Mechanical engineering

Study mechanical engineering at our Medway Campus, the only university in Kent that offers degrees in all engineering disciplines, and benefit from our strong links with local industry.

Live to innovate

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Our courses

You can study for a mechanical engineering degree in a number of ways: full-time, part-time, or a sandwich course with an industry placement. We offer a four-year course which leads to a Master’s degree and an extended degree, which includes a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study.

Discover our Medway Campus

The Faculty of Engineering and Science is located in Chatham, Kent. Get a sense of what our Medway Campus is all about.

Communities and societies

Our active student-led societies offer a space for personal and academic growth, as well as new opportunities to make lasting friendships. Students can take part in activities throughout the year, both through the department and via the wider Students’ Union.

Take a Virtual Tour

Our virtual tours are a great way to get a feel for where you'll be studying. Explore the facilities we have on offer below.

Research and partnerships

Professor James Gao is a world-class academic with an international reputation in manufacturing engineering, particularly in the application of information and communication technologies (ICT) in the manufacturing industry.

Join us as a research student

If you have a research proposal related to mechanical engineering, we can help you apply to the university and find the appropriate supervisor.


Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

Find out more

Greenwich Research & Enterprise


020 8331 7867

GREat talks at Medway

We run a series of free public lectures covering an extensive range of topics affecting our society and environment today.

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