BEng (Hon) Mechanical Engineering with Foundation YearUniversity of Derby
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BEng (Hon) Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year
Our foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you.
Develop the skills all modern mechanical engineers need on this IMechE accredited mechanical engineering degree. A city of technology that’s home to Rolls-Royce, Bombardier and Toyota: Derby is the perfect choice.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
It paves the way for a bright future – over 90% of our mechanical engineering graduates were in work or further study within six months, according to the latest survey. As well as studying areas such as computer aided design, structural analysis and thermofluids, you can choose to spend a year in industry to build your experience. Individual projects and extra-curricular projects like the Shell Eco-marathon, allow you to innovate and give your CV – and your confidence ¬¬– a huge boost.
IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?
If you’re interested in becoming a Chartered Engineer (one of the profession’s elite), this accredited degree gives you a head start.
HOW YOU WILL LEARN
There’s a mixture of lectures, research projects, seminars and workshops as well as industrial visits and guest lectures from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES
You can choose to take a year’s placement to enhance your credibility with prospective employers. You can also get involved with teams working on national student competitions – for example to design, build and drive energy efficient vehicles.
CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY
This degree prepares you for careers in mechanical engineering design, motorsport or automotive design and in applications of advanced materials. You can also progress to our MSc which meets all the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer status.
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Qualification requirementsQualification Offer Further information UCAS Tariff 72 points Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer. A level DDD Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits:
45 at Level 3
15 at Level 2 GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
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Fees and funding
Tuition feesChannel Islands £9,250 Year 1 EU £9,250 Year 1 International £14,045 Year 1 England £9,250 Year 1 Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1 Scotland £9,250 Year 1 Wales £9,250 Year 1
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