B.Eng. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering (Top-up) (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

12 months
16000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The BEng in Mechanical Engineering (Top-up) (Hons) at University of Huddersfield helps you to build on your knowledge and skills to gain a degree if you have studied Mechanical Engineering for at least two years at university or higher education level.


About the Mechanical Engineering (Top-up) (Hons) program offered by University of Huddersfield 

From renewable energy systems to critical medical appliances, you will have the chance to feel like you are making a difference in a way that is important to you. Mechanical engineering offers a varied range of opportunities that could impact society through interesting and successful career paths.

Career Goals and Employability

Opportunities for the skill set of a graduate engineer can be varied and our Mechanical Engineering graduates often find themselves at the heart of technological developments in a wide range of engineering industries. We aim to provide you with strong practical, theoretical and transferrable skills that may reward you with an interesting and challenging future as a professional engineer.

The Course

This one-year top-up course aims for you to continue your studies in the principles of, for example, dynamics, and design and to have the choice of other key modules to best suit you. With an understanding of the key role of sustainability we aim to prepare you for career opportunities in a wide range of industries.

You will work on a selected individual research/design project with the support of your academic supervisor. It is possible to align this with one of the Master's team projects. These involve the design, build and friendly competitive testing of either a road, airborne or rail vehicle, for example, Team HARE, Team Hawk or HudRail.


Previous graduates from courses in this subject area have gone on to work in a variety of roles such as senior supplier quality engineer, vehicle engineering manager, design engineer, lead engineer and test engineer in organisations including McLaren Automotive Ltd, Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd, Rolls-Royce, Cummins Inc and Bentley Motors Ltd.

Additionally, you may gain skills that are transferable to other industries and may be able to pursue a career that requires a good honours degree. You could also go on to further study and the University has many options available for postgraduate study which may interest you.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Design Analysis
  •  Project Quality and Production Management
  •  Dynamic Analysis and Control
  •  Eco Design and IPR
  •  Final Year Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Apply through UCAS

  • Higher National Diploma at Merit in Mechanical Engineering
  • Foundation Degree in Engineering
  • International qualifications are accepted, with high technical engineering content
  • Other relevant skills or experience will be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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