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Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Year BEng (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: H304

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our stimulating Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Year BEng degree is designed to give you the expertise needed to tackle real-world problems. This course provides you with the skills to deliver results in an ever-changing industry and you will benefit from a research-led culture, which informs our teaching.You have the option to spend a year in industry at the end of your second year. The aim of the Industrial Year is not simply to provide paid work but to ensure that its nature and quality are commensurate with your professional development. A key element is to ensure that you and companies are well matched, maximising both parties’ experience. We have an Industrial Liaison Officer who works with our industrial partners and we also have extensive industrial contact through our research.Our expertise in applying engineering science will equip you with the ability to solve problems of industrial and societal significance. You’ll work alongside Civil and Electrical Engineers, this interdisciplinary working reflects industry practices and right from the very start will begin building your teamworking and professional skills alongside your technical knowledge.You will be the subject expert on a major project during your Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Year BEng degree where you will apply your in-depth technical knowledge. This will provide you with vital employability skills that will give you a competitive edge in applications forms, interviews and assessment tests for graduate jobs.This course has been designed to be relevant to the needs of modern industry and to produce graduates who have the personal and intellectual qualities to be successful in their chosen careers. By the end of the course, you will be equipped to play leading roles in a professional capacity in both industry and academia, and thus able to deal with issues at the forefront of our discipline. The opportunity is also open to you to get involved in work on UBRacing – our own Formula Student racing team, which competes throughout the world.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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24,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

A level Mathematics (Further Mathematics and Physics are not required but are advantageous). You must also pass the practical element of any reformed science A levels which include Biology, Chemistry and Physics taught from 2015. General Studies not accepted.

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    158 71%

    16th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    44th

    15

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