What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades AAB including Maths and Physics. Practical Science is required. Mathematics and Physics.
Highers at AAB in three subjects, in conjunction with Advanced Highers at BB in Maths and Physics
BB in Maths and Physics, plus Highers at AAB in three other subjects Mathematics at grade B and Physics at grade B.
35 points minimum with 6,6,5 at HL including HL Maths and Physics
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers75%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This course is taught within the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Loughborough. It is ranked in the UK top 10 in all major newspaper league tables and has an excellent reputation for student satisfaction and graduate prospects. 97% of their graduates are in employment or taking further study within six months of leaving with 96% of them in professional or managerial roles. The average starting salary of their graduates is over Â£26,000 (of those available for work or study DLHE 2014). Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest of the engineering disciplines and will offer you a wide choice of options in industry. Our BEng Mechanical Engineering degree provides a balanced, theoretical and practical introduction to fundamental engineering principles and their application to real industrial projects. The course is fully accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and has an established reputation with employers in industry and a number of companies offer sponsorship for students.
Year 1: Computing; design and manufacture; electronics and circuit theory; engineering business and communication; materials and manufacturing technology; mathematics; mechanics; mechanics of materials; thermofluids. Year 2: Business law and finance; computing; computer aided design, manufacture & test (computer-aided designMAT); dynamics and control; electrical power and machine; heat transfer and fluids; industry design project; mathematics; mechanics of materials; design of machine elements; dynamics and control; thermodynamics. Year 3: Individual project; business management; French or German (optional); selection of electives from a wide range.
The Loughborough experience is an unrivalled mix of exciting campus life, sporting chances, diverse universal cultures, industrial links and world-class research. With two major cities nearby, a great uni / union relationship and the biggest higher education campus in Europe, you're in for some unforgettable times. Our 16,000 students enjoy more than 8,000 nights out at the union.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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