Thinking of becoming an engineer? Here’s why you should pick mechanical
05 May 22
“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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The University of Bolton has a rich history in engineering, having evolved from the Bolton Mechanics’ Institute which was founded in 1825. With a renowned reputation for excellence in Mechanical Engineering, being recognised and accredited by key professional institutions, it comes as no surprise that the engineering courses at the University are so well respected.
Our Mechanical Engineering course is one of the highest-ranked engineering courses at the University with:
With a mission to help address the UK’s shortage of engineering and technology graduates, the University of Bolton invests in educating students who go onto support the nation’s future economic growth by offering innovative teaching and learning in custom-designed, purpose-built facilities.
By focusing on the needs of industry and working to attract high-calibre applicants, the University aims to prepare the next generation of creative, ingenious problem solvers who are needed by employers.
The University of Bolton students will develop a strong theoretical framework and be provided with numerous opportunities for practical experimentation. Over the last 30 years, many corporate Engineering businesses have enrolled employees as part-time students at the University. At the University, we nurture and embrace these well-established links and networking opportunities with employers, to offer higher and degree apprenticeship courses. Employers recognise the industry-standard facilities and equipment on campus and see it as an excellent opportunity to better their workforce.
There are plenty of ways to get involved in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bolton, whether you are someone looking to change their career path or improve their skill set for the workplace. So if you’re interested in studying in our state-of-the-art facilities, alongside passionate and dedicated lecturers with heavy industry influence on experience, then take a look at one of our courses here.