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.

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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.

Manufacturing Engineering, BEng Hons (Degree Apprenticeship)

Get a degree in the workplace. Learn about materials, manufacturing systems & project management with a degree apprenticeship in manufacturing engineering.

  • Mode: Degree apprenticeship
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Engineering; Engineering technology; Mechanical engineering

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering with Industrial Practice, MSc

Work on your own projects on our Master’s in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. Read more

  • Mode: Sandwich
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Engineering; Mechanical engineering

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, MSc

Work on your own projects on our Master’s in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Read more

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Engineering; Mechanical engineering

Mechanical Engineering (Extended), BEng Hons

This mechanical engineering degree includes a foundation year. Study topics in structural mechanics for work in the automotive and aeronautical industries.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time, Sandwich
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Engineering; Mechanical engineering

Mechanical Engineering Technology, BEng Hons

Our mechanical engineering technology degree covers engineering mechanics, product design and development, and computer-aided design. Learn more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time, Sandwich
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Engineering; Engineering technology; Mechanical engineering

Mechanical Engineering, BEng Hons

This mechanical engineering degree looks at areas such as structural mechanics and hydraulics for careers in manufacturing and aeronautical engineering.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time, Sandwich
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Engineering; Mechanical engineering

Mechanical Engineering, MEng

Study mechanical engineering from undergraduate through to master’s level. Explore mechanics, circuits and thermodynamics for a range of engineering skills.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time, Sandwich
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Engineering; Mechanical engineering

Product Design Engineering, MSc

Learn to design and develop the technological products of the future with our new Master's in Product Design Engineering. Study in London & Kent. Read more.

  • Mode: Full time, Part time
  • Location: Medway Campus
  • Subject: Engineering; Engineering management; Mechanical engineering

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.

Contact

fes_research_office@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

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

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Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

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.