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BSc (Hons) MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH FOUNDATION YEAR

The field of mechanical engineering is remarkably diverse and competitive nowadays, but this degree will get you prepared for a volatile labour market and can ensure your professional success in the field. Mechanical engineers will always be in demand across the world, as they play a vital role in the design and implementation of moving parts in a wide range of fields and industries.

This course will teach you about applying mathematical and statistical methods and tools in the process of analysing and solving complex engineering issues. You will also learn how to manage workloads and how to communicate, besides acquiring the fundamentals of the engineering field and its principles.

Course duration: 4 years

Start dates: January/April/August/September

These are some of the most popular career options among the graduates of this degree:

  • Aerospace engineer
  • Automotive engineer
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Construction engineer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Management consultant
  • Electronics & Information Technology
  • Robotics
  • Thermal Engineer

Minimum age: 18 years

Applicants must provide proof of highest qualification obtained (e.g. high school diploma/baccalaureate/level 3 diploma) or relevant work experience

Students from abroad must demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of English

Students must attend an interview with a member of the admissions team

Students must bring original diplomas at the time of registration

Throughout the 4 years, students will go through a large number of modules, focusing on different areas and sub-fields of engineering. Some of these modules are:

  • Foundation Principles
  • Engineering Study Skills
  • Engineering Technology
  • Engineering Environement
  • Engineering Principles
  • Projects & Systems
  • Graphical Communication and Computer Modelling
  • Engineering Applications
  • Mechanics of Materials and Machines
  • Thermofluids and Control Systems
  • Engineering in Business and Society
  • Modelling & Analysis
  • Finite Elements and Difference Solutions

The modules are placed in 3 categories – namely core, optional and electives. 

 

This course proposes a wide range of assessment methods and techniques meant to help students develop essential skills that are required for any workplace in the field. Traditional written examinations do not exceed 30% of the total percentage of different evaluation methods, as the focus is rather placed on coursework and practical exams. Assessment methods are specific to the particular learning outcome of a certain module and the content being assessed. Summative assessments may consist of projects, design reports, portfolios, presentations, etc.

Self-Funding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK.

The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Funds – Student Finance England

If you are a UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on an Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances.

Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider.

Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.

Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

 

This specific degree is well recognised nationally and internationally, so you will have the opportunity to explore a number of careers in the engineering sector after graduation. Aerospace, automotive, chemical, construction, medicine, electrical and consumer goods are some of the up-and-coming sub-fields of engineering. Additionally, you can also further your studies with a master’s degree which will increase your chances of landing a top job even more.

You can use the below calculators to estimate how much Maintenance Loan you’ll get and how much you will pay monthly. Just enter your household income, where is your university and if you live with your parents.

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