Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

We are leaders in technological research and innovation, with extensive national and international industrial links, and a long-standing tradition of excellent teaching.

Why choose to study mechanical, electrical and/or manufacturing engineering with us?

We have a leading reputation

3rd in the UK for Electronic and Electrical Engineering – Guardian University Guide 2020
5th in the UK for Mechanical Engineering (Guardian University Guide 2021)
Top 10 in the UK for Manufacturing Engineering – The Complete University Guide 2021
Top 100 in the world for Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering – QS World Rankings 2020
Best in the world for the fourth time running for sports related subjects – QS World Rankings 2020

This is reflected in every single one of our master’s degrees

Through our research-led teaching and strong industry links with companies around the world, we take into consideration the needs of industry to ensure all of our graduates have the knowledge, skills and experience to have an effective and successful career in industry and further study.

Plus, you could also undertake a research degree

We're known for developing the world's top engineering talent

We develop and nurture the world’s top engineering talent. Every single one of our programmes is research-led to ensure our students have the most up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge required to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex world. We work closely with industry and integrate their requirements, as well as our own cutting-edge research, into our informed modules. This supports the technical and commercial needs of society and allows our graduates to extend the boundaries of current knowledge.

Baptiste Rabut

MSc Renewable Energy Systems Technology

The quality of teaching is very good, with challenging coursework and exams which at the end make you proud to have completed the degree.

...which is probably why our graduates are highly sought after

Due to their extensive knowledge and skills, graduates of our programmes are highly sought after by industry and commerce worldwide. Our graduates have gone on to undertake a variety of roles at companies including Accenture, Airbus, BAE Systems, Caterpillar, Cisco, EDF Energy, E.ON, Ford, Hewlett Packard, Huawei, IBM, Jaguar Land Rover, Mitsubishi, Rolls-Royce, Siemens AG, and Tata Steel, to name but a few.

You'll have access to fantastic facilities

Loughborough University recently invested over £70 million into developing the west side of campus, where the school is based. In particular we have improved our high-tech teaching and laboratory facilities which ensures you have access to specialist equipment which will benefit your individual and group project work, as it links to current research activities, allowing you to enter industry or further your academic study with the latest ideas and concepts.

The Wolfson School has 15,000m2 of facilities which cater for various research areas including, additive manufacturing, automation, dynamics and control, electrical power generation, engineering design, engineering management, fluid mechanics, healthcare engineering, intelligent transport, internal combustion engines, manufacturing, materials, mechatronics, metrology, optical engineering, product design, radio communications, renewable energy and energy storage, robotics, sports technology, structural integrity, systems and thermodynamics.

There are lots of extra-curricular activities for you to get involved with

At Loughborough University, we have over 150 student-led societies and sports clubs ranging from basketball and sailing to quidditch and video games for you to get involved with, outside of your studies.

There are also a range of engineering focused societies including Engineering Without Borders, Women in Engineering, Loughborough Space and Architecture.