undertake a 300-hour individual research project on a topic of their choice. They can also choose their engineering specialism by selecting one of five thematic streams: biomedical engineering, materials engineering, manufacturing, management, or simulation and analytics. The most important element of the MEng programme is the two-year Capstone Project: a team project in which students design, build and race a single seat race car, a high speed bicycle or an underwater remotely operated vehicle; or in which students work with our industrial partners, alongside professional engineers, as they develop solutions to real industrial problems.

These projects are designed to transform student engineers into fledgling professionals: they are rewarding for the students, are valued by industry; and have been commended by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

Department Key Facts

Number of first year students

352 Year One undergraduates in 2017

UK league tables

Ranked 15th (Aerospace) in the Sunday Times/Times University Guide 2017

Graduate prospects

87% of our graduates are in work/study six months after graduation (DLHE201/16)

Why this subject?

Choose a degree that prepares you to be a modern engineer for the future

You'll benefit from research-led teaching, conducted in collaboration with industry, Government, research laboratories and academics.

Benefit from learning in outstanding facilities

Our £32 million redevelopment includes the award-winning Active Learning Laboratory, two research-standard full motion flight simulators (one of which is unique within the academic world), manufacturing robotics, wind turbines and a water flume.

Put your learning into practice through a year in industry

There is nothing like spending a year working in industry as part of your degree for consolidating your knowledge and giving you a head start in the job market after you graduate. A year in industry can be taken in all our programmes.

Shape our flexible programmes around you

Specialise in one discipline or develop a broad skill base across all engineering disciplines.

Gain professional accreditation

All our BEng/MEng degree programmes are accredited, or preparing for accreditation, by at least one professional institution, providing you with a solid foundation for your career. A MEng degree from Liverpool satisfies the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).