Mechanical Engineering at University of Bolton - UCAS

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Course summary

The University of Bolton's IMechE-accredited BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree is designed to help you develop the vocational and practical skills and knowledge you'll need to start a fantastic career in this exciting global industry. The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree at the University of Bolton has been awarded professional accreditation by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). It uses UK-SPEC learning outcomes designed to meet, in part, the academic requirements leading to Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. By studying with us, you can develop essential knowledge and understanding of engineering principles and practices while experiencing life at our supportive, student-focused, multicultural campus. Throughout the course, our expert team will support you in developing management, organisation, and employability skills alongside your subject-specific knowledge and understanding. Your studies will focus on areas such as mechanical design, systems engineering, analysis of materials and structures, and the theory and application of finite element analysis. We also aim to help you develop lifelong learning skills so that you can take ownership of your professional development for the future, maximising your potential for success. The department provides a friendly yet challenging environment where the emphasis is on both the theories and principles of mechanical engineering and their application in a work context. You'll carry out case studies, practical and laboratory work and problem-solving projects. You'll also develop the presentation and managerial skills that you will use to manage engineering projects and support your future employment in the industry. By studying for your BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering with us, you'll gain essential knowledge and experience a range of opportunities that support you in developing the attitudes, abilities and competencies needed to launch your career in mechanical engineering. The course is an ideal choice if you're an HND student looking to top-up your qualification to the honours degree level. We'll take into account your level of mathematics, science, and experience when we assess your application.


Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Assessment method

Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent), including English, Mathematics and Science. We'll be happy to consider your application if you have non-traditional entry qualifications and relevant experience or a suitable portfolio of work that we consider a reasonable substitute for the qualifications we typically accept for this course, If you have an HND/C in an appropriate engineering discipline, we'll consider you for entry to level HE5 of this programme, depending on the subject area of qualification and the level of maths and science that you have achieved. You may be asked to undertake additional assessment(s) to determine your suitability for the course. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).

We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £47850* Whole course
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £47850* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Mechanical Engineering at University of Bolton - UCAS