Study

Our Centre is involved with some mechanical engineering undergraduate and research courses.

Undergraduate study

Our courses offer the chance to be involved in exciting hands-on practical projects, using the knowledge gained during your studies. Take a look at what we have to offer.

Outstanding teaching

Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Surrey delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

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Our mechanical engineering courses are ranked top five for materials technology in the Complete University Guide 2020 and top 50 for aerospace engineering in the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018.

View our undergraduate courses for 2019 entry. Find out more about applying to Surrey.

Professional Training placements

All of our undergraduate courses offer an optional Professional Training placement, which involve taking time out of studying to work in industry. You can do a placement here in the UK or you have the option to do your placement abroad.

Recognised as the Best University Placement Service (Over 500 Placements) at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards 2019; we will support you with your application and ensure you are gaining the experience you need in a supportive environment.

Study abroad

You have the opportunity to acquire international experience as part of your studies, by taking advantage of exchange agreements with our partner universities.

Locations of our partner universities include Australia, United States, Korea, and Singapore.

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PhD research

You'll be able to gain industry experience here within our Centre as well as having access to the other centres within our Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences.

What we are researching

We have a number of research areas within our Centre.

Studentships

The effect of non-neutral winds on wind power aerodynamics

Funding information:
University fees are fully covered with a stipend of £14057 per year, tax free, in line with research councils.

Advanced computer modelling of turbine stator well flow and heat transfer

Funding information:
This is a directly funded project subject to EPSRC eligibility criteria, fees and a stipend of £18,000 p.a. For UK students only.

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

Facilities

We have numerous wind tunnels including a meteorological wind tunnel and EnFlo tunnel which is one of few in the world which allow experiments to be carried out in controlled conditions simulating the Earth's atmosphere.

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