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Mechanical Engineering, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #383 (QS) Oxford, United Kingdom
This foundation degree (FdEng) in Mechanical Engineering has been developed by Abingdon and Witney College and Oxford Brookes University, to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed for a technical or management career in the mechanical engineering industry.
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Overview

The Mechanical Engineering programme at the Oxford Brookes University is aimed at those currently working, or wishing to work, in a mechanical engineering job.

The aim of the Foundation Degree is to provide a rational, structured and coherent programme of study that offers an alternative pathway to well-motivated and skilled engineers within the region in which Abingdon & Witney College is situated. 

The programme is relevant to the needs of employers, facilitates CPD of the student and benefits the regional economy as well as potentially offering an opportunity for growth in Higher Education.

Opportunities

The course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment within Mechanical Engineering. Critical to this programme is the opportunity for work based learning to take place, combining academic knowledge with real life engineering scenarios.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Work Based Module
  • Mechanical Principles and Engineering Science
  • Mathematics 
  • Electrical and Electronic Science 
  • CAD CAM 
  • Engineering Management 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • a minimum of one pass at A-level or 6-unit Vocational A-level (in Maths, Physics or a closely related subject), plus a minimum of three passes at GCSE (grades A-C) including Mathematics at grade B or equivalent and English language.
  • a National Certificate or Diploma or other full equivalent Level 3 qualification, in a discipline related to Engineering, including merits in the applied units, plus a minimum of three passes at GCSE (grades A-C) including Mathematics at grade B or equivalent and English language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9270 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9270 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7570 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Oxford

  • 939 - 1530 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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