School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

10 Reasons to Choose the School

10 reasons to make us your first choice

There are a multitude of reasons to make Queen's your first choice; from our amazing reputation and heritage, to our world class facilities and research calibre. Our video highlights ten of the best reason's for you to join us...

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Heritage

With our subject formally established at Queens University Belfast in 1912 we have over 100 years of engineering pedigree.

A century of excellence!

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Research

Through our research led teaching you will be working with academics currently ranked 6th in the UK for research intensity [Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014].

Among the leaders in their field.

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Investment

We have recently completed a £17m investment in the refit of our laboratory & teaching facilities.

This is an investment in YOUR future.

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Industrial Engagement

Through our industrial collaborations in teaching and research we are heavily involved Northern Ireland’s primary industrial sectors.

Addressing societal needs through knowledge, skills and experience.

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People

Recognised for the kind nature of its people, Northern Ireland is a friendly, welcoming country.

We are also among the regions with the lowest living costs in the UK.

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Location

In 2016 Belfast was named the best UK city at the Guardian & Observer Travel Awards.

A great place to live.

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Quality

All of our Undergraduate and Postgraduate taught programmes are fully accredited by either the Institute of Mechanical Engineers or the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Building the foundations for Chartered status later in your career.

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Support

Through personal development planning with your tutor, we help to equip you for the workplace after graduation.

Developing the characteristics to get ahead in your professional life.

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Employability

We strive to produce the leaders of tomorrow through our employability and leadership programmes.

100% of our MEng graduates are in full time employment 6 months after graduation.

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Diversity

Our multi-national School proudly holds an ATHENA SWAN Silver award – acknowledging our inclusive ethos.

We provide a welcoming and supportive environment for all staff and students.