Agricultural Machinery Engineering at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS

University Centre Myerscough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Agricultural Machinery Engineering

Course summary

This course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. Students may also be required to attend workshop sessions at the University for some modules. The United Kingdom is one of the main users of agricultural and horticultural machinery. Imported machinery is developed, adapted and modified in the UK to support the high crop yields and temperate climate, which make the UK different to the rest of Europe and North America. The aim of the Myerscough agricultural engineering course is to provide the skills that make an organisation successful and provide an in depth understanding of the industry. We pride ourselves on the expertise of our teaching staff, all of whom have experience in the industry. Agricultural machinery engineering is a multidisciplinary subject which involves the design, construction and preparation of agricultural vehicles and machinery. It also includes the planning of teamwork and project management. This course provides the grounding and understanding of the fundamentals of the machinery business whilst also having the opportunity to specialise in the technology and working practices employed by the industry.


Year 1 - Information Technology and CAD; Academic and Vocational Skills; Agricultural Machinery Management; Engineering Principles; Fundamentals of Tractor Design and Engineering (double module). Year 2 - Manufacturing and Fabrication (double module); Industry Project; Drive Train Systems for Agricultural Machinery; Electrical Systems for Agricultural Machinery; Precision Solutions for Agricultural Machinery

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.

Additional entry requirements


You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Additional costs for items that are essential for the course include: flame proof overalls and safety footwear - £85. Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: accommodation and subsistence on field trips and visits - £40, Team Polo shirts - £24
Agricultural Machinery Engineering at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS