• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

Overview

This BSc Mechanical Engineering (Hons) degree from University of South Wales is a wide-ranging mechanical engineering degree that will develop your understanding of the field and your ability to solve engineering problems independently. 

You'll study basic principles used by engineering professionals and how they work in practice and understand how what you learn in the classroom can be applied in real-life to find solutions to everyday problems.

The accreditation from professional bodies ensures that what you learn relates directly to industry standards. The diverse nature of this Mechanical Engineering course means you could establish a career in many areas of industry, such as production, process and manufacturing engineering. It is the ideal course for engineers who want to broaden their career prospects beyond individual specialist or technical areas.

What you will study

Your studies will be underpinned by key engineering topics - maths, design and manufacture, mechanical science, thermofluids, professional engineering techniques and management systems. As you progress, you'll be exposed to more specialist topics such as instrumentation and control, production processes, and sustainable engineering design.

In your final year, you'll also undertake a dissertation project under the close supervision of a member of staff. Your chosen dissertation will give you the opportunity to manage a major project in an area of engineering that best suits your interests or career ambitions. 

Careers

With a degree in Mechanical Engineering you could establish an engineering career in many possible areas, such as transport, health, defence, manufacturing, entertainment, design or finance. In addition to engineering skills and principles, you will gain extra key skills in management, computers, teamwork, design, project management and communication, which will make you attractive to employers in any sector.

Accreditation

  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) 
  • Engineering Council

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 70 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Mathematics 
  • Design and Manufacture 
  • Mechanical Science 
  • Thermofluids 
  • Professional Engineering Techniques 
  • Measurement Systems 

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.

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General Requirements

  • Typical A-Level Offer: BCC - CDD to include Mathematics and one other Science subject (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical Welsh BACC Offer: Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C/D in the Skills Challenge Certificate and BC - CD at A Level to include Mathematics and one other Science subject  (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
  • Typical BTEC Offer: BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit - Merit Merit Pass in a relevant Maths, Science or Engineering subject which must include Maths modules (this is equivalent to 112-80 UCAS tariff points).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12600 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 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 and EU:  £660 per 20 credits

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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