UWTSD ranked 2nd in the UK for student satisfaction in Mechanical Engineering – Complete University Guide 2023 Mechanical Engineering is intended to provide a thorough grounding in mechanical engineering science and its application in design and the solution of a range of engineering problems. In addition, students will develop knowledge in a suitable range of manufacturing processes and materials. The programme will also consider environmental aspects of design and technology and will enable students to gain a range of skills, relevant to a broad range of employment opportunities.
Foundation Year (Cert HE STEM) The foundation year is designed to develop your mathematical, analytical and study skills, to equip you with the necessary academic skills required to successfully study engineering at a degree level. • Academic Skills (20 credits; compulsory) • Further Mathematics (20 credits; compulsory) • Further Science for Engineering (20 credits; compulsory) • Integrating Project (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Mathematics and Science (20 credits; compulsory) • Manufacturing and Materials (20 credits; compulsory). Year One – Level 4 (HNC, HND & BEng) • Electrical and Electronic Principles (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Applications and Study Skills (20 credits; component pass) • Engineering Design (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Mathematics (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Science (20 credits; compulsory) • Materials and Introduction to Processing (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two – Level 5 (HND & BEng) • Control and Automation (20 credits; compulsory) • Group Project (20 credits; component pass) • Management, Innovation and Sustainability (20 credits; component spss) • Manufacturing Design and Technology (20 credits; core) • Stress Analysis and Dynamics (20 credits; compulsory) • Thermofluid Mechanics (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three – Level 6 (BEng) • Advanced Processes and Materials (20 credits; component pass) • Advanced Thermofluid Mechanics (20 credits; compulsory) • Computational Methods (20 credits; component pass) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Structural and Fluid Analysis (20 credits; compulsory).
Students on this type of programme come with a natural interest in their specialism and the teaching team aims to tap into this interest so students enjoy learning and appreciate the benefits which an engineering degree can add to reinforce their areas of interest. The assessments for the programme will be a mix of coursework and formal examination. Modules such as group project and Major project will also have presentations where you would be given the opportunity to showcase your work.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|