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Mechanical Engineering

Explore Mechanical Engineering as it is the most versatile of the engineering disciplines

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BEng (Hons)) Mechanical Engineering

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Pathways Available

International Year One | International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

This accredited degree will place you at the heart of modern industry, providing career opportunities in sectors such as: Aerospace, automotive and rail, Energy and power generation, Manufacturing engineering; product design, materials, production and processing.

Through this programme you will combine mechanics, materials science, thermofluids and computational methods to design, analyse and implement complex systems which are economic, reliable, efficient and sustainable.

Modules in this degree will put theory into practice through a range of individual and group projects. For instance, year 1 will see you take part in three projects using your skills to design, build and test real mechanical devices.

You will have the opportunity to participate in the Formula Student competition, working with other students to design and build a single-seater racing car.

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Important
  • There may be additional costs that you may incur as a student such printing, stationary and PC if needed.

Why Study this Degree

This programme is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Recent graduates have gone onto work for Jaguar Land Rover, Ford Motor Company, Horiba MIRA, Cummins, Precision Casting Corporation, Denso Marston, Carnaud MetalBox.

Your Pathways

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences