Blackburn College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) course is the traditional route for those who wish to study Mechanical Engineering at University. You'll study for three years full-time and will enjoy studying both at University Centre at Blackburn College as well as in The Futures Centre -a new state-of-the-art development in Blackburn equipped with specialist electrical laboratory spaces and workshop areas. This Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) is specifically concerned with design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of just about anything that has moveable parts. As a result, there are job opportunities for mechanical engineers in practically every field of work, transport, health, defence, manufacturing, entertainment, finance, publishing, building, design and research, to name but a few.
Mechanical engineers work on the design and analysis of mechanical systems such as automobiles, aircraft, heating and cooling systems and industrial machinery. At University Centre at Blackburn College we have a strong history of training tomorrow's engineering professionals. We have strong links with industry in the North West and industry experts frequently contribute to the programme in the form of visiting lecturers or subject specific tutors. From 2013 students on this programme will enjoy studying in our brand new £7million Futures Centre - a science and technology development on the Blackburn College campus featuring state-of-the-art workspaces and workshops for engineering students.
Here is a list of modules that may be included in the course: Introduction to Algebra, Graphs and Complex Numbers, Introduction to Calculus, Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals, Mechanical Fundamentals, Introduction to Materials, Fields and Potentials, Matrix Analysis and Further Complex Numbers, Further Calculus and Solutions to Ordinary Differential Equations, Engineering and Environmental Sustainability, Introduction to Computer Aided Engineering, Introduction to Robotic Automation, Introduction to Engineering Simulation, Programming for Engineers, Engineering Mathematics, Group Project, Thermodynamics, Mechanical Dynamics, Electro-Pneumatic Machine Control, Professional Issues, Engineering Analysis, Computational Modelling, Advanced Mechanics and Advanced Project
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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.
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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||96 points||This could include an A/AS Level in a Physical Science eg. Mathematics, Physics or Electronics.|
You will need at least a grade C/4 in GCSE Mathematics. Applicants should hold a GCSE English qualification or equivalent.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.blackburn.ac.uk/course/degree/mechanical-engineering-beng-hons/ST3023A16
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8,250||Year 1|