Undergraduate Study


7th in the UK in The Complete University Guide 2019 for General Engineering

96% of Engineering students in graduate-level employment or further study within six months of graduating

Industry experience available to all students through summer placements or Year in Industry

Hands-on courses with an emphasis on practical project work using specialist equipment

Engineering at Exeter combines science, creativity and critical thinking to drive innovation and change in response to some of society’s biggest challenges.

We teach the full breadth of Engineering with classic options in Mechanical, Civil and Electronic, as well as the addition of Entrepreneurship and Management pathways that link Engineering with Business. A core first year gives you the reassurance and flexibility that you have made the right choice in your specialism.

We prioritise a hands-on approach to learning with a focus upon practical project work. We’ll support you in developing a creative, confident and logical approach to problem solving, making you a highly valued graduate and opening doors to a wide range of exciting careers.

I chose mechanical engineering at Exeter as the course allowed me to complete a placement during the summer break, gaining vital experience while counting towards my degree.

Exeter is a lovely city to live in. The centre of town is a short walk from campus making it easy to get around. It's also close to a number of surfing beaches, making it easy to drive to the beach of choice after lectures and surf for the afternoon.

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Studying MEng Mechanical Engineering