Optional year in industry: The year in industry option will help you gain valuable work experience which will help you enhance your graduate employability prospects. During your placement you develop transferable skills such as communication, negotiation, teamwork, leadership, organisation, problem-solving, being able to work under pressure, self-reliance and commercial awareness. At the end of your work placement you return to complete your degree and prepare to enter employment with improved confidence. Our work placement officer and the University’s careers service are available to help you find and apply for your work placement. Advice is also available on job hunting and networking. Course overview: If you are interested in solving problems and the technicalities of how things work, then this mechanical engineering degree is for you. Mechanical engineers design and manufacture anything that has moving parts, from automotive transmissions to prosthetic devices, gas turbines, wind turbines, robots and machine tools. You gain knowledge and understanding of mechanical engineering subjects including mechanics, dynamics, fluids, thermodynamics, materials, digital engineering, computer-aided-design, electrical principles, finite element analysis, manufacturing, product development and assembly line modelling. You are prepared for the world of work through company visits and industry inspired project work, and placements and industry events with North East Regional Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Cleveland Institution of Engineers. Top reasons to study this course 1. Extra curricular activities: take part in projects including the Design Challenge, Formula Student and Formula Student AI. 2. Prepare for your studies: develop your understanding in maths with our free online Mathematics for University course. 3. Earn while you learn: join our optional AdEDA scheme and while undertaking a degree you can look for employment with the potential to switch to a degree apprenticeship in the future. After the course: Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines, giving you a variety of career options. You 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. Graduates have been employed by companies such as Cummins Engines Ltd, Caterpillar Ltd, Gestamp Talent, Hitachi Rail, Nissan, Rolls Royce plc, PD Ports Ltd, Sabre Rail Services Ltd, Sellafield Ltd, Subsea Innovation Ltd.
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Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Engineering Council
- Mechanical Engineers, Institution of
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.