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BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Top-Up)

Course Overview

The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Top-up) is perfect for those who have received a Level 5 qualification and want to further educational development.

The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering Top-up degree will expose you to key concepts within engineering such as automobile/mechanical design, advanced materials and machines, among others. A mechanical engineering degree is considered an essential qualification if you’re looking to pursue a career within the field of mechanical engineering, or advance your current career.

The diverse nature of this engineering program necessitates the use of a variety of teaching and learning methods to ensure the acquisition and development of appropriate concepts, knowledge, and skills. Upon completion of this program, you will gain a host of skills and knowledge including mathematical and statistical methods which are necessary to underpin your education in your engineering discipline.

This undergraduate course is a great way to stand out from the crowd to help attract career progression and future employers.

Why study this course?

  • A Top-up degree can help open doors to your future career.
  • You will develop your cognitive, intellectual, and problem-solving skills via key principles of mechanical engineering.
  • The demand for skilled and qualified mechanical engineers is increasing, which is fostered by a transforming economic landscape, driven by the need for advanced engineering solutions.
  • We’ll support you to develop highly sought-after skills such as communication, data analysis, time management, team working and problem-solving.

Course details

  • Location

  • Duration

    1 year
  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with

  • Major Project (AME6022) Core
  • Advanced Materials and Structures (AME6023) Core
  • Management and Enterprise in Engineering (AME6024) Core
  • Advanced Thermofluids and Control (AME6025) Core
  • Finite Element and Difference Solutions (AME6026) Core

Career progression

The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering Top-up degree will help you gain the knowledge and skills needed to play a vital role in everyday lives. So much of our world is dependent on engineering, and this course aims to give you a well-rounded skill set to take the next step in your mechanical engineering career. Once you have gained your Top-up degree, you may go on to explore a career within a range of industries such as:

  • Aerospace
  • Oil and gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical

Entry Requirements

  • You are normally expected to have completed a relevant qualification at Level HE5, such as a Foundation Degree or HND, or professional qualification at an equivalent level.
  • If you are an international student, you must take a Secure English Language Test (SELT). You can only take a SELT with one of the following providers: IELTS SELT Consortium including UKVI Academic IELTS, LanguageCert, Pearson and PSI Services (UK) Ltd. Please see here for the minimum scores required for each. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.
  • Professor Ilias Oraifiage
    Professor Ilias Oraifige
    Head of School of Engineering and Computing