Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

Mechanical Engineering (Top-up)

Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

TEF Silver

Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Find out more about the TEF.

Available for September or January intakes. Indicate point of entry as Year 3 when applying for this top-up degree. Course overview: This top-up degree is ideal if you are qualified to QCF Level 5 (foundation degree, HND or equivalent) in the general area of mechanical engineering and you wish to further your educational development to degree level and possibly beyond to master’s degree level or to enhance your career prospects. Indicate your point of entry as Year 3 when applying. The programme deepens your knowledge of subject areas previously studied as part of your foundation degree, HND or equivalent. You gain a rounded knowledge and understanding of mechanical engineering, and the skills to analyse complex mechanical engineering problems. The programme embraces a broad spectrum of engineering topics and in addition includes transferable and team-working skill sets that employers view as important. After the course: Graduate mechanical engineers can seek employment in almost every sector of industry, including: automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, marine, medical, rail, power, processing, chemical, oil and gas, and food production. On successful completion of this degree with at least 2.2 honours, you are eligible to apply for a place on a postgraduate master's programme at Teesside University, further enhancing your job and career prospects.

Course details

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment method

The programme comprises classroom-based modules, laboratory-based modules, a group design project and an individual engineering project. The programme provides a number of contact teaching and assessment hours (lectures, tutorials, laboratories, projects, examinations). You are also expected to spend time on your own - this self-study time is to review lecture notes, prepare course work assignments, work on projects and revise for assessments. Some of the modules involve compulsory one-week block delivery periods (Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm). These are intensive problem-solving sessions designed to enhance team-working and provide you with an opportunity to focus your attention on particular problems. Modules are assessed by a variety of methods including examination and in-course assessment with some utilising other approaches such as group-work or verbal/poster presentations.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH303
Institution code T20
Campus nameTeesside University
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information

Successful completion of a Foundation Degree, Higher National Diploma, or equivalent, in a closely related discipline. Conditions on units studied may apply. Non-UK students must also meet the University's minimum English language requirements. Indicate your point of entry as Year 3 when applying.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education authority: gov.uk/student-finance. Fees for EU applicants will be confirmed soon.
Mechanical Engineering (Top-up) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS