Why study BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering at BU?
- Choose to take the course as either a BEng (Bachelor of Engineering) or MEng (Master of Engineering) qualification
- As well as giving you a solid grounding in engineering, the course provides an inspirational insight into emerging technologies within the sector and how to apply them to real-world situations
- Learn from industry-seasoned academics, practitioners and guest speakers
- You’ll have access to state-of-the-art Innovation Centre, a designated space for Design and Engineering students
- Take part in a career-affirming minimum 30-week period in a work placement, helping you to make contacts and boost your potential within the profession. Within 15 months of graduating, 95% of our students are in employment or further study
- Exhibit your work at the Festival of Design & Engineering, one of BU’s longest running events, giving the public and potential employers an insight into your work.
Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the engineering and technology skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree. If you apply to study the full degree and do not meet the academic entry requirements, our admissions team may consider your application for the Foundation Year and notify you accordingly.
What is it like to study BEng/MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering?
The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in order to meet in part, the exemplifying academic benchmark requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng). The Foundation Year won't be accredited.
In order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in industry to benefit our students we regularly review all of our courses. This course is currently going through this process, and we will update this page to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded. These changes will come into effect for all new students from September 2025 entry. Applicants will be notified by our admissions team of any changes.
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Next start date:
September 2024, September 2025
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
4 years with a minimum 30-week placement or 3 years full-time. You will be enrolled onto the 4-year degree, but can opt out of the placement year. Foundation year: 5 years with a minimum 30-week placement or 4 years full-time.
Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) and Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
Mathematics and a Science or Technology subject
For September 2024 entry: 120 - 128 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels in required subjects, or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma DDM in a required subject. Foundation year: 48-72 UCAS tariff points. DMM. For more information check out our full entry requirements.