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Course summary

Mechanical engineering is vital to the functioning of many of the systems and products we rely on. Following completion of your Mechanical Engineering MEng at The University of Huddersfield, then, you may be able to choose from a wide range of rewarding careers. From renewable energy systems to critical medical appliances, you’ll have the chance to feel like you are making a difference. Why study Mechanical Engineering MEng at Huddersfield? The MEng qualification is intended to shorten your path to becoming a chartered engineer and enhance your leadership and management potential. In our Mechanical Engineering subject area, all of our degree programmes share the same first year of study, allowing you to leave your options open until the start of your second year. During your first and second year you'll take part in our initiative called EnABLE (Engineering in an Activity Based Learning Environment), which will see you take on projects to develop your technical knowledge and skills. The placement offers excellent real-world engineering experience to help you stand out at graduate interviews. In the fourth year, you will work on a selected individual research/design project with the support of your academic supervisor. In your fifth (Master's) year, you will take part in a team project involving the design, build and friendly competitive testing of either a road, airborne or rail vehicle. A vibrant town surrounded by beautiful countryside, Huddersfield is a friendly and diverse place from which to study, too, offering lots of things to do. Top 3 Reasons to Study Mechanical Engineering MEng at Huddersfield 1. Accreditation - This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), fully meeting the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer status (CEng). 2. Boosted Graduate Outcomes – 89% of graduates from this course were in work or further study 15 months after graduation* 3. Professional Experience – Previous students have spent their placement year at companies including Cummins, AP Racing, Rolls Royce and Siemens. *HESA Graduate Outcomes 18/19, UK domiciled.


Course modules are varied and include an optional placement year, several option modules, and the following core modules (amongst others): • Engineering Communication and Materials • Mathematics • Analysis of Materials.

Assessment method

During your first and second year you will be part of our programme: EnABLE (Engineering in an Activity Based Learning Environment). You will have the opportunity to get continual feedback through weekly SAIL (Score as I Learn) assignments so you will feel confident in your studies and be able to access support when you need it. Assessment of your progress is made through assignments, exams and individual project work, with the course being taught via lectures, seminars and tutorials. *based on the course structure for 2023 entry as at November 2021

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition to A2 Mathematics, A Levels must include one of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Further and Additional Mathematics, Computer Science, Design and Technology: Product Design, or Statistics. BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Engineering - please note that we do not accept BTEC Computing and Operations as a qualification for entry to this course. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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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 no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

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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 - 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 - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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