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Mechanical Engineering (with Placement Year) BEng (Hons)

University of Bradford

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Mechanical Engineering is the most versatile of the engineering disciplines and there exists a high and growing demand from industry for graduate Mechanical Engineers.Our accredited degree will place you at the heart of modern industry, providing career opportunities in sectors such as:- Aerospace, automotive and rail- Energy and power generation- Manufacturing engineering; product design, materials, production and processing.You’ll combine mechanics, materials science, thermofluids and computational methods to design, analyse and implement complex systems which are economic, reliable, efficient and sustainable.Throughout the degree you’ll put theory into practice through a range of individual and group projects. For instance, year 1 will see you take part in three projects using your skills to design, build and test real mechanical devices.A 'sandwich' placement year in industry enables you to build industry contacts while developing your skills and professional confidence.On graduation you will be industry ready, with a grounding in engineering science and hands-on working knowledge of:- the core analytical and advanced scientific principles and methods underpinning mechanical engineering- applied prototyping and analysis for efficient computer-aided design and manufacturing;- integrated skills for complex engineered systems, including communication and project management skills, as well as advanced model based systems analysis tools and techniques.We encourage and support all our students towards a seamless transfer to our MEng programme at the end of either the first or second year. The MEng programme comprises an extra fourth academic year that combines in-depth study with the integrative skills expected by industry, and provides the formal educational requirements for CEng registration.**Professional accreditation**The programme is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.The BEng (Hons) will meet, in part, the exemplifying academic benchmark requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer and students will need to complete an approved format of further learning pursuant to the requirements of UK-SPEC.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 19,160per year

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University of Bradford

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

    University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, England

The University of Bradford is one of the most diverse, inclusive universities in the UK. It is proud of the warm welcome that international students receive.
Expert support staff are on hand to help international students from their first contact with the university, throughout their time in Bradford and beyond.
The campus is within a 10-minute walk of the city centre, with accommodation and all student facilities within the grounds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    111 50%

    58th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    14th

    31

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