Summary: This programme provides the knowledge and skills required to enter industries such as aerospace, robotics, automotive, manufacturing, medical, marine, rail, renewable energy, oil and gas, power and process. Course details: The University has exceptional links with local engineering companies allowing you to enhance your experience and employability through placements and professional mentoring schemes. After the course: Graduate mechanical engineers can seek employment in almost every sector of industry, including: automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, marine, medical, rail, power, processing, chemical, oil and gas, and food production industries. Starting salaries for graduate mechanical engineers can reach £28,000, increasing to £60,000+ when a senior level is reached (prospects.ac.uk, 2016). Mechanical engineering degree courses at Teesside University have a strong employability record - 90% of respondents to the latest available Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE 2014-15) (unistats) said they were in work or further study within six months from graduating.