Summary: Mechanical engineering is recognised as one of the broadest of the engineering disciplines and offers a wide variety of career options. Course details: Our accredited BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering prepares you for high earning potential as a professional engineer. This programme takes advantage of the University's location in a major industrial centre by providing practical activities in the field and a number of opportunities to engage with industry.Teesside University is a natural choice if you are seeking the skills and knowledge required for employment in industries including aerospace, automotive, marine, manufacturing, medical, rail, renewable energy, oil and gas, power and process. 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.