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BEngMechanical Engineering

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This degree covers all the essentials with an emphasis on modelling and design. You’ll be introduced to the role of engineering in business and management, and you’ll complete an individual project in an area that interests you.

In the first five semesters, you’ll follow a core syllabus in the fundamentals of mechanical engineering, mathematics and management. Modules cover mathematics, applied dynamics, mechanics of fluids, mechanics of solids, applied thermodynamics, mechanical behaviour of materials, and electrical and electronic engineering.

Your final semester includes an individual project on a topic of your choosing. Depending on your performance, you may be able to switch to the MEng degree at the end of your second year.

All our students also take the Global Engineering Challenge. Working with students from other engineering courses, you’ll have to find creative solutions to problems. The project looks at challenges faced by communities throughout the world. It’s designed to develop you as a professional engineer and get you thinking about sustainable solutions.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Engineering Mechanics
Essential Mathematical Skills & Techniques
Matter, Flow and Energy
Design Skills
Design and Manufacturing
Laboratory Skills for Mechanical Engineers
Materials Under Stress
Global Engineering Challenge Week

Optional modules:

Engineering Techniques and Manufacturing Technology

Second year

Core modules:

Computational and Numerical Methods
Design of Engineering Components
Design of Structures, Machines and Systems
Dynamics of Structures and Machines
Electric Circuits
Finance and Law for Engineers
Fluids Engineering
Heat Transfer
Materials Processing
Mathematics for Engineering Modelling
Mechanics of Deformable Solids
Project Management and HRM for Engineers
Engineering – You’re Hired

Third year

Core modules:

Investigative Project
Advanced Engineering Thermodynamic Cycles
Integrated Design Skills
Integrity of Materials and Components
Manufacturing Systems
Sensors, Actuators and Controllers
The Professional Responsibility of Engineers

Optional modules:

Advanced Mechanics of Solids
Aero Propulsion
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Energy: Properties and Optimisation
Finite Element Techniques
Innovation Management
Mathematics (Computational Methods)
Renewable Energy
Vibrations and Acoustics

Career opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to careers in manufacturing, transport, power generation or engineering consultancies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States