Bioengineering embraces a wide range of engineering and medical techniques - such as biomechanics, biotribology, biomaterials and biosensors - to help humans and animals to stay physically mobile for longer.
For example, through the design of new artificial joints, investigating new materials to assist in the repair of the soft tissues, and reviewing the effectiveness of rehabilitation treatment.
This professionally accredited degree will equip you to work in this fascinating area.
Studying at a top 10 UK university for mechanical engineering, you take specialist modules including:
You showcase your professional skills - including project management and the application of design methodology - through an industry-relevant team project in your final year.
Newcastle is ranked in the top 10 UK universities for mechanical engineering in The Guardian University Guide 2014 and The Complete University Guide 2014.
Mechanical Engineering at Newcastle also ranks in the top 200 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014.
All of our Mechanical Engineering students study the same broad programme for the first two years covering:
You will complete a number of design projects throughout your degree, designed to enhance your practical experience and industry knowledge:
Study at Newcastle and you will join a vibrant community in the School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering. We are based in the Stephenson Building, close to all the University facilities.
We have a wide range of state-of-the-art, specialist facilities to support your studies including:
This degree is approved by the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS) for entry to all technical corps.
Find out more on the Armed Forces page on our website.
We have strong links with local and national companies, leading to:
A high percentage of our teaching staff have worked in industry and/or still have contact with industry and can bring your teaching to life with real-world examples.