Our masters course has been running for over 50 years making it one of the longest-established courses in the world, and our undergraduate course was set up in 2000 helping some of our graduates go onto clinical engineering positions in the NHS to, design consultancies, medicine, prosthesis manufacturers, car manufacturers as safety specialists, and others.
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.
What our students say
Read our student profiles to discover first-hand what it's like to study with us.
What we offer
Here in our Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences we have facilities for analysing, studying and testing and we offer employability and careers support to help get you ready for life after university.
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.
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. Our placements give a unique opportunity to have structured industrial (or clinical) experience across the UK and beyond, and ensures our graduates are in high demand.
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.
Surrey has long-established links with major biomedical engineering related companies and organisations such as:
- DePuy Synthes
- Eli Lilly
- GE Healthcare
- National Health Service
- Philips UK Healthcare
- Smith & Nephew
- Transport Research Laboratory
You have the opportunity to acquire international experience as part of your undergraduate and postgraduate studies, by taking advantage of exchange agreements with our partner universities.
Locations of our partner universities include Hong Kong, United States, Korea and Singapore.
Undergraduate open day
Scholarships and bursaries
Discover how we may be able to support your postgraduate studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University of Surrey and external providers.
Postgraduate open afternoon
Postgraduate subject brochure
What we are researching
We have a number of research areas within our group.