Mechanical engineering and mechatronics research degrees

Our postgraduate research in mechanical engineering and mechatronics including entry requirements for PhDs and other research degrees.

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Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics provides an exciting mix of research and teaching. Our staff make significant contributions to the field in research, teaching and knowledge transfer. Research is undertaken within four main groups:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
  • Innovative Engineering Design
  • Surface Engineering and Tribology

Within these groups, smaller specialised research sub-groups operate.

To learn more, please visit our Engineering research pages.

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and/or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

English language requirements

IELTS (overall) Reading Listening Speaking Writing
6.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6.0


We also accept other English language qualifications

You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you are a national of certain countries.

Don't meet the English language requirements?

English language programmes

Prepare for university study and benefit from extra English tuition with an English language programme.

Apply for a research degree

You can apply for a PhD or other postgraduate research degree using our Direct Application System.

We have three start dates per academic year.

PhD Mechanical Engineering

PhD Mechanical Engineering (part time)

The University of Dundee welcomes applications from disabled students.