What will I learn?

Build a solid foundation in the principles of mechanical engineering. Begin with an exciting interdisciplinary module set up with funding from the Royal Academy of Engineering and progressing on to tackling a technically challenging group design project. You’ll develop your skills and broaden your opportunities to become a professional engineer. This course extends our BEng (Hons) with provision for advanced study of industrially relevant topics.You will engage in experimental work in excellent laboratories and workshops. You’ll immerse yourself in additional modules in marketing and entrepreneurship, industrial computational fluid dynamics, robotics and control and structural design. You’ll open the door to a successful future. With starting salaries from £23,000, our graduates have gone on to work for Hoare Lea, Babcock Marine, Becton Dickinson, e2v, Edwards, the Shaw Group and the Ministry of Defence.* Open the door to a successful future. With starting salaries from £23,000, our graduates have gone on to work for Hoare Lea, Babcock Marine, Becton Dickinson, e2v, Edwards, the Shaw Group and the Ministry of Defence.*Join a course accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), which can lead to Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.* Study specialist modules in control systems engineering or thermo-fluid mechanics, and learn from engineering failures.* Benefit from an optional 48 week paid work placement. Placements may lead to sponsorship and future employment opportunities.* Engage in experimental work in excellent laboratories and workshops.* Take the opportunity to make appropriate use of computer-aided engineering.* Take advantage of a flexible course. The first two years are common with MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Composites and the first year is common with MEng (Hons) Marine Technology, allowing you to swap courses.* Immerse yourself in additional modules in marketing and entrepreneurship, industrial computational fluid dynamics, robotics and control and structural design.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,800.00 (US$ 17,026) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

September 2021

Venue

Main Site

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,800.00 (US$ 17,026) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

September 2021

Venue

Main Site

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need US high school diplomas with a combination of: AP at grade 4 or 5 (usually three subjects relevant to course), SAT circa 1250, ACT circa 26, SAT subjects (three relevant subjects circa 400). Undergraduate programmes: ILETS 6.0 overall with Minimum component scores 5.5 in all four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing).

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About this uni

Two-thirds of the research conducted by the University of Plymouth is ranked as either world-leading or internationally excellent.

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