Mechanical Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

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 Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering will provide you with the enhanced training needed to become a key influencer and industry leader overseeing the transformation of a sustainability-focused future. The career options are vast and with significant earnings potential which will allow you to create the life you want in the future. Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), which will help you toward achieving Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status or Chartered Engineer (CEng) status, this MEng course is designed to give you flexibility in your choice of engineering career pathways after graduation, ranging from renewable energy systems to critical medical appliances. You’ll study the fundamental principles of mechanics, dynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow with design, manufacturing, and business considerations. Why Study Mechanical Engineering MEng at University of Huddersfield? Following your second 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 in this course, as the University of Huddersfield has been rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023. In the fourth year of the course, you’ll work on a supervised individual research project. In the fifth (Master’s) year you’ll take part in a team project involving 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 This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). This means it fully meets the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer status (CEng). 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

This is a common first year, comprising: • Engineering Communication and Materials • Mathematics • Manufacturing, Measurement and Diagnostics • Engineering Science • Mechatronics • Professional Development and Transferrable Skills 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.

Professional bodies

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

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

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:

  • Year 1

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.

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 no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

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

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


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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for full-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. 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 at University of Huddersfield - UCAS