The major courses in the current program includes foundation courses in thermal sciences, metrology, kinematics and mechanisms, machine design, manufacturing, and control, as well as specialized courses in internal combustion engines, turbomachinery, power, and heating ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR).
Currently, there are six laboratories in the department:
Vehicle Research and Testing Laboratory (VRTL), Machine Design Laboratory, Biomechanics Laboratory, HVACR Laboratory, Power laboratory, and Instrumentation, Robotics Control Laboratory, along with more instructional laboratories and a Design Center
The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of the nine departments under the College of Engineering of the University of the Philippines Diliman. It provides programs for undergraduate and graduate students.