What will I learn?

Our BEng Mechanical Engineering course is offered as either a three or four year course with integrated placement year. We are driven by the demands of industry to produce graduates with extremely strong engineering and scientific skills coupled to strong skills in project management, team work and commercial awareness. The fast-evolving nature of mechanical engineering means that future generations of graduates must embrace change and thrive on a love of innovation. The challenges and rewards for skilled engineers who can design, manufacture and manage advanced products and processes are greater than ever.Throughout the course we emphasise the need to be able to apply engineering knowledge, technical skill, strong management skills and innovation to successfully solve engineering problems. You can expect to work on major projects often in partnership with commercial engineering companies. Your studies will encompasses all of the fundamental disciplines of mechanical engineering. Our close links with industry and the broad basis of our degree programmes ensure our students’ attractiveness to a wide range of employers and enhance our graduate employment record. Graduate opportunities exist in the fields of research, development and design, automotive engineering, manufacturing systems engineering, power generation, advanced technology and computer-aided design, accountancy, management, marketing, Navy, Army and RAF Officer training.Key course benefits:- Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)- 89% satisfaction with Teaching on the course (NSS, 2017)- Mechanical Engineering is ranked in the Top 15 for career prospects (Guardian University Guide, 2017)- Ranked top 30 in the UK for Mechanical Engineering (Guardian League Table 2017)- Our optional placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, to boost your future employment prospects.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£19,800.00 (20,44,316) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Aston Triangle,

Birmingham,

B4 7ET, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£19,800.00 (20,44,316) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Aston Triangle,

Birmingham,

B4 7ET, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

including Mathematics and a Physical Science or Technology subject (Physics, Design Technology, Engineering Science and Electronics)BBB including Mathematics and a Physical Science or Technology subject: Standard offer. BBC including Mathematics and a Physical Science or Technology subject; and if the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B.BCC including Mathematics and a Physical Science or Technology subject: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Aston University

Aston University is one of the leading career-focused universities in the UK, dedicated to providing real-world experience to all students.

  • University of the Year (Guardian 2020)
  • Outstanding Entrepreneurial University (THE Awards, 2020)
  • Scholarships for international students
  • Located in Birmingham (the UK’s second largest city)