What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
A*AA including Mathematics and Physics with A* in Mathematics or Physics (or Further Mathematics if applicable). Alternative A level offer: AAA including Mathematics and Physics plus one of: grade A in an EPQ grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives
AA in Advanced Highers including Mathematics and Physics plus AAAAA in Scottish Highers.
D*D*D* in the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF) plus grade A* in A level Mathematics.
36 points overall and 7, 6, 6 in three Higher Level subjects including Mathematics and Physics.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 152 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers64%
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 supportNot available
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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Combine detailed subject knowledge with initiative to solve complex engineering problems. Develop the professional skills to pursue a career as an engineer. Our course teaches you how to use physical science, mathematics and computing to analyse engineering systems. You'll combine this with study in design and manufacturing processes to understand how modern industry works. Your first two years give you a detailed understanding of the core mechanical engineering principles. You’ll learn how to incorporate design into the science, manufacturing and management elements of engineering. You can apply this knowledge to analyse, build and test a product from scratch. You can switch to any of our five mechanical engineering degrees up to the end of your second year. The flexibility in our course structure lets you choose the direction of your degree with a large pick of option units including aerospace, automotive, design, manufacturing, environmental or medical engineering. Group and individual projects are a chance for you to put theory into practice and gain experience in engineering enterprise management. You can join one of our teams to compete in international competitions such as Formula Student or the Isle of Man TT Zero. Our MEng degrees give you an in-depth study experience through advanced taught units and project work and fulfil the educational requirements you need to become a Chartered Engineer. Professional recognition/ accreditation This course is accredited by the Engineering Council and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
At Bath we are known for excellence in teaching and research, a superb student experience, and providing outstanding preparation for the workplace. Bath is a top five UK university (Guardian University Guide 2018) and ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. All our degrees offer placement options and 86% of our employed first degree graduates move into top-level jobs.
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2:1 or above
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