Mechanical Engineering (Top-Up) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

Mechanical Engineering positively influences virtually all aspects of our daily lives and is vital to the functioning of many of the systems and products we rely upon. Enrol onto our Mechanical Engineering (Top-up) BEng(Hons), therefore, and you could impact the world. From renewable energy systems to critical medical appliances, you will have the chance to feel like you are making a difference in a way that is important to you. Why study Mechanical Engineering (Top-up) BEng(Hons) at Huddersfield? Opportunities for the skillset of a graduate engineer can be varied, with our Mechanical Engineering graduates often finding themselves at the heart of technological developments within the industry. This one-year top-up course will see you work on a selected individual research/design project with the support of your academic supervisor. It is also possible to align this with one of the Master's team projects. 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 between lectures. Top 3 Reasons to Study Mechanical Engineering (Top-up) BEng (Hons) at Huddersfield 1. Great Graduate Outcomes – 89.7% of our undergraduates from the School of Computing and Engineering were in work or further study 15 months after graduation† 2. Guidance and Specialism – Departmental technicians are on hand to advise and guide you throughout your studies. They are based in our labs with different specialisms and knowledge. 3. Boosted Career Prospects – Previous graduates from courses in this subject area have gone on to work in organisations including McLaren Automotive Ltd, Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd, Rolls-Royce, Cummins Inc and Bentley Motors Ltd. †† †HESA Graduate Outcomes 18/19 ††LinkedIn


Course modules are varied and include: • Design Analysis • Project Quality and Production Management • Eco Design and IPR. In your final year, you will undertake and execute a project on a topic appropriate to your study pathway. Your project will be an in-depth look at an engineering problem and may be either academic or industry-based.

Assessment method

Assessment of your progress is made through assignments, exams, and individual project work, with a focus on practical work. An average of 12%* of the study time on this course is spent with your tutors (either face to face or online) in lectures, seminars, and tutorials. 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. *based on the course structure for 2023 entry as at November 2021

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements for this course are considered on an individual basis and are normally one of the following: * Higher National Diploma at Merit in Mechanical Engineering. * Foundation Degree in Engineering. * International qualifications are accepted, with high technical engineering content. Other relevant skills or experience will be considered.

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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.

Student Outcomes

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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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Mechanical Engineering (Top-Up) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS