School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

About the School

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The home of world leading engineering, we have an international reputation for being at the forefront of technological innovation and for maintaining extensive links with industry.

The Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering is one of the biggest engineering schools of its kind in the UK.  We aim to provide international leadership in research and innovation and an unrivalled educational experience. 

Our graduates are testament to our success, helping to provide industry with the skills and knowledge to give them the competitive edge required to succeed in the 21st century.

In addition to holding two prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize we are home to two EPSRC National Centres, for Innovative Manufacturing in Regenerative Medicine and for Innovative Manufacturing in Intelligent Automation.

Our industrially focused research enables us to work with some of the world’s most renowned engineering companies.  Our current research portfolio value is £45 million.   

Why choose us?

  • 4th in the UK for Mechanical Engineering- The Guardian University Guide 2023
  • 5th in the UK for student experience in Electronic & Electrical Engineering- The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
  • Top 10 in the UK for Manufacturing and Production Engineering- The Complete University Guide 2023
  • Top 10 for Graduate Prospects in Mechanical Engineering- The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
  • Top 100 in the world for Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing EngineeringQS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
  • 1st in the world for sports-related subjects- QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017-2022
  • 100% of research impact rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent,’ REF 2021

Athena Swan Bronze award

Contact us

The Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Loughborough University
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3TU