Mechanical Engineering at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course overview

  • This course prepares you to rapidly progress your career in an exciting, growing industry. Our course is aimed at both new graduates and industry professionals who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge in a wide range of mechanical engineering subjects.
  • At present there is a nationwide shortage of skilled Mechanical Engineers, which means that the skills you develop on this course will be in high demand.
  • We’re home to world-class facilities for computational mechanics, tribology, surface engineering and additive manufacturing.
  • Our programme topics include computational mechanics, thermodynamics, materials technology, computer aided design, and engineering simulation.
Why study with us
  • Our course has been developed specifically to address the growing industry demand in Mechanical Engineering.
  • You’ll study in state-of-the-art facilities, including in our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre.
  • We’ve a wide range of equipment – both at laboratory and industry scale, and computer modelling facilities.
Further information
  • You’ll have an opportunity to undertake a professional placement as part of this course. This will extend your study time by six to twelve months depending on the length of the placement. Alternatively, there are opportunities to choose an industry-based project.
  • You’ll be responsible for finding your own placement. We’ll support you in preparation for this with our teams who can help you plan and develop your CV and applications, and undertake practice interviews.


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

How to apply

International applicants

This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.

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Entry requirements

Entry can be made to the course through holding a 2:2 in a related subject (average of 50% or above marks) of BEng (Hons) or BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, Material Engineering or other related subject. Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications or relevant work / life experience who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from Master-level studies are welcome. If you have not studied recently you may need to undertake a Top-Up degree Entry programme first. Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate competence in the language. The normal minimum standard required is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

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Mechanical Engineering at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS