Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Science

Entry requirements

Typically you need a minimum of 2:2 honours degree in a relevant science or technology subject, such as physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, design technology or sports technology and A Level Maths or equivalent. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

If English is not your first language you must have an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Months of entry


Course content

This is an innovative course for graduates in science, technology, maths or computing, science and technology graduates who want to transition to a career in mechanical engineering. This is a globally recognised profession with a shortage of qualified practitioners in the UK.

If you already have a first degree in this subject, then you may be interested in our MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at https://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There is support available to help you afford tuition fees and living costs whilst your study at Hallam. Find out at https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding.

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit https://www.shu.ac.uk/international/fees-scholarships-and-discounts to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12-18 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations33
Written coursework / continuous assessment33

Course contact details

Sara Mountney
01142 256895