Summary: Our Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) accredited BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree will set you on the path for high earning potential as a professional engineer. Course details: The North East is a major centre for industries constantly seeking well-qualified mechanical engineering graduates, and this programme takes advantage of the University's location by providing you with significant practical elements and opportunity to engage with industry. Teesside University is a natural choice if you are seeking a solid base of engineering knowledge and skills for a wide range of industries such as aerospace, automotive, marine, renewable energy, oil and gas, and process industries. Salaries vary from company to company and some sectors attract higher salaries, according to demand. Teesside University has exceptional links with local engineering companies, allowing you to enhance your experience and employability. 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.