Our stimulating Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Year BEng degree is designed to give you the expertise needed to tackle real-world problems. This course provides you with the skills to deliver results in an ever-changing industry and you will benefit from a research-led culture, which informs our teaching. You have the option to spend a year in industry at the end of your second year. The aim of the Industrial Year is not simply to provide paid work but to ensure that its nature and quality are commensurate with your professional development. A key element is to ensure that you and companies are well matched, maximising both parties’ experience. We have an Industrial Liaison Officer who works with our industrial partners and we also have extensive industrial contact through our research. Our expertise in applying engineering science will equip you with the ability to solve problems of industrial and societal significance. You’ll work alongside Civil and Electrical Engineers, this interdisciplinary working reflects industry practices and right from the very start will begin building your teamworking and professional skills alongside your technical knowledge. You will be the subject expert on a major project during your Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Year BEng degree where you will apply your in-depth technical knowledge. This will provide you with vital employability skills that will give you a competitive edge in applications forms, interviews and assessment tests for graduate jobs. This course has been designed to be relevant to the needs of modern industry and to produce graduates who have the personal and intellectual qualities to be successful in their chosen careers. By the end of the course, you will be equipped to play leading roles in a professional capacity in both industry and academia, and thus able to deal with issues at the forefront of our discipline. The opportunity is also open to you to get involved in work on UBRacing – our own Formula Student racing team, which competes throughout the world.
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How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.
If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|