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Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Entry BEng

Blackburn College

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering - BEng

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Entry degree course is designed for students who want to study Mechanical Engineering, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to start the Honours degree programme just yet.This Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) course is the traditional route for those who wish to study Mechanical Engineering at University. You'll study for four years full-time and will enjoy studying both at University Centre at Blackburn College as well as in The Futures Centre -a new state-of-the-art development in Blackburn equipped with specialist electrical laboratory spaces and workshop areas.This Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) is specifically concerned with design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of just about anything that has moveable parts. As a result, there are job opportunities for mechanical engineers in practically every field of work, transport, health, defence, manufacturing, entertainment, finance, publishing, building, design and research, to name but a few.Mechanical engineers work on the design and analysis of mechanical systems such as automobiles, aircraft, heating and cooling systems and industrial machinery. At University Centre at Blackburn College we have a strong history of training tomorrow's engineering professionals. We have strong links with industry in the North West and industry experts frequently contribute to the programme in the form of visiting lecturers or subject specific tutors. Students on this programme will enjoy studying in our brand new £7million Futures Centre - a science and technology development on the Blackburn College campus featuring state-of-the-art workspaces and workshops for engineering students.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,500per year

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UCAS Points : 32 - 48

Applicants to the foundation year with A-level (or other level 3 qualifications) gained within 5 years of entry will required to have either a minimum 32 UCAS points (formjerly 80 UCAS points) from subjects related to their intended target award or a minimum of 48 UCAS points(formerly 120 UCAS points) overall. Students meeting this criterion may be admitted without interview.We welcome applications from mature students without formal qualifications for these courses or from mature students whose Level 3 qualifications w


University information

Blackburn College

  • Campus address

    Blackburn College, Feilden Street, Blackburn, Blackburn With Darwen, BB2 1LH, England

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