Mechanical Engineering (Including Foundation Year) BEng (Hons)

If you don't have the right grades to enrol directly on to the BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree, you could opt to start your studies with a foundation year. The extra year is intended to give you the best possible preparation for success on the degree pathway. It has been designed to develop your skills in mechanics and mathematics - these are important areas of study which will underpin your learning on the degree course.

You'll study introductory modules relevant to the degree course whilst developing key skills for academic study. Successful completion of the introductory foundation year will allow you to progress onto the Mechanical Engineering degree which is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and the Engineering Council.

BEng (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Typical A-Level Offer - EE

Typical Welsh BACC Offer - N/A

Typical BTEC Offer - BTEC Extended Diploma Pass Pass Pass or BTEC Diploma Pass Pass

Typical IB Offer - Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points from Higher Levels

Typical Access to HE Offer - Pass the Access to HE Diploma and obtain a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points

Additional Requirements - GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 3 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C/Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances

Advanced Entry: Internal applicants (USW and Partner Colleges) taking the HND Mechanical Engineering who achieve a distinction profile with above 70% in mechanical science and thermo fluids are considered for 3rd year entry onto the BEng Mechanical Engineering. Applicants obtaining an HND from other universities or colleges with lower grade profiles are able to join the 3rd year of the BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering.

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