University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Mechanical Engineering

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Course summary

UWTSD ranked 2nd in the UK for student satisfaction in Mechanical Engineering – Complete University Guide 2023 Mechanical Engineering is intended to provide a thorough grounding in mechanical engineering science and its application in design and the solution of a range of engineering problems. In addition, students will develop knowledge in a suitable range of manufacturing processes and materials. The programme will also consider environmental aspects of design and technology and will enable students to gain a range of skills, relevant to a broad range of employment opportunities.

Course details

Modules

Year One – Level 4 (HNC, HND & BEng) • Electrical and Electronic Principles (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Applications and Study Skills (20 credits; component pass) • Engineering Design (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Mathematics (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Science (20 credits; compulsory) • Materials and Introduction to Processing (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two – Level 5 (HND & BEng) • Control and Automation (20 credits; compulsory) • Group Project (20 credits; component pass) • Management, Innovation and Sustainability (20 credits; component spss) • Manufacturing Design and Technology (20 credits; core) • Stress Analysis and Dynamics (20 credits; compulsory) • Thermofluid Mechanics (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three – Level 6 (BEng) • Advanced Processes and Materials (20 credits; component pass) • Advanced Thermofluid Mechanics (20 credits; compulsory) • Computational Methods (20 credits; component pass) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Structural and Fluid Analysis (20 credits; compulsory).

Assessment method

Students on this type of programme come with a natural interest in their specialism and the teaching team aims to tap into this interest so students enjoy learning and appreciate the benefits which an engineering degree can add to reinforce their areas of interest. The assessments for the programme will be a mix of coursework and formal examination. Modules such as group project and Major project will also have presentations where you would be given the opportunity to showcase your work.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H301
Institution code:
T80
Campus name:
SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea
Campus code:
T

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

In choosing to study at university you are making a considerable investment in your future and it is a decision that we take seriously. We will make every effort to ensure that your experience as a student here will help you to develop your potential to the full. We will provide you with sound academic knowledge, but we also believe that the rich diversity of cultural and social experiences that you will have as a student here will help you develop a range of personal and professional qualities as we believe that these are both equally important considerations when choosing a university.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
79%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

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 Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS