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Mechanical Engineering

City University London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Our Mechanical Engineering degree is ideal for practically minded, creative individuals who relish problem-solving and have a strong desire to design and optimise advanced machines through the novel application of science and mathematics.

This BEng Mechanical Engineering undergraduate programme encourages critical thinking and foster curiosity through both teamwork and independent study. The design exercises provide the opportunity for students to be engaged in cross-disciplinary challenges, preparing the way for tackling larger problems that span traditional engineering boundaries. The courses are led by academic staff from our active Research Centres, supported by specialist professionals from industry.

Our Mechanical engineering degree encompasses the remarkably successful disciplines of material sciences, thermodynamics, solid and fluid mechanics and robotics.

This degree will train you in all aspects necessary for a successful career as a mechanical engineer.

Our Mechanical Engineering degree is ideal for practically minded, creative individuals who relish problem-solving and have a strong desire to design and optimise advanced machines through the novel application of science and mathematics. This BEng Mechanical Engineering undergraduate programme encourages critical thinking and foster curiosity through both teamwork and...

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Course Content

Year 1

Year one is common to all of the engineering courses. Students study the science (largely physics) and mathematics that underpin engineering principles. They are also instructed in how to develop computer program, a skill that is evermore relevant and valuable. Group exercises provide students with the opportunities to undertake preliminary engineering designs.

  • Mathematics I, EX1010 20 credits
  • Engineering Science, ET1060 20 credits
  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics I, ET1070 20 credits
  • Solid Mechanics, ET1080 20 credits
  • Electronics, ET1061 20 credits
  • Design I, ET090 20 credits
  • Personal & Professional Development, ET1000 5 credits

Year 2

Students begin to specialise in year two, advancing their knowledge of solid and fluid mechanics while also studying measurement, data analysis and mechatronics. Students registered on the BEng degree, who average at least 60 per cent at the end of year two, are encouraged to transfer to the MEng degree.

  • Mathematics II, EX2010 20 credits
  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics II, ET2070 20 credits
  • Structural Mechanics, ET2080 20 credits
  • Mechatronics, ET2063 20 credits
  • Measurement and Data, ET2082 20 credits
  • Design II: Mechanical, ME2400 20 credits

Year 3

The third year places increasing emphasis on mechanical design. Modules include: fluid mechanics, mechatronics and control, structural analysis, fluid mechanics and heat transfer and engineering management.

  • Structural Analysis, ME3401 20 credits
  • Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer, ME3407 20 credits
  • Mechatronics and Control, ME3405 20 credits
  • Engineering Management, Reliability and Sustainability, ME3403 20 credits
  • Design III: Mechanical, ME3400 20 credits
  • BEng Individual Project, ET3106 20 credits

Year 1 Year one is common to all of the engineering courses. Students study the science (largely physics) and mathematics that underpin engineering principles. They are also instructed in how to develop computer program, a skill that is evermore relevant and valuable. Group exercises provide students with the opportunities to undertake preliminary engineering...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Northampton Square

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

We may demonstrate some flexibility of entry requirements in Clearing. This will depend on the results we receive and the number of spaces we have available.

Applications through Clearing are likely to be considered on a case by case basis, but an indication of the level at which offers may be considered for International Baccalaureatestudents is as follows:

  • 28 points and above, including Higher Level Mathematics at grade 5, OR;
  • 28 points and above, including Standard Level Mathematics at grade 7 and Higher Level Physics at grade 5

If you are an applicant who has completed qualifications outside of the UK then we encourage you to visit our country pages ahead of calling our Clearing hotline. On these pages you will find information on equivalent grades City will be applying during the Clearing process for students applying from Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain and the USA.

Entry requirements in Clearing for A-Level students will be published on 15th August. Details of the standard entry requirements for 2019 are shown below.

Standard requirements

  • 'A' Level: BBB (including ‘A’ Level Mathematics).
  • Tariff: 120 tariff points including ‘A’ Level Mathematics. See the UCAS website for information on the new tariff.
  • BTEC: D*DD in Engineering with minimum grade B in ‘A’ Level Mathematics or Physics.

The following is also required:

  • GCSE: A minimum of grade 4(C) in GCSE English.

Other suitable qualifications

  • Extended Project Qualification (EPQ): We welcome applications that include the EPQ. Where relevant, this may be included in our offer, resulting in an ‘A’ Level offer reduced by one grade.

If you do not qualify for direct entry, you may wish to take a foundation programme first. These programmes are designed to prepare students for entry to City's undergraduate courses.

English requirements

If your first language is not English, we will require evidence of English language proficiency. We accept the following:

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall with a minimum 6.0 in each component
  • IB: English as a first language, standard level grade 4 and as a second language, higher level grade 4

English language programmes

Don’t meet the English language requirements? INTO City, University of London offers English language programmes to help prepare you for study at university. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability for entry to degree courses.

  • Academic English
  • Pre-sessional English

 

We may demonstrate some flexibility of entry requirements in Clearing. This will depend on the results we receive and the number of spaces we have available. Applications through Clearing are likely to be considered on a case by case basis, but an indication of the level at which offers may be considered for International...

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Assessment Methods

Assessment is by coursework and examinations. Group learning and communication skills are addressed through design studies and presentations. Practical and technical skills are assessed through laboratory work, data analysis and project reports.

Grades obtained in each year count towards the final degree classification, with increasing weight given to the later years.

Assessment is by coursework and examinations. Group learning and communication skills are addressed through design studies and presentations. Practical and technical skills are assessed through laboratory work, data analysis and project reports.

Grades obtained in each year count towards the final degree classification, with increasing weight given to the later years.

Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
78%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
85% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
70% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
87% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
83% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
85% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
91% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
80% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
65% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
80% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
74% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
76% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
79% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
79% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
71% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
69% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
74% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
83% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
87% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
82% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
85% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
74% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
91% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
83% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
70% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
64% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
66% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points48

  • Employment Rate64%

  • Average Graduate Salary£25000

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