• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


Power up your ambitions in the UK’s capital for innovation. The University of Derby is the ideal place for multi-skilled mechanical and manufacturing engineers to set out on their careers.

You will develop vital skills in advanced manufacturing and technologies, engineering science, applied mathematics and management. This degree also builds your understanding of your role in creating a sustainable and ethical engineering environment.

One of the hallmarks of the Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (Hons) BEng is the flexibility to choose specialist modules. This means that you can tailor your studies to reflect the areas in which you are most interested and which match your career aspirations.

The success of major technology companies like Rolls-Royce means that Derby is the UK's highest-earning city outside London and the South-East, with salaries at two-and-a-half times the national average.

Companies in our city spend millions of pounds each year attracting the best available graduate talent so you could not choose a better place to start your engineering career.


The mechanical and manufacturing engineering industries are characterised by a constant drive for improvement and a relentless pace of development. The BEng (Hons) Mechanical and Manufacturing equips you with the skills and knowledge to meet the challenge of change as a forward-thinking engineering professional.


This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on behalf of the Engineering Council which means it fully meets the academic requirements for IEng registration.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Duration description
      Part-time lasts 5 years minimum.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Applied Scientific Methods
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Engineering Design and Workshop Technology
  • Management of the Business Environment
  • Materials and Manufacturing Processes
  • Quality, Reliability and Regulatory Systems
  • Engineering Design Modelling
  • Industrial Control Systems
  • Failure Analysis
  • Corporate Responsibility and Professional Development
  • Thermofluids
  • Structural Analysis and Materials
  • Design for Manufacture and Materials Optimisation
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Independent Study and Professional Development (Double Module)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Manufacturing Automation and Control
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Systems
  • Advanced Engineering Design Modelling
  • Advanced Mechanical Design and Materials
  • Ethics, Environment and innovation
  • Advanced Engineering Materials and Applications

                                            English Language Requirements

                                            You need the following IELTS score:

                                            • Minimum required score:


                                              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.

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                                            Academic Requirements

                                            General Requirements

                                            Typical entry requirements:
                                            • UCAS points - 120 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
                                            • Specific requirements at A-level - At least a C in Maths at A-level (or equivalent qualification), and at least one other Science or Technology A-level
                                            • Specific requirements at GCSE GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification
                                            Alternative entry qualitications:
                                            • BTEC - DDM
                                            • Access to HE Diploma 60 credits: 45 at level 3 with a minimum of Dist: 15 Merit: 24 Pass: 6

                                                      Tuition Fee

                                                      • International

                                                        12500 GBP/year
                                                        Tuition Fee
                                                        Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                                                      • EU/EEA

                                                        9250 GBP/year
                                                        Tuition Fee
                                                        Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                                                      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                                                      • Part-time UK/EU students - £1,155 per module

                                                      Living costs for Derby

                                                      • 540 - 860 GBP/month
                                                        Living Costs

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


                                                      • We have a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).
                                                      • We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.
                                                      • You must be applying for a full-time degree and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship.

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