Could you see yourself designing high performance bikes, working with racing car teams or producing ground breaking medical components? You could follow in the footsteps of some of our graduates and begin shaping your own exciting career in mechanical engineering. You will distinguish yourself professionally with a degree accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3) for Chartered Engineer status. You can apply to either of these institutions for membership as a Chartered Engineer. * Open the door to a successful future. Our graduates have gone on to work for Ferrari, Honda, British Cycling, Rolls-Royce, Williams Grand Prix Engineering, Activa, Babcock Marine, Princess Yachts and more. * Primed for your career: 82 per cent of our students are in a professional or managerial job six months after graduation. * Benefit from an optional 48 week paid work placement. * The 5-yearly re-accreditation of the degree with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on behalf of the Engineering Council to satisfy the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) is expected to be completed in 2018. * Develop a strong foundation in mechanical engineering principles and materials science. * Choose from specialist modules in composites engineering, design and manufacture. * Experience modern laboratory facilities for practical work which is a core part of the degree. * Benefit from working on industrially relevant problems within composite materials and design of composite structures.