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.
You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and/or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.
English Language Requirement: IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in the written component and no less than 5.5 in any other component, if your first language is not English. Please check our Language Requirements page for details of equivalent grades from other test providers, and information about the University of Dundee English Language courses.
English language pre-sessional programmes
We offer pre-sessional programmes which are designed to prepare you for university study, the 24 week and 10 week programmes provide additional English language tuition for students who do not meet our minimum English language requirements by up to 1.0 IELTS and 0.5 IELTS respectively. Successful completion of these programmes guarantees progression to various degrees at the University of Dundee as long as you hold a relevant offer.
Applying for a research degree
Use UCAS Postgraduate to apply for a research degree. Please read the guidance on filling in your UCAS Postgraduate application before proceeding with your application.
- PhD in Mechanical Engineering & Mechatronics
- Non-graduating research in Engineering, Physics & Mathematics (6 months or more)
- Non-graduating research in Engineering, Physics & Mathematics (less than 6 months)
Professor Amin Abdolvand
Associate Dean for Research
School of Science and Engineering