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Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Foundation courses**A foundation year can develop your skills and make it easier to get started at university. It is an extra year of study at the start of your course that leads in to a full degree programme. It’s a great option if:You don’t have the grades for a full degree courseYou have non-traditional qualifications or experienceYou’re starting university after some time away from educationYou’re looking for more support during the transition into university study.**Life as a foundation year student**During a foundation year you’ll learn about your chosen subject, develop your study skills and get used to university life. On successful completion of your foundation year, you’ll be ready to progress to the first year of your degree course.As a foundation year student, you’ll be a full student of the University and part of our community. You’ll have access to all our campus facilities and support.**Why choose this course**Surrey’s mechanical engineering courses are designed to meet the rapidly evolving needs of modern society and are professionally accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.The course provides a broad engineering knowledge leading to a choice of careers. Mechanical engineers work in areas such as robotics, automation, sustainable materials, stress analysis, fluid mechanics and mechanical design.In addition to learning from internationally-recognised academics at the forefront of their fields, you’ll have access to industry-standard facilities including our state-of-the-art Design Centre, materials testing laboratory and the UK’s only environmental wind tunnel.You’ll also have the opportunity to take up a Professional Training placement with a company like Arup, BAE Systems, Rolls Royce and Jaguar Land Rover.**What you will study**The course encompasses topics such as fluid-dynamics, stress-analysis and numerical methods. In addition you’ll receive training on the latest industry-standard design and solid modelling software, automated manufacturing techniques, as well as sensors, actuators and advanced control systems which drive modern mechanical engineering products.For your final year project, you may choose to make the most of Surrey’s partnership with the National Physical Laboratory, or explore the cross-disciplinary aspect of mechanical engineering, applying your skills in areas ranging from prosthetics to satellites.You can apply to study for either a BEng or MEng (Master of Engineering), which is a direct route to a masters qualification. Depending on your progress, you may have the option to switch to a BEng or MEng during your studies.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University of Surrey

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
38% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 72

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    148 67%

    26th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    36th

    19

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