Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

Studying Mechanical Engineering will give you an in-depth technical training and professional accreditation to practice as a Mechanical Engineer.

You will explore engineering design and take part in practical sessions at local manufacturing companies. There’s an emphasise on operating principles throughout this course, and design of mechanical systems such as wind turbines, thermal pumps and solar energy technologies.

In your final year there will be a large element of independent study through projects and lab work. This will be based around renewable energy and power generation systems. You will also have the opportunity o gain project management skills, helping you develop your employability skills once you graduate.

BEng (Hons) Award
October Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration
H301 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study.

UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed.

At least 80 points with 64 points from 2 A level passes at C or above.

At least 80 points with 64 from Merit Merit in two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas or one BTEC Diploma.

At least 80 points with Merit Merit Pass in the BTEC Extended Diploma.

A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, OCR Nationals, International Baccalaureate and CACHE Level 3 awards.

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