Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in United Kingdom

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Mechanical Engineering

Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

Mechanical engineers almost always need to have the ability to analyze and design objects and systems with motion. This includes small individual parts, like micro-sensors, and large complex machines, like control systems for airplanes and spacecraft.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Top Bachelor Programs in Mechanical Engineering in United Kingdom 2018

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BEng Mechanical Engineering

University of Birmingham - College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Campus Full time 3 weeks September 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham

Mechanical Engineering at Birmingham produces graduates who are creative, highly numerate and skilled at solving problems and delivering results. We are a friendly community of self-assured professionals, determined to guide you to wherever your engineering talents will thrive. All our programmes are accredited and reflect the strength and longevity of our industrial partnerships. [+]

Undergraduate degree course/programme Mechanical Engineering BEng H300:

Mechanical Engineering is a professional discipline as important as medicine - for which it supplies many solutions in terms of life-saving equipment, life-enhancing artificial limbs, pacemakers, micro-scale pumps, incubators, etc. Mechanical Engineers design, analyse and manufacture machines that move using gears: giant earth moving machines, huge turbines in power stations, all types of road and rail vehicles and space rockets and satellites. We design tiny micro gears that power medical equipment, handheld computers and mobile 'phones. We also make industrial robots; the machines that make other products.

Mechanical Engineering at Birmingham produces graduates who are creative, highly numerate and skilled at solving problems and delivering results. We are a friendly community of self-assured professionals, determined to guide you to wherever your engineering talents will thrive. All our programmes are accredited and reflect the strength and longevity of our industrial partnerships.... [-]


Top-up to BEng in Mechanical Engineering and Design

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

Top-up to BEng course designed to offer professional development for those with HND qualifications in Mechanical Engineering, looking to specialize in manufacturing, power and plant engineering. [+]

Career Boost

If you have an HND in Mechanical Engineering and are looking to extend your technical and application skills, then this one-year Top-up course is for you. Design and develop engineering systems for a variety of fields in today's fast-changing marketplace, focusing on manufacturing. Expect to gain industry-critical skills in teamwork and leadership, and learn to communicate effectively and exchange ideas with specialist professionals and a wider audience.

Why study Mechanical Engineering and Design at LSBU? No. 1 London modern university overall for Mechanical Engineering (Guardian League Table 2018). Make use of our stand-out facilities, like our virtual engineering lab and 3D printing. Live briefs and enterprise project work will enhance your prospects of employment and consultancy, or of running your own business. Our staff is experts, with a great deal to share. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 1 year September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]

BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering

London South Bank University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMecE) this BEng Mechanical Engineering degree is the first step towards Chartered Engineer status. [+]

Everything that moves

Mechanical engineers work in almost every sector you can think of – energy, transport, aviation, robotics, pharmaceuticals and the motor or marine industries. Wherever you want to go, a degree in mechanical engineering can help to get you there. Our course is practical, with substantial laboratory and workshop activities. And your individual final-year project will be a 'design-make-test' project that simulates the tasks and challenges mechanical engineers face.

Why study Mechanical Engineering at LSBU? No. 1 London modern university overall for Mechanical Engineering (Guardian League Table 2018). Professionally accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Make use of our stand-out facilities, like our virtual engineering lab and 3D printing. European study: spend your third year studying with our partner institution, Hochschule Bremen, in Germany. Work experience: complete your third year in a paid professional work placement. ... [-]

BEng (Hons) in Mechanical and Power Plant Systems

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Apply directly to year 3 of this engineering degree and master the power engineering and design skills that are sought after by today's energy industries. The degree is accredited by the Energy Institute and offers a masters route. [+]

Accredited by: EI

Year 3 entry only

Study Mechanical and Power Plant Systems and learn about sustainable energy production such as power generation, transmission, distribution, utilization, and energy conservation. Enjoy industrial placements and specialist power engineering and engineering design modules.

Entry requirements

Year 3

HND Mechanical Engineering with B in the Graded Unit including Maths for Engineering 1, 2 and 3 or Engineering Mathematics 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Maths Summer School

Attendance and pass at Maths Summer School are essential for those without Mathematics for Engineering 3 or Engineering Mathematics 5.

For more info: www.gcu.ac.uk/mathssummerschool... [-]


BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Electronic Systems Engineering

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Gain a BEng qualification while working towards Chartered Engineer status with the Mechanical Systems Engineering degree. This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. [+]

Accredited by: IMechE

Engineers are involved in a number of design and development activities. Mechanical Electronic Systems Engineering is a blend of mechanical engineering, computer-aided engineering, control engineering, systems design engineering and electronic engineering in order to design and manufacture useful products.

This programme, developed in partnership with industry, will produce well-rounded engineers able to exercise leadership, initiative, personal responsibility and decision-making in complex and unpredictable situations. You will have access to cutting-edge laboratories and equipment including CAD, CAM and FEA software, as well as to electrical, control systems and instrumentation and electronic laboratories. There is also the opportunity for a 48-week industry placement. The BEng (Hons) degree is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) as fulfilling the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng), with the addition of the MEng year or an accredited Masters degree. Successful completion of the BEng (Hons) degree allows transfer to the MEng.... [-]


BEng (Hons) in Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4  September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Study this honors degree learn mechanical engineering, computer-aided engineering, and systems design engineering. Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence. [+]

Accredited by: IMechE

Computer-aided mechanical engineering is a blend of mechanical engineering, computer-aided engineering, and systems design engineering. A form of 'virtual engineering', it allows engineers to test new products or systems without having to build expensive prototypes.

This programme has been designed with industry input and uses standard industry software (such as PTC Creo for 3D modelling and manufacturing simulation and ANSYS for Finite Element Analysis) to give you an understanding of the fundamental principles of engineering - design, control, materials and manufacturing methods - as well as learning how to provide solutions to complex engineering problems. All of GCU's Engineering Programmes are accredited by UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) and we have excellent links with industry, providing access to case studies, projects, and work experience. All MEng pathways within the Engineering Suite satisfy the academic requirements required for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the programme meets/will contribute to the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer.... [-]


MEng/ BEng (Hons)/ BEng (Hons) Extended Mechanical Engineering

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2018 United Kingdom Rochester London + 2 more

The programme aims to develop a strong knowledge of engineering concepts across all mechanical subject areas, so as to form a basis for complex problem solving and innovation in whatever area the engineer is employed. A key feature of the programme is the exposure of students to real industrial problems, where leadership skills are developed through a team working approach. [+]

Mechanical Engineering keeps the world moving, from bicycles to bi-planes, catapults to cranes, supercars to satellites and everything in between. Mechanical Engineers apply the fundamentals of science and mathematics to create practical, useful solutions that the rest of us can use. If it moves or contains moving parts, mechanical engineers are behind it. They use the earth’s energy and natural resources intelligently and efficiently to come up with optimum and cost-effective solutions. Our Mechanical Engineering degree programme prepares students for careers as professional mechanical engineers with the focus on innovation, analysis and development within a wide range of advanced engineering technologies.... [-]


BEng Mechanical Engineering

The University of Warwick, School of Engineering
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

Mechanical systems, mechanisms, and machines lie at the heart of our traditional engineering industries. [+]

What will I learn?

Mechanical systems, mechanisms, and machines lie at the heart of our traditional engineering industries. The skills and techniques associated with them continue to be essential. In recent years these have extended into the areas of precision engineering, nanotechnology, and mechatronics, as mechanical engineers have broadened their skill sets and embraced technologies from other disciplines to solve difficult problems.

Our courses take a multidisciplinary approach to engineering challenges. Led by experts in the School of Engineering and WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group) we provide opportunities to learn from leading researchers in areas such as precision mechanics, fluid dynamics, and sustainable thermal energy technology, as well as complementary areas in other fields of engineering. We also work with many of the country’s leading companies. This collaboration feeds back into our research, informs our teaching and helps us to keep our courses at the forefront of industry best practice.... [-]


BEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering

The University of Warwick, School of Engineering
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

Globally, manufacturing is a key provider of wealth and employment. Manufacturing and mechanical engineers apply their creativity, skills, and vision to work with a range of other engineers in the development of innovative and cost-effective products. [+]

What will I learn?

Globally, manufacturing is a key provider of wealth and employment. Manufacturing and mechanical engineers apply their creativity, skills, and vision to work with a range of other engineers in the development of innovative and cost-effective products.

As a manufacturing and Mechanical Engineer, you’ll master modern technologies and skills such as robotics, computer-aided design, and simulation. We offer you a rich curriculum and the resources to achieve this, accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. We will give you a significant understanding of management techniques and skills alongside these technical subjects.... [-]


BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering

University of Dundee
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom Dundee

Mechanical Engineering mixes traditional core engineering principles with emerging technologies to create innovative solutions to design and analyze problems. [+]

Modern mechanical engineering requires people who are able to combine a very broad range of technical, scientific, creative and management skills to achieve goals in sectors ranging from space exploration to energy management to surgical innovation.

At the University of Dundee, we pride ourselves in taking a modern systems-based approach to developing mechanical engineering skills of our students. We have invested heavily in important new areas of engineering including rapid prototyping, renewable energy, and embedded control technology.

You will study mechatronics (the integration of electronics and computer control with mechanical engineering), providing you with a broad range of skills for the development of modern, high-performance products.... [-]