What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
128 UCAS tariff points at A2 including Maths at grade B and Physics or appropriate STEM subject at grade B.
Higher level Maths grade 6, and Physics or an appropriate STEM subject at grade 6.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
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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
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Our MEng(Hons) Computer Aided Engineering degree develops analytical skills for design, manufacturing and organisational skills which are all essential to the modern graduate engineer. This Computer Aided Engineering course provides a programme of study containing modern computer-aided engineering techniques that are applied within manufacturing industry. These include computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacture and computer-aided production management. The UCLan Computer Aided Engineering course satisfies the academic requirements to progress to Chartered Engineer and the opportunities to develop real experiences to enter the computer-aided engineering industry. Those choosing a career in engineering can be confident that their skills will always be in demand. Those with specific knowledge of computer-aided engineering will also have the ability to exploit the advantages of new technologies to extend their engineering expertise. This quality of this course has been recognised with accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Institution of Engineering Designers.
Year 1: Manufacturing engineering; drawing and computer-aided design (CAD); mathematics; electronics and instrumentation; mechanics; software development 1. Year 2: Design and development; CAD; manufacturing technology; operations management A; instrumentation and control; software development 2. Year 3: Advanced CAD; engineering simulation; operations management B; manufacturing simulation; control systems; a major project. Year 4: Engineer in society; case studies in engineering; advanced tribology; advanced engineering systems; a major project (double).
UCLan is a 'modern' university, created in 1992, but its roots go back to 1828 with the founding of the 'Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge'. There are 102 different nationalities represented among UCLan's international and domestic student body. At UCLan, we want to give students the advantage they need through teaching and support to achieve their ambitions.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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