University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The Foundation Degree in Mechanical Engineering is designed to provide the knowledge and understanding of how advanced and innovative engineering underpins the mechanical design, advanced manufacturing and technical service areas of the industry. Mechanical engineers research, develop and manage projects, devising innovative solutions in design and manufacture.
Modules studied may include:
•Stress and Dynamics
•Design, Materials and Manufacturing
•Energy and Thermodynamics
•Heat transfer and Power and the Environment.
You will learn through a combination of lectures, directed study, assignment work, practical exercises and the completion of a work-based project relevant to your employment. Your studies will be conducted in our Energy Skills Centre at the Bridgwater Campus of University Centre Somerset.
Assessment will be via a variety of assignments and examinations which will include the analysis and resolution of engineering based scenarios, as well as a portfolio of case work and reflective assignments.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Bridgwater Campus|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||120 UCAS Points from a full Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||120 UCAS Points. A BTEC Level 3 Further Mathematics is required for applicants holding a BTEC Level 3 Diploma|
You will require a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points from a full Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject area and at least four GCSEs at grades A* - C or Grade 4 - 9 including Maths and English. BTEC Level 3 Further Mathematics is required for applicants holding a BTEC Level 3 Diploma.