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Brunel University London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mechanical Engineering with Placement

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Course summary

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The Brunel Mechanical Engineering MEng gives students interested in pursuing careers in mechanical engineering an extra year of advanced study and training that will deepen your knowledge of the subject, expand your skill sets and put you on a fast-track to becoming a Chartered Engineer. As with our Mechanical Engineering BEng degree, you’ll get a thorough grounding in the core principles of engineering science including solid body mechanics, thermodynamics and materials science as well as in the fundamentals of product design, development and manufacturing. You’ll also get training in related disciplines integral to the profession such as computing, electrical engineering and electronics. And, as mechanical engineers not only design exciting products but venture into managing projects and companies, you’ll study elements of management, ethics, finance and law. In your final year, along with studying specialist topics taught at master’s degree level, you’ll take part in a major group project to design and manufacture a product. This will give you valuable experience working in a team-based environment and on-the-job opportunities to develop your leadership and management skills, competencies sought by employers. Recent examples of projects include a novel means of filtering water and applying fuel-cell technology to motorcycles. The MEng programme is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). It fulfils the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng). It is also the quickest route for gaining Chartered Engineer (CEng) status as you can apply for the qualification upon successfully completing this course. Throughout your studies you’ll have use of our modern, state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and 24-hour access to industry-standard engineering design software at dedicated computer clusters on campus, so you’ll have the opportunity and equipment to explore ideas and tackle problems. We offer two study options. You can choose four years full-time, or five years full-time with a one-year professional placement that will give you the chance to apply what you’ve learnt to a real-life working environment. If you start on the full-time course, you can transfer to the professional development option, which includes the placement, at any time before the end of Year 2. In a world where business, government and society depend more and more on technology, graduates with the knowledge and skills to design and build the machines and processes driving the technological innovation are in demand, particularly those with higher qualifications. Your Brunel MEng will give you that expertise and stand you in good stead for a rewarding career in engineering.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Engineering Mathematics and Programming Engineering Mechanics and Materials Engineering Methods Engineering Practice Engineering Systems and Energy Mechanical Engineering Science Year 2 Computing, Analytical Methods, Control and Instrumentation Design and Analysis of Mechanical Systems and Components Professional Engineering Applications and Practice Solid Body Mechanics Thermofluids Work placement year in industry Year 3 FEA, CFD and Numerical Modelling Professional Engineering Practice Sustainability, Mechatronics, and IC Engines Major Individual Project Year 4 Advanced Computer Engineering Advanced Modelling and Design Advanced Solid Body Mechanics Advanced Thermofluids Strategic Management, Innovation and Enterprise Major Group Project


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH302
Institution code B84
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB including B in Maths and grade B in one of the following subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Environment Studies, Computer Science, Electronics or Design and Technology.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*DD in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering with Distinctions in Engineering Principles and Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems and A level Maths at grade A.
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DD in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering with Distinction in Engineering Principles and Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems AND A Level Maths at grade A.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering with A Levels grades AB to include Maths and one of the following subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Environment Studies, Computer Science, Electronics or Design and Technology.
Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) D*DD in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering with Distinctions in Further Mathematics for Technicians and Further Mechanical or Further Electronic/Electrical Principles modules AND A level Maths at grade A.
Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF) DD in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering with Distinction in Further Mechanical or Further Electrical Principles AND A level Maths at grade A.
Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) D in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering with A Levels grades AB to include Maths and one of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Environment Studies, Computer Science or Design and Technology
Scottish Advanced Higher ABB including B in Maths and grade B in one of the following subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Environment Studies, Computer Science, Electronics or Design and Technology.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 31 points including grade 5 in Higher Level Maths and Higher Level 5 in one of the following subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Environment Studies, Computer Science, Electronics or Design and Technology.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H3, H3, H3 including H3 in Mathematics and H3 in one of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Environment Studies, Computer Science, Electronics or Design and Technology.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, M2, M2 to include M2 in Maths and grade M2 in one of the following subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Environment Studies, Computer Science, Electronics or Design and Technology.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 and above are required, including English Language and Mathematics.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no less than 5.5 in each subsection
Institution's Own Testwith no less than 55% in each subsection
TOEFL (iBT)79with a minimum of: Reading - 18 Listening - 17 Speaking - 20 Writing - 17
PTE Academic51with a minimum of 51 in all subscores

Brunel University London - English Language Requirements

https://www.brunel.ac.uk/international/English-Language-Requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £19280* Year 1

*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 with Placement at Brunel University London - UCAS