Our BEng Mechanical Engineering course is offered as either a three or four year course with integrated placement year. We are driven by the demands of industry to produce graduates with extremely strong engineering and scientific skills coupled to strong skills in project management, team work and commercial awareness. The fast-evolving nature of mechanical engineering means that future generations of graduates must embrace change and thrive on a love of innovation. The challenges and rewards for skilled engineers who can design, manufacture and manage advanced products and processes are greater than ever. Throughout the course we emphasise the need to be able to apply engineering knowledge, technical skill, strong management skills and innovation to successfully solve engineering problems. You can expect to work on major projects often in partnership with commercial engineering companies. Your studies will encompasses all of the fundamental disciplines of mechanical engineering. Our close links with industry and the broad basis of our degree programmes ensure our students’ attractiveness to a wide range of employers and enhance our graduate employment record. Graduate opportunities exist in the fields of research, development and design, automotive engineering, manufacturing systems engineering, power generation, advanced technology and computer-aided design, accountancy, management, marketing, Navy, Army and RAF Officer training. Key course benefits:
- Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) for the purpose of meeting the educational requirements of Chartered Engineer (CEng)
- Our Engineering: Mechanical courses are ranked 13th in the UK for continuation (Guardian University Guide, 2022)
- Aston Engineering & Technology graduates go on to earn £2,900 more than the sector average, three years after graduation (LEO, 2021)
- Our optional placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, to boost your future employment prospects.
The first year encompasses a broad study of the fundamental disciplines of mechanical, electrical and design engineering. The second and final years incorporate a combination of core material and elective modules, providing the opportunity to explore areas of particular interest or professional relevance.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Aston University, Birmingham
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