Teesside University, Middlesbrough has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Summary: Mechanical engineering is recognised as one of the broadest of the engineering disciplines and offers a wide variety of career options. Course details: This course prepares you for high earning potential as a professional engineer. It takes advantage of the University's location in a major industrial centre by providing practical activities in the field and a number of opportunities to engage with industry. Teesside University is a natural choice if you are seeking the skills and knowledge required for employment in industries including aerospace, automotive, marine, manufacturing, medical, rail, renewable energy, oil and gas, power and process. 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 industries. Some examples of mechanical engineering graduates' first destinations are Cummins (design engineer), K Home International Ltd (piping design engineer), Rolls Royce (graduate engineer) and Ardmore Craig & Hiley Engineering (placement).
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You must attend a range of lectures, small-group tutorials and hands-on laboratory sessions. Part of your programme involves a substantial research-based project. The programme provides a number of contact teaching and assessment hours (lectures, tutorials, laboratory work, projects, examinations), but you are also expected to spend time on your own. This self-study time is to review lecture notes, prepare coursework assignments, work on projects and revise for assessments. One module in each year of your study involves a compulsory one-week block delivery period. This intensive problem-solving week, provides you with an opportunity to focus your attention on particular problems and enhance your team-working and employability skills. Your programme involves a range of assessments including coursework assignments, project reports and formal examinations.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Engineering Council
- Mechanical Engineers, Institute of
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|Campus name||Teesside University|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points||Tariff points may be from any combination of recognised level 3 qualifications including mathematics.|
|A level||At least two A levels including grade C in mathematics.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Distinction, Merit, Merit in an appropriate discipline including merit in further mathematics.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Engineering - with merit in at least 24 level 3 credits including mathematics.|
|Scottish Higher||Including grade D in higher level mathematics.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||Including grade D in higher level mathematics.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||At least five subjects studied at higher level, including grade B (H2 if awarded after 2016) in mathematics.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||You are expected to have at least Level 2 literacy and numeracy skills, typically, GCSEs in English language and mathematics at grade 4 (or C) or passes in level 2 Functional Skills.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|