University of South Wales

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Mechanical Engineering

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Course summary

This mechanical engineering degree will give you a strong foundation in a range of traditional mechanical engineering topics, and is accredited as fully satisfying the educational base to become an Incorporated Engineer (IEng). It’s a wide ranging mechanical engineering degree that will develop your understanding of the field and your ability to solve engineering problems independently. You’ll study basic principles used by engineering professionals and how they work in practice. So, you will understand how what you learn in the classroom can be applied in real-life to find solutions to everyday problems. This mechanical engineering qualification is accredited by professional bodies, ensuring that what you learn relates directly to industry standards. The diverse nature of this mechanical engineering course also means you could establish a career in many areas of industry, such as production, process and manufacturing engineering. Our mechanical engineering degree is the ideal course for engineers who want career progression and not remain a specialist in technical areas throughout their career.


Year One: BSc Mechanical Engineering Engineering Mathematics 1 Design and Manufacture Mechanical Science 1 Thermofluids 1 Professional Engineering Techniques Measurement Systems Year Two: BSc Mechanical Engineering Instrumentation and Control Systems Sustainable Engineering Design Mechanical Science 2 Thermofluids 2 Production Processes Fundamentals of Business Engineering and Management Year Three: BSc Mechanical Engineering Individual Project Materials Thermofluids 3 Applied Mechanics Control Systems Design and Analysis Manufacturing Systems Supervised Work Experience (SWE)

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

GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances.

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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
International £12600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the University website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. Students from Wales and the EU may be eligible for a means-tested Welsh Government Learning Grant. Please visit the University website for full details.
Mechanical Engineering at University of South Wales - UCAS