What will I learn?

Our stimulating Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Year BEng degree is designed to give you the expertise needed to tackle real-world problems. This course provides you with the skills to deliver results in an ever-changing industry and you will benefit from a research-led culture, which informs our teaching.You have the option to spend a year in industry at the end of your second year. The aim of the Industrial Year is not simply to provide paid work but to ensure that its nature and quality are commensurate with your professional development. A key element is to ensure that you and companies are well matched, maximising both parties’ experience. We have an Industrial Liaison Officer who works with our industrial partners and we also have extensive industrial contact through our research.Our expertise in applying engineering science will equip you with the ability to solve problems of industrial and societal significance. You’ll work alongside Civil and Electrical Engineers, this interdisciplinary working reflects industry practices and right from the very start will begin building your teamworking and professional skills alongside your technical knowledge.You will be the subject expert on a major project during your Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Year BEng degree where you will apply your in-depth technical knowledge. This will provide you with vital employability skills that will give you a competitive edge in applications forms, interviews and assessment tests for graduate jobs.This course has been designed to be relevant to the needs of modern industry and to produce graduates who have the personal and intellectual qualities to be successful in their chosen careers. By the end of the course, you will be equipped to play leading roles in a professional capacity in both industry and academia, and thus able to deal with issues at the forefront of our discipline. The opportunity is also open to you to get involved in work on UBRacing – our own Formula Student racing team, which competes throughout the world.

Which department am I in?

Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Academic and Student Division,

Birmingham,

B15 2TT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Typical offer:AAA. Candidates should have predicted AAB including Biology/Human Biology and Chemistry.General Studies:Not accepted. Critical Thinking is also not accepted. Other non-standard subjects may not be accepted. Please contact us for advice.

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

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