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What will I learn?

Where will this course lead?

This course is a one year top-up programme designed to enable students from Foundation Degrees in Mechanical Engineering to obtain a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering Design. It was developed to provide a natural level 6 progression route for students studying the Foundation Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Solihull College & University Centre. This programme has been designed to support students in their application for Incorporated Engineer.

What will I study?

The principal aim of this course is to provide an education in mechanical engineering, producing graduates who have the necessary range of skills and depth of understanding to successfully pursue careers as Incorporated Engineers working in the industry.

A distinguishing feature of this course is its practical and applied mechanical emphasis, which it derives from industries local to the University and the expertise of the staff. Graduates of the course should be able to work effectively in industry as part of design, development or research teams with the skills necessary to turn concepts into drawings and through to the manufacturing and assembly processes.

How will I be assessed?

A variety of methods of assessment will be used within the programme, including coursework, assignments, examinations, experiments and presentations. Most modules consist of more than one method of assessment.

What qualifications will I get?

On successful completion of all the modules the learner will have 120 credits at level 6 and will awarded a BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering Design from Oxford Brookes University.

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
To be confirmed
Start date

Expected September 2023


Woodlands Campus

Auckland Drive,

Smiths Wood,


B36 0LY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Must be in a relevant subject.

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


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