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Mechanical Engineering (BEng)

Cardiff University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Cardiff
English

About this program

Mechanical Engineering (BEng)

Mechanical engineers are essential to the workings of the modern world, combining imagination and technology to offer innovative solutions across society and industry.

Mechanical engineers can work across all industrial sectors, developing and manufacturing well-designed products through efficient manufacturing processes. Choosing our BEng Mechanical Engineering degree means you will receive a sound training in the fundamentals and applications of engineering principles and can look forward to a challenging and rewarding career.

Note that if Chartered status is important to you, a four-year Cardiff MEng course may offer a quicker, more direct route than the BEng course.

Other Cardiff University Mechanical Engineering courses available may include:

  • The opportunity to follow a sandwich year in industry if you choose the relevant four-year BEng or five-year MEng degree option
  • The opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution for one semester if you choose the relevant MEng (International) degree option
  • The opportunity to study a language if you choose the relevant MEng degree option with a sandwich year at a university in France, Germany or Spain

Admission requirements

Typical A level offer

AAB-ABB. Must include Maths. You will need to pass the science practical element of the A-level if this is part of your programme of study.

Extended/International Project Qualification: Applicants with grade A in the EPQ/IPQ will typically receive an offer one grade lower than the standard A level offer. Please note that any subject specific requirements must still be met.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website


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Program content

The modules shown are an example of the typical curriculum and will be reviewed prior to the 2022/23 academic year. The final modules will be published by September 2022.

Year one

  • Electrical Technology
  • Engineering Applications
  • Professional Engineering
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Materials and Manufacture
  • Mechanics
  • Thermofluids

Year two

  • Mechanical Engineering Labs
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Thermofluids 2
  • Solid Mechanics and Dynamics
  • Computing 1
  • Engineering Analysis and Computing 2
  • Design
  • Manufacturing Systems Design

Year three

  • Industrial Project Management
  • Project
  • Product Design

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition

  • Tuition fees for UK and Ireland: £9,000 per year.
  • Tuition fees for International Students: £23,450 per year.

For more information about tuition fee, please visit the university website.

Qualification

What skills will I practise and develop?

This course is accredited via the Engineering Council, meaning the core competencies of UK-SPEC (UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence) are integrated throughout the taught years.

Through lab work you will develop practical skills focused on the application of a range of engineering principles to real-life technological, regulatory and ethical problems encountered in the engineering profession.

You will also:

  • Enhance your communication skills, both orally and in writing through a series of reports and assignments
  • Develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to solve multidisciplinary problems in an engineering context
  • Enhance your team-working skills, ability to exercise original thought and good professional judgement

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Cardiff University

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University combines a prestigious heritage with impressive modern facilities, on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. As part of the Russell Group, our students benefit from our outstanding research quality and reputation, while...


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CF10 3AT Cardiff

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