BEng Mechanical Engineering (H305)

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UCAS code H305
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 3 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees
  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £20,300 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £10,750 per year
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17 53

About BEng Mechanical Engineering

The first two years are common to all mechanical engineering students, with teaching based on four main themes:

  • design and manufacture
  • dynamics and control
  • materials
  • thermofluids

Years one and two cover the fundamental principles of mechanical engineering and include lectures, laboratories, design classes and short projects in modelling and manufacturing.

The third year builds on this foundation and applies the principles covered in years one and two to more realistic and complex engineering applications. A major element of the third year is an open-ended individual research project that requires students to demonstrate independent and creative thinking.

In the fourth year, students select courses from a range of specialist options, which provide an insight into state-of-the-art engineering research. The fourth year also includes a second major project undertaken in a group of around four students. In these projects, students must work effectively as a team to address a substantial open-ended technical challenge.

Upon completion of our fully accredited courses (with IMechE), you will have already met part (studying BEng) or all (studying MEng) of the benchmark academic requirements for becoming an Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng).

More about Mechanical Engineering

Find out more about studying Mechanical Engineering at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Typical offer for BEng Mechanical Engineering - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
A*AA including A*A in Mathematics and Physics (in any order)
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
AAB including AA in Mathematics and Physics
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
38 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6,6 at Higher Level in Mathematics and Physics
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 6, 6 at Higher Level in Mathematics and Physics
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Science or Science and Engineering) with 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. At least 12 credits at Distinction in Mathematics and 12 credits at Distinction in Physics. The mathematics should include calculus, algebra and trigonometry. Where possible we recommend taking as many level 3 mathematics credits as possible. A-level Mathematics at A. See admissions statement for alternative qualifications.
BTEC offer D*DD  (Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering) plus A-level Mathematics at A. See admissions statement for alternative Mathematics qualification
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AA including Mathematics and Physics, and Standard Higher: AAAAA
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade
European Baccalaureate offer88% overall, with 9.0 in Mathematics and 8.5 in Physics
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Specified subjects

Where A-level Mathematics is not offered alongside this qualification, please see section 1.2 in the Admissions statement.

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
No specific subjects required
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels for 2018 entry.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile E
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application

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Email: choosebristol-ug@bristol.ac.uk

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Accreditation

This course is recognised by the following organisations:

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

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