Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mechanical Engineering

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Course summary

Our BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree provides a strong theoretical and practical foundation for those looking to open the door to one of the many career opportunities available to mechanical engineers. With project-based learning throughout, you’ll develop the transferable skills and multidisciplinary awareness that are highly valued in industry. In your first year, you’ll get a grounding in the fundamental principles of applied mathematics and engineering sciences. What’s more, you’ll also get straight into the practical side of things, with a design-and-build challenge. You’ll develop scientific and analytical skills as you study specialisms like solid and fluid mechanics, dynamics, thermodynamics and engineering mathematics. And with project work that’s rooted in our research and shaped around industry, you’ll learn how to apply those skills to real-world engineering. FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • The four-year placement route offers the opportunity to spend your third year working on a placement with a relevant employer – gaining the skills and experience that can boost your career prospects.
  • This degree is also available with a foundation year. This means if you have the potential to study at degree level, but you don’t meet the entry requirements, you can choose to study a foundation year which will help you prepare for entry into Year 1.
  • Tackle real challenges from the world of engineering. Every year, we invite businesses and academic colleagues to set live projects that challenge our students to devise innovative solutions to current problems. You’ll get feedback and advice directly from industry insiders – giving you the chance to find out exactly what it takes to impress a potential future employer.
  • We are investing £115m to transform the way we teach in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Opening in 2023, our new Dalton building will enhance collaboration between students, staff and industry and provide new and improved teaching spaces, including a 200-student capacity ‘super lab’.
  • Showcase your engineering and design skills in extra-curricular group projects like the Formula Student racing car competition. or the Engineering For People Design Challenge.
  • Get fully trained on how to use our workshops, laboratories and specialist engineering software.
  • You will have access to regular online video support, which provides additional explanation and guidance on a range of topics, from coursework and exam paper guidance to software tutorials.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H300
Institution code:
M40
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English and GCSE grade C/4 in Mathematics or Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics The level 2 requirements may also be met through the level 3 course requirements for the course; please contact the University directly if you require further information.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
72%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

https://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/beng-mechanical-engineering/september-2023/#fees
Mechanical Engineering at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS