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Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course description

The Mechanical Engineering graduates can look forward to excellent future prospects. Offering high-quality teaching and plenty of practical experience –plus an ideal location in the high-tech city of Derby – the BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering will give you the edge in your career.

  • The accredited BEng(Hons) will meet, in part, the exemplifying academic benchmark requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and students will need to complete an approved format of further learning pursuant to the requirements of UK-SPEC. The accredited BEng(Hons) will also automatically meet in full, the exemplifying academic benchmark requirements for registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).
  • Enjoy invaluable professional insights by taking an optional industrial year between stages two and three of your studies
  • Develop hands-on skills in solving real-world engineering problems
  • Challenge yourself with exciting extra-curricular projects such as the IMechE Design Challenge and the British Model Flying Association Payload Challenge
  • Broaden your perspectives through industrial visits and guest lectures by leading professionals
  • Learn from our expert team of academic staff who have extensive industrial experience of engineering
  • Enhance your employability – we are ranked 15th highest among all UK universities and 12th for English institutions, with 96% of graduates in work or further study within six months of completing their degree (HESA 2016.)

This programme is currently going through the process of re-accreditation by the IMechE.

From computer aided design to structural analysis, vibration and dynamics to thermofluids, the BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering covers a broad spectrum of themes to put your career plans on a firm footing.

The course features a wide range of specialist modules such as Computational Fluid Dynamics, Advanced Material Design and Analysis, and Advanced Thermodynamics.

It also enables you to undertake an individual project which entails real experience of solving an engineering problem in industry. Prospective employers often regard this project as an excellent way to assess the skills of potential future employees.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per 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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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning International Student Centre offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the EU and EEA.
A comprehensive welcome and induction programme helps international students settle into university life.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    119 53%

    50th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.56 71%

    71st

    1

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