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Careers and your future in Mechanical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering department at Brunel has a reputation for developing highly employable graduates, ready to meet the challenges of today’s workplace.

Our graduates are well-regarded and in high-demand, some 85% of them are in a professional or managerial job six months after finishing their course*.

They work in exciting industrial, commercial and public sector areas including: aviation, automotive design, building services, energy and environmental engineering, gas and water supply, oil production, mining and mineral processing, nuclear power, patent engineering, pharmaceutical engineering, banking, biomedical, the armed forces and the railways.

The Mechanical Engineering department at Brunel has well-established links with the working world and as a Mechanical Engineering student, you will get invaluable industrial and commercial insight from these work experiences. Our courses are professionally accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and our MEng sandwich programme gives you a fast-track route to chartered engineering status.

When you study Mechanical Engineering, you will receive plenty of support and guidance when it comes to your personal and professional development. You will benefit from the assistance of a personal tutor, a dedicated careers adviser, and access to workshops and masterclasses to help find the best path for you.

*(Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey 2015/16)

One of the biggest reasons that I chose Brunel was because it stood out to me as an engineering university with strong associations and links to various companies, locally and worldwide, making the graduate opportunities second to none.
Asad, Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics BEng

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