Mechanical Engineering Newcastle University

Undergraduate

Our professionally accredited Mechanical Engineering BEng Honours degree equips you with knowledge and skills across a wide range of mechanical engineering topics. This degree maintains a broad range of topics at each Stage to allow you to keep your career options flexible.
This degree is accredited by the following organisations, providing industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification:
•the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
•the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Start date

    23 September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


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 N21
Campus name Main Site (Newcastle)
Campus code -

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level A A B AAB including Mathematics and at least one of Physics, Chemistry or Further Mathematics, but excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element.

GCSE Physics or Dual Award Science (minimum grade B or 6) required if Physics not offered at A or AS level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 0 credits
In a relevant area of engineering or physical science. Must include 45 credits at Level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. At least 15 level 3 credits must be in mathematics (including differential and integral calculus). GCSE Physics or Dual Award Science (minimum grade B or 6) required if Physics not offered at a higher level.
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M2 - D3, M2, M2 Typically D3,D3,M2 to D3 M2 M2 in Principal Subjects including Mathematics, and at least one of Physics, Chemistry or Further Mathematics.

GCSE Physics or Dual Award Science (minimum grade B or 6) required if Physics not offered at a higher level
Extended Project We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 - 34 points 34 - 35 points with Mathematics and at least one of Physics or Chemistry at Higher Level grade 5 or above. Physics required at Standard Level grade 5 or above if not offered at Higher Level.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Not accepted
Scottish Advanced Higher A A B - A B B AAB or ABB at Advanced Higher including Mathematics and at least one of Physics, Chemistry or another Mathematics.

Higher Physics or Chemistry required at grade B if not offered at Advanced Higher. Two Highers at the required grade (in different subjects to those offered at Advanced Higher) may replace a third Advanced Higher.

Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.

•If you already have, or are taking, the A level (or equivalent) Maths and Science qualifications specified in our entry requirements, you should apply for stage 1 (First Year) entry of the engineering degree course in which you are interested
•If you have a Maths qualification but will not have it at A level (or equivalent) when you start your degree, you should apply for the relevant degree with Foundation Year. We may give you the opportunity to take the Newcastle University Pre-Entry Maths Course and the option to start in First Year if we think that this will be the best route for you

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Audition


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £22,110 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

For more information on fees visit: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/