University of Hull

Mechanical and Medical Engineering University of Hull Degree level: Undergraduate

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Gain the skills to save lives and pursue a career in one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sectors of the economy.

Our courses give you the skills to succeed in a global industry worth more than £300 billion. You'll study under hospital clinicians as well as professional and practising engineers.

  • We were named among the top four British universities in the learning resources category in the mechanical engineering subject area (National Student Survey 2018, HEIs), with a score of 93%

  • Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)

  • Graduating from the course provides a direct pathway to becoming a Chartered Engineer – a benchmark in the profession

  • Engineering graduates have some of the best employment prospects and highest starting salaries of any degree discipline

You'll learn in state-of-the-art facilities from experts who teach advanced ideas on the application of mechanical engineering for a range of medical purposes, encompassing industry-standard computer-based methods and experimental techniques.

Official Team GB partners

Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.

What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.

We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.

Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Year 1

Compulsory modules

Mathematical Tools and Concepts
Fundamentals of Medical Engineering
Introduction to Design and Mechanical Engineering Practice
Mathematics and Engineering Thermodynamics
Mechanical Engineering Science
Engineering Global Challenge 1

Year 2

Compulsory modules

Physiological Measurement and Maths
Mechanical Engineering Design
NHS Medical Engineering in Practice and Stress Analysis
Mathematics and Fluid Mechanics for Mechanical Engineers
Materials and Manufacture
Engineering Global Challenge 2

Year 3

Core module

Individual Project (Medical Engineering)

Compulsory modules

Stress Analysis and Applications of Finite Element Analysis
Prosthetics, Orthotics and Assistive Technologies
Testing Biomaterials and Medical Devices and 3Rs (Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animal Experimentation)
Artificial Organs and CADCAM for Medical Engineering

All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree.

Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests.

Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work.

Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.

Professional bodies

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

  • Engineering and Technology, Institution of
  • Mechanical Engineers, Institute of
  • Physics and Engineering in Medicine, Institute of

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 HB38
Institution code H72
Campus name The University of Hull
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from
A levels
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
Irish Leaving Certificate
Scottish Highers
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
A level C Maths
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) BTEC in Engineering with merit in Maths for Engineers and Further Maths for Engineers units
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits Pass Access to HE Diploma in Science or Engineering with 45 credits at Merit, including 18 credits at Merit in Mathematics
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points Including grade 5 in Higher Level Maths

Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk
Institution's Own Test University of Hull English Language Programme 60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £17,200 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

Your tuition fees will cover most costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition, supervision, assessment and examination). There are some extra costs that you might have to pay, or choose to pay, depending on your programme of study and the decisions you make. We work hard to help ease money concerns during your time at university with a range of scholarships and bursaries that can make a huge difference to your budget. See www.hull.ac.uk/scholarships for more details.

Provider information

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University of Hull
Admissions Office
Cottingham Road
Hull
HU6 7RX


Course contact details

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Main Contact

01482 466100


Undergraduate Admissions Team

01482 466100