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Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 21-SEP-20
  • Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 21-SEP-20
  • Sandwich | Main Site | 4 Years | 21-SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    H300

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    77th

  • Subject Ranking

    35th

    1 (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    141

  • Graduate Prospects

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    82

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.92

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BEng (Hon)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

Are you fascinated by technology and design? Build a solid foundation in the principles of mechanical engineering, starting with an exciting interdisciplinary module set up with funding from the Royal Academy of Engineering and progressing on to tackling a technically challenging group design project. The skills you’ll acquire could enable you to follow in the footsteps of our graduates working in fields from racing car design to engineering consultancy.You’ll engage in experimental work in excellent laboratories and workshops. You’ll also benefit from an optional 48 week paid work placement. Employment may lead to sponsorship and future employment opportunities* Open the door to a successful future. With starting salaries from £23,000, our graduates have gone on to work for Hoare Lea, Babcock Marine, Becton Dickinson, e2v, Edwards, the Shaw Group and the Ministry of Defence.*Join a course accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), which can lead to Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status or Chartered Engineer (CEng) status with further study.* Choose specialist modules in control systems engineering or thermo-fluid mechanics, and learn from engineering failures.* Benefit from an optional 48 week paid work placement. Employment may lead to sponsorship and future employment opportunities.* Engage in experimental work in excellent laboratories and workshops.* Take advantage of a flexible course. The first two years are common with BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Composites and the first year is common with BEng (Hons) Marine Technology, allowing you to swap courses.* Progress onto the MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering at the end of the second year if you are doing well on the BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Extended Project
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • OCR Certificate in Quantitative Problem Solving (MEI) (Core Maths)
  • OCR Certificate in Quantitative Reasoning (MEI) (Core Maths)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson Edexcel Certificate in Mathematics in Context (Core Maths)
  • WJEC Eduqas Certificate in Mathematics for Work and Life (Core Maths)
  • City & Guilds Certificate in Using and Applying Mathematics (Core Maths)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • AQA Certificate in Mathematical Studies (Core Maths)
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

Details

104 to 120 UCAS points, including A Level Grade C at Mathematics and Grade C at a second relevant subject: Applied ICT / Applied Science / Applied Business / Biology / Business Studies / Chemistry / Computing / Computer Science / DT (Product Design Resistant Materials) / DT (Systems & Control Technology) / Product Design / Economics / Economics & Business / Electronics / Engineering / Environmental Science / Further Maths / Use of Maths/ Pure Maths / ICT / Physics / Statistics. Excluding General Studies

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

77th

About this University

The University of Plymouth's impressive campus sits within the heart of 'Britain's Ocean City', between the sea, Cornwall and Dartmoor. Acclaimed for its teaching and research, the University of Plymouth has 23 Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellows.

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