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 requirements
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.
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