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Mechanical Engineering [with Foundation Year] BEng (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chelmsford Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Mechanical engineers design, manufacture, repair or operate the things we need in everyday life. Learn in one of the mostadvanced engineering laboratories in any UK university.Mechanical engineers solve problems through innovation, helping society to become more advanced and adventurous.Our course will prepare you to work in competitive commercial and industrial environments. It gives you both academic andpractical skills, so you become an analytical and creative problem-solver. You’ll develop valuable skills in teamwork,management and leadership and learn an integrated approach to engineering valued by employers. We’ll explore howengineering works in the business context, and how to achieve results within financial constraints.Using test and measurement equipment, you’ll learn how to specify and design electronics subsystems. You’ll understand how touse computer-based and mathematical methods to model and analyse mechanical-engineering problems.You’ll also consider your professional and ethical responsibilities, including the global and social contexts of engineering. Handson experience, plus lectures from visiting engineers, will ensure you’re up-to-date with current methods in industry.Our facilities include a CAD/CAM centre, industrial-scale CNC milling machine, CNC lathe, rapid prototyping machine, scanningelectronic microscope, Instron bi-axial fatigue-testing machine, tensile-testing machine, material-preparation facilities, weldingequipment and electronic testing and measuring equipment such as oscilloscopes and signal generating and testing facilities.

Application deadline

15 January

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80 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).


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  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

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    70th out of 72 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    106 48%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.57 71%



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