What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades AAB including Mathematics and Physics. If you are studying a Science A level and it includes a separate practical assessment, then you must also achieve a Pass in this assessment
AB in Mathematics and Physics, plus Highers at AAB in three other subjects
BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma:D*DD in a relevant subject, with Distinctions in; Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems, and Further Engineering Mathematics, plus A Level Mathematics at grade A. Relevant subjects include Aeronautical, Engineering, or Mechanical
35 points with 6,6,5 at HL including HL Mathematics 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 offers86%
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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Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest of the engineering disciplines and will offer you a wide choice of options in industry. A modern mechanical engineering degree is a blend of traditional disciplines such as stress analysis, dynamics, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics, with contemporary subjects such as mechatronics, laser materials processing, healthcare engineering and the range of techniques known collectively as computer aided engineering (CAE).
Year 1 and 2: Areas studied include electronics and electrical technology, engineering computing, manufacturing management, product design, engineering sciences, mathematics and statistics, manufacturing design, materials and manufacturing processes, and manufacturing technology. Optional placement/study year: Salaried professional placement and/or overseas study. Year 4: Areas studied include advanced manufacturing processes, an individual project, international project management, lean operations, and sustainable manufacturing. Graduate destinations
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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