Staffordshire University

Mechanical Engineering (with a placement year) Staffordshire University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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This course is ideal if you're interested in product design, process design, system analysis or modelling.

If you want to model mechanical engineering systems, predict system behaviour and understand manufacturing processes - including how they influence design - completing our Mechanical Engineering degree to BEng (Hons) level could be for you.

This course is also ideal if you’re interested in product design, process design, system analysis or modelling, as they focus on key engineering skills through the use of examples and problem-based learning.

The BEng (Hons) degree partially satisfies the educational requirements for professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award:

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Work placements
You will attend a work placement between the second and final years of the course and our placement staff will work with you to identify a suitable location for your work placement. Please also note that you are responsible for any costs incurred in travelling to and from your work placement, and for any accommodation costs.

Course details


Year 1 (Core) • Mechanical Fundamentals • Engineering Applications • Instrumentation and Measurement • Introductory Electronics • Thermodynamics • Mathematical Foundations for Engineers • Professional Engineering Skills

Year 2 (Core) • Mechanical and Fluid Systems • Engineering Maths with Applications • Mechanical Engineering Design • Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Engineering

Year 3: Placement year

Year 4 (Core) • Advanced Engineering Analysis • Modern Power Plant • Industrial-based Project

BEng (Hons) Year 3 (Options) • Manufacturing Management • Systems Engineering • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship • Advanced Robotics and Factory Automation.

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 H301
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
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

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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Staffordshire University
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Stoke on Trent

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