Mechanical Engineering at University of Kent - UCAS

Course summary

Mechanical Engineering at Kent will give you the skills and knowledge to work at the forefront of major areas of engineering, combining theory with practical and project work. Turn ideas into real systems and shape modern society. Reasons to study BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering at Kent

  • Take a placement year to help boost your career skills and get paid doing it
  • Study all aspects of mechanical engineering from 3D design and advanced manufacturing to advanced robotics and heat transfer
  • Strong links with the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • Tailor the course to match your interests and future career plans
  • First-class facilities to support your development including mechanical workshops, 3D printing, robotic kits and much more!
  • Graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers from aerospace and automotive industries to medical engineering and government agencies
Course details First year: You’ll gain the skills that will lay the foundation for the rest of your studies – subjects include mechanics, engineering analysis and mathematics. Second year: Gain advanced practical experience in areas like instrumentation, fluid dynamics and advanced manufacturing. Third year: You’ll be able to choose from a range of modules, so you can focus on your interests. You will then go onto complete a final-year project in your specialist area. Head over to our website for more details.


Year 1 Compulsory modules currently include: Introduction to Electronics First Year Engineering Applications Project Introduction to Programming Digital Technologies Engineering Mathematics Engineering Analysis Engineering Design and Mechanics Fundamentals of Materials and Mechanics Year 2 Compulsory modules currently include: Mechatronics and Measurements  Dynamics of Machines Manufacturing Technologies Fluid Mechanics Vibration and Control Engineering Team Project  Year 3 Compulsory modules currently include: Project  Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Finite Element Analysis Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer Optional modules may include: Biomaterials Renewable Energy Technology

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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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 £22700 Year 1
International £22700 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

Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Mechanical Engineering at University of Kent - UCAS