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Mechanical Engineering Degrees

Have you ever dreamed of building a robot or designing an aircraft? Have a passion for racing cars and want to be part of a Formula 1 development team? Maybe you’re fascinated by nanotechnology, developments in cleaner and more efficient energy use, or even the study of sound pollution and sound-proofing. Want to make a contribution to the development of sustainable energy or be a part of the creation of more advanced forms of artificial intelligence? If any of the above grabs your attention, then maybe you should consider a mechanical engineering career – starting with a mechanical engineering degree.

Key Skills

Common skills gained from a mechanical engineering degree include:

  • Technical expertise
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Very strong numeracy
  • Data analysis
  • General IT skills
  • Self-management, including planning and meeting deadlines
  • Professional communication, spoken and written
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity and integrated problem-solving
  • Computing and enterprise
  • Awareness of relevant contexts, including business and environmental issues