Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

This programme is not available to international students. Instead, international students should apply for our international foundation programmes delivered by our International Study Centre on campus. For more information please visit International Study Centre (https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/international-study-centre/). Our integrated foundation degrees are for those of you who possess the capability to pursue a degree but do not have the pre-requisite qualifications to directly apply to your desired course. The duration of the foundation element is one year, and, if you successfully pass, you will automatically progress on to the degree. Mechanical Engineering is behind virtually all aspects of our daily lives and impacts the functioning of many of the systems, machines, and products we rely upon. A degree in Mechanical Engineering could open the door to a wide range of challenging and rewarding career opportunities with vast earning potential that will allow you to contribute to a more sustainable future. This course is designed to give you flexibility in your choice of engineering career pathways after graduation. You’ll study the fundamental principles of mechanics, dynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow with design, manufacturing, and business considerations. Why Study Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year BEng(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? Following your third year, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in an optional industry work placement, where you’ll put your knowledge into practice, gain invaluable real-world work experience and boost your post-graduate employability. You’ll learn from the best on this course, as the University of Huddersfield has been rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023. In the final year of the course, you’ll work on a supervised individual research project. It’s possible to align this with one of the Master’s team projects, which involve the design, building and friendly competitive testing of either a road, airborne or rail vehicle – for example, Team HARE, Team Hawk or HudRail. Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerates or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.

Modules

Year 1 modules include: • Communication and Research • Foundation Mathematics • Engineering Investigative Studies • Foundations of Engineering. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

A variety of assessment strategies will be used depending on the type and nature of the module. These include reports on laboratory experiments, laboratory-based assignments, and projects. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other suitable skills or experience will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with a minimum score of 6.0 in writing and no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent. If you have alternative qualifications or do not meet the IELTS requirement we also offer a range of Pre-Sessional English Programmes (https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/pre-sessional-english/).

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/courses-and-entry-requirements/international-entry-requirements/


Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year at University of Huddersfield - UCAS