University of Bolton

Mechanical Engineering University of Bolton Degree level: Undergraduate

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On this IMechE accredited degree course you can develop the vocational and practical skills and knowledge you’ll need to start a fantastic career in this global industry. It is offered on a full-time or part-time basis, and is also suitable for HND students.

The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bolton has been awarded professional accreditation by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and uses UK-SPEC learning outcomes designed to meet in part the academic requirements leading to Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

This course may be studied as a part-time option on a dedicated one day a week basis. It is ideal if you are an HND student looking to top-up your qualification to degree standard. Year 2 or 3 HND students will be selected according to their level of mathematics, science and experience. If you’re interested in a Degree Apprenticeship, the department is actively looking at collaboration with local companies.

The department provides a friendly, yet challenging, environment where the emphasis is on both the theories and principles of mechanical engineering and their application in a work context. You’ll carry out case studies, practical and laboratory work and problem-solving projects. You’ll also develop the presentation and managerial skills that you will use to manage engineering projects and support your future employment in the industry.

Course details

Modules

Information about the modules offered as part of this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Assessment method

Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Information about the modules offered as part of this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institute of
  • Engineering Council

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 code H300
Institution code B44
Campus name University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points Your Level 3 subjects must include mathematics and a science subject; for instance, A-level Mathematics and Physics or BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering. Technology and engineering subjects, as well as additional mathematics subjects, such as further maths and statistics, and will be accepted as ‘science’ subjects.

To help you understand what UCAS points are equivalent to, in terms of grades, please visit the University of Bolton’s webpage below for some examples of grades from popular qualifications:
https://www.bolton.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/ucas-tariff/

You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English, Mathematics and Science.

If you have a Foundation Degree or HND/C in Mechanical Engineering (or an appropriate engineering discipline) then you may be considered for entry to level HE5/6 of this programme depending on the subject area of qualification and the level of maths and science that you have achieved. If you’re granted full exemption from the level HE4 modules of this course you’ll be able to complete the course in two years. Otherwise, it will take you three years to complete the course. Before applying, please check whether you’ll be eligible for student loans for the duration of the course.

You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://courses.bolton.ac.uk/course/ENG004-F-UOB-SX/2019-20/

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).

We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.

https://www.bolton.ac.uk/international/general-entry-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,450 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Bolton
Deane Road
Bolton
BL3 5AB


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