Why choose Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical engineering is an innovative profession that turns ideas into inventions. 

Our Mechanical Engineering staff work closely with a range of industries, which informs the practical problems used when teaching our degree students.

We have close interaction with large companies such as Tata Steel and Ford, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. Across the UK and overseas, there is or has been recent work with companies such as:

Astra-Zeneca - British Aerospace - Qinetiq -GKN - Rolls-Royce - SKF - Freeport - One Steel - Barrick Gold

Mechanical Engineering at Swansea University is recognised as one of the Top 200 departments in the world (QS World Subject Rankings).

Our Graduates

Our graduates go on to have interesting and varied careers at companies such as:

Tata Steel, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Land Rover, BP, GE Aviation, Ford and Babcock International Group.

100% of our graduates are in work or further study 6 months after graduating with their average salary being £25,000 (16/17 Graduate DLHE). 

See what it is like to study engineering at Swansea⬇️

Mechanical Engineering is Accredited by...

Engineering Council Logo
IMechE logo
IED logo