Manchester Metropolitan University: Department of Engineering

Manchester Metropolitan University
Department of Engineering 


About us
The Department of Engineering comprises more than 60 academic staff and post-doctoral researchers, supported by an experienced technical team and a wide range of specialist equipment and resources.

Our skills, expertise and experience are broad and span multiple disciplines, including:

  • Product design and engineering
  • Computer and network engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering.

We strive to align our research to the needs and challenges of industry and society, ensuring our research has a wide impact. Teaching and learning in the school are employability-focused, with a focus on practical skills and knowledge that reflects what students will do in engineering roles when they graduate.

Contact us
Tel: +44 (0)161 247 1022

Our courses
Our broad and flexible range of courses at postgraduate level have a strong emphasis on computer technology, computer-based design and the application of information technology in engineering.

Courses available for 2019 entry include:

And many more!

Industry placement opportunities
We also offer industry work placements on the courses below for you to gain hands-on experience and an inside knowledge of industrial practice.

Strengthen your skill set by spending time in real-life situations, applying the skills you have learnt throughout your academic studies in a practical industry environment. We have strong industry links with Bentley, Bosch, Siemens and Dyson and there are opportunities to work on real-life projects with industry-leaders.

Our courses with work placement options include:

Meet our students
Why study at Manchester Met? Find out what our students think below.


''One of the reasons why I chose my course was working with a multi-disciplinary engineering team. Manchester Met is really a good and supportive place to study electrical and electronics engineering.''
Mir Waleed Iqbal from Pakistan, BENG Electrical and electronics engineering



‘’One of my favourite facilities to use at University are the 3D printers. Since I have been trained for 3D printing by the University, I can use the 3D printers whenever I like for my university projects or my own personal ones, during university hours.’’
Eliana Fernandes from India, BEng Mechanical Engineering


Engineering Futures Yearbook
Meet our class of 2018! Here we present the fantastic project and design work of our newest graduates of the department of Engineering. This online gallery is a celebration of our graduates’ talent, creativity and potential.

Meet our graduates.

From healthcare engineering to new security screening techniques, our research has real-world impact and spans the breadth of modern engineering.

Research in the department focuses on solving practical problems through the expertise and experience of our academic staff. We work closely with industry partners both locally and nationally and are active in Knowledge Transfer Partnership schemes.

Research facilities include a dedicated £4m heavy engineering workshop for research in surface engineering, materials and dynamics and a £3m building housing our specialist facilities for work on bioengineering, exercise science and genetics.

Learn more about our research.

Our staff
Meet Dr Sravanthi Sashikumar - Head of Division, Mechanical Engineering.


‘’I teach Mechanical Science 1 (UKHE level 4 unit)Engineering Skills (UKHE level 4 unit)Vehicle Design (UKHE level 6 unit)Stress and Structural Analysis (UKHE level 6 unit)Structures and Materials Passive Safety and Crashworthiness of mobile vehicles Impact Dynamics’.’


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