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Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Recent years have seen huge advances in technology for transport, healthcare and robotics. If you enjoy getting stuck into technology projects and love finding practical solutions to problems, this BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree course is the perfect choice for you.To meet the challenges of the engineering world, you'll study the design, development, manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of engineered products. You'll get to specialise in advanced subjects such as sustainable development and computer-aided engineering and have the option to get involved in the University's Formula Student racing team.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by European Engineering Programmes (EUR-ACE) and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) meeting in full the academic requirement for registration as CEng.This course is currently going through the process of re-accreditation with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).95% Graduates in work or further study (DLHE, 2017)**What you'll experience**On this course you'll:- Learn about the underlying elements of successful engineering and manufacturing projects, including solid mechanics and dynamics, and engineering design- Use our CAD and rapid prototyping suites, energy systems lab, stress analysis lab, and metrology and 3D scanning microscopy facilities- Get the chance to be involved in Formula Student, where you'll design, construct and test a competitive race car with fellow students- Put your skills to the test by building your own products in our manufacturing workshops- Have to option to expand your learning and meet potential employers by working on an industrial project**Careers and opportunities**There's currently a shortage of talented engineers in the UK and abroad, so there will be many opportunities open to you when you graduate.What can you do with a Mechanical Engineering degree?Previous graduates have gone on to work in areas including:- design- research and development- product manufacture- project managementWhat jobs can you do with a Mechanical Engineering degree?Graduates from this course have gone on to work as:- mechanical engineer- product design engineer- aerospace engineer- application engineerOther graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career."Formula Student has given me the confidence in my ability as an engineer, as components that I have designed were built and proven to withstand their environment." Simon Hotchkiss, Mechanical Engineering Student

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,600per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    110 50%

    60th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    30th

    17

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