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Mechanical and Materials Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Advanced materials are vital in modern engineering design. Our stimulating Mechanical and Materials Engineering BEng degree meets the growing need for engineers who can design products making the best use of advanced materials.The design of any machine – from a skateboard to a jet engine – for optimal performance cannot be separated from the materials used to make it. This challenging Mechanical and Materials Engineering BEng programme combines the design skills of mechanical engineering with the in-depth knowledge of materials engineering, so that, on graduation, you are able to create innovative and cutting-edge designs, which make the best use of materialsYou will be taught by lecturers who are global experts in their field. enabling you to gain strong theoretical and practical skills in Mechanical and Materials Engineering. Our leading-edge teaching facilities and laboratories will enhance your learning experience, and your project work will provide you with vital employability skills that will give you a competitive edge in applications forms, interviews and assessment tests for graduate jobs.There is an opportunity to apply for a year in industry during your degree, this usually occurs between year 2 and year 3. You will be helped by us to find suitable internships, and assisted and mentored by academic members of staff throughout your year in industry. A year in industry is an invaluable opportunity to take on a role within a company, apply the theoretical knowledge of your degree course to real-world issues and will enhance your career prospects. Contact the Admissions Team (materials-admissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk) for further details.The department has strong partnerships with key employers who provide projects and work placements for our students, allowing you to put all your skills into practice. At Birmingham, our staff and students work on a diverse range of research areas in the aerospace, automotive, biomedical, sport and sustainable development fields. As a student of Metallurgy at Birmingham, you will get a front-row seat to the latest developments in the field.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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24,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : AAB

A level Mathematics required and one A level from Physics, Chemistry or Design Technology. You must also pass the practical element of any reformed science A levels which include Biology, Chemistry and Physics taught from 2015. General Studies not accepted, but a good performance may be taken into account if you fail to meet the conditions of the offer.

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 7,800 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 20 1

    16th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    164 72%

    6th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    16th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    158 71%

    16th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    44th

    15

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