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BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering Degree with Foundation Year

Course Overview

The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree with Foundation prepares you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in the competitive and diverse field of mechanical engineering.

Mechanical engineers are always in demand around the globe. They create solutions and solve problems, and play a central role in the design and implementation of moving parts in a range of industries. This programme will prepare you with the skills and knowledge that you need to succeed in this competitive and diverse field.

The course will see you apply mathematical and statistical methods, tools, and notations in the analysis and solution of complex engineering problems. You will also develop your capabilities in problem-solving, managing workloads, and communicating with a range of individuals. In your foundation year, you will gain an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of the engineering environment and its principles.

Why study this course?

  • This course prepares prospective engineers for meaningful professional employment in the Mechanical Engineering sector.
  • 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.
  • Upon graduation, you will be able to pursue a career in a wide range of industries. Examples include advance manufacturing, product design, bio medical engineering, and artificial intelligence, among many others. You may also choose to study a master’s in a related subject area.

Course details

  • Location

    Regent College London
  • Duration

    4 years
  • Study mode

  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

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

  • Foundation Principles 0 (ATT3037) Optional
  • Foundation Principles 1 (ATT3033) Core
  • Foundation Principles 2 (ATT3034) Core
  • Engineering Study Skills (ATT3035) Core
  • Engineering Technology (ATT3036) Core
  • Engineering Environment (AME4066) Core
  • Engineering Principles 1 (AME4067) Core
  • Engineering Principles 2 (AME4068) Core
  • Projects and Systems (AME4069) Core
  • Graphical Communications and Computer
  • Modelling (AME4070) Core
  • Engineering Applications (AME5016) Core
  • Mechanics of Materials and Machines (AME5017) Core
  • Thermofluids and Control Systems (AME5018) Core
  • Engineering Modelling and Analysis (AME5019) Core
  • Engineering in Business and Society (AME5020) Core
  • 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 BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year degree is well recognised both nationally and internationally. Once you have graduated with this degree, you will have the opportunity to explore a range of careers in the engineering sector.

Mechanical engineers are employed across many sectors, including aerospace, automotive, chemical, construction, medicine, sport, consumer goods, and electrical. There are career opportunities both in the UK and abroad.

Entry Requirements

  • UCAS points: 48
  • You should have a minimum of two GCE A2-level passes (or equivalent), including any relevant subject; and five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent), including Mathematics, Science, and English.
  • Mature students without these qualifications but with relevant industrial experience or alternative qualifications may be considered.
  • Level 3 in related subject
  • College-recognised certificated learning equivalent to the above. Where possible Regent College London uses the NARIC database to determine equivalents to GCSE and A level qualifications
  • IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any band (non-native speakers). We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details
  • 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.

Additional Criteria

  • Non-standard and mature student entry: Engineering related work experience and Intention to study meeting
  • Edexcel-BTEC Ordinary National Diploma/Certificate in engineering with Level 3 Maths and Science will be considered.
  • Students who are deemed to have an insufficient understanding of maths determined by the diagnostic assessment will be required to take additional module ATT3037 (Foundation Principles 0).
  • Professor Ilias Oraifiage
    Professor Ilias Oraifige
    Head of School of Engineering and Computing

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