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Mechanical Engineering (Hons), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #442 (QS) Birmingham, United Kingdom
The Mechanical Engineering (Hons) programme offered at the Aston University introduce a full range of core engineering science modules coupled to practical projects, ensuring a highly integrated and industry-relevant degree programme.
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Overview

We believe our students should be supported as you develop into inquisitive and enthusiastic problem solvers. Using a range of underpinning knowledge and technical skills, you will be able to tackle problems faced by industry today and into the future.

From your first year you'll be working on major projects, often in partnership with commercial engineering companies. You will work with colleagues, staff and engineers from industry to develop real solutions to live problems.

Career prospects

Our close links with industry and the broad basis of the Mechanical Engineering (Hons) programme offered at the Aston University ensures our students have excellent career opportunities upon graduating. You might want to go into careers in:

  • research, development and design
  • automotive engineering
  • manufacturing systems engineering
  • power generation
  • advanced technology and computer-aided design
  • accountancy, management, marketing
  • Navy, Army and RAF Officer training

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • 4 years full-time with integrated placement year
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design and Experimentation 
  • Prototyping and Development 
  • Electronic Engineering Foundations 
  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
  • Quality Engineering 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    78

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General Requirements

  • BBB - BBC to include Maths and a physical science or technology subject (e.g. Physics, Further Maths, Design Technology, Chemistry, Engineering Science, Biology or Electronics)
  • DDM. See below for more information
  • 31 overall points with 5, 5, 5 in Higher Level subjects, including Maths and Physics at Higher Level grade 5.
  • GCSE English Grade C/4 and Maths Grade C/4

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19400 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.
  • UK/EU students - £1,250 during placement year
  • International students - £2,500 during placement year

Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 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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