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Mechanical Engineering with Composites MEng (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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Full-time | Main Site | 4 Years | 21-SEP-20
  • Full-time | Main Site | 4 Years | 21-SEP-20
  • Sandwich | Main Site | 5 Years | 21-SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    H306

  • 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

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    82

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.92

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    MEng (Hon)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

Could you see yourself designing high performance bikes, working with racing car teams or producing ground breaking medical components? You could follow in the footsteps of some of our graduates and begin shaping your own exciting career in mechanical engineering.You will distinguish yourself professionally with a degree accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3) for Chartered Engineer status. You can apply to either of these institutions for membership as a Chartered Engineer.* Open the door to a successful future. Our graduates have gone on to work for Ferrari, Honda, British Cycling, Rolls-Royce, Williams Grand Prix Engineering, Activa, Babcock Marine, Princess Yachts and more.* Primed for your career: 82 per cent of our students are in a professional or managerial job six months after graduation.* Benefit from an optional 48 week paid work placement.*Join a course accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3), which can lead to Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.* Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3) for Chartered Engineer status. You can apply to either of these institutions for membership as a Chartered Engineer.* Develop a strong foundation in mechanical engineering principles and materials science.* Choose from specialist modules in composites engineering, design and manufacture.* Experience modern laboratory facilities for practical work which is a core part of the degree.* Benefit from working on industrially relevant problems within composite materials and design of composite structures.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • 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 Extended Certificate (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)
  • Extended Project
  • City & Guilds Certificate in Using and Applying Mathematics (Core Maths)
  • AS
  • AQA Certificate in Mathematical Studies (Core Maths)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Details

120 to 136 UCAS points, including A Level Grade C in Mathematics and Grade C in 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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Drake Circus

Plymouth

PL4 8AA

UNITED KINGDOM