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BEng (Hons)Mechanical Engineering

University of Bradford
United Kingdom, Bradford
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Mechanical Engineering combines skills needed to conceive, design and produce the moving parts, components and machinery used in every aspect of manufacture. Modern mechanical engineers use sophisticated computer-aided design and engineering skills to ensure their products are reliable, efficient and economic.

This course focuses on mechanics, design and computing. Computer-aided design and manufacturing (CADCAM) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) are covered in depth. Considerable time is spent on practical work in the laboratory. Depending on your level of progress, transfer to MEng is possible at the end of either the first or second year.

In the BEng final year you choose eight modules from around 24; including computer-aided engineering, real-time computing and instrumentation, control systems, materials, robotics, automotive engineering, product design and innovation, and business studies. You will also complete an individual project.

Programme structure

Core Modules:

Materials Technology & Processing
Introductory Mechatronics
Automotive Technology
Manufacturing Systems
Structural Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics 1
Introductory Solid Modelling
Mechanics of Machines
Stage 1 Project
Further Engineering Analysis (Mechanical)
Sensors & Actuators
Structural & Solid Mechanics
Design for Manufacture & Assembly
Fluid Mechanics 2
Computer Modelling Techniques
Introductory Control
Vehicle Engineering
Engineering Materials
Engineering Dynamics
Product Design & Innovation
Six Sigma for Business Excellence
Advanced Design Applications
Sustainable Energy
Corporate Strategy & Engineering Management

Option Modules:

Engineering Statistics
Aerodynamic Design
Materials Failure Analysis
Environmental Law & Policy
Computer Applications of Numerical Methods
Manufacturing, Planning & Control
Engine & Powertrain
Project Management
Vehicle Dynamics
Advanced Control
Vehicle Control Systems
Reliability Engineering

Career opportunities

Graduates pursue careers in all areas of engineering, automotive and manufacturing industry, but also in wider fields such as marketing, business management and public service work. Recent graduates went on to work for employers such as Ford, Jaguar, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, and Toyota, in roles including graduate engineer, design engineer, process engineer, and CAD engineer.

The employment six months after the course was 88% of 2011 Mechanical and Automotive Engineering graduates (most recent data).

The average starting salary for the 2011 Mechanical and Automotive Engineering graduates was £32,375.

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