Our Mechanical engineering degrees have been accredited by the IMechE and the Energy Institute. This means that industry recognises they meet the highest standard of education and provide a route to achieving Chartered Engineer status.
Our mechanical engineering department has strong links with major international industries such as EON, EDF, Doosan Power Systems, Tata Steel, Airbus and GDF Suez. We work closely with them to ensure that our courses are kept up-to-date, relevant and challenging.
Our mechanical engineering facilities are the standard you would expect to see and use in the workplace. They include well-equipped computer rooms using state-of-the-art design and analysis software, and dedicated project and workshop spaces. We have our own augmented reality welding training simulator, flight simulator, wind tunnels and gas turbine plant.
You can gain free professional membership of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). This membership gives you many benefits such as access to online resources and invitations to local and national events, including technical seminars and conferences, all of which can help to give you a competitive career advantage.
Our mechanical engineering department has strong links with major international industries such as EON, EDF, Doosan Power Systems, Tata Steel, Airbus and GDF Suez. We work closely with them to ensure that our courses are kept up-to-date, relevant and challenging, ultimately giving you the greatest chance of future employment.
Undertaking a work placement is a great chance for you to apply your current skills and gain new ones from a real-world setting, as well as putting you ahead of the competition when you graduate.
At USW we create graduates who are prepared for tomorrow. We offer learning that reflects employer demands, and equip our students with the skills and experience to succeed. We produce employment-ready graduates who are a step ahead of their competitors.
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