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BEng (Hons)

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4 Years

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full-time

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September

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About Mechanical Engineering at School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield

Entry RequirementsPlease see the general entry requirements pagehttp://www2.hud.ac.uk/courses/undergrad/entry_requirements.php. Entry requirements for this course are normally one of the following: Entry to BEng(Hons): GCE A2 and AS levels or International Baccaluareate: 220 points including Mathematics and at least one other Science/Technology subject. AVCE in Engineering, Science or Manufacturing including relevant optional units with 220 points. BTEC National Diploma MMP. Entry is also possible from the School's Engineering Foundation Year. Progression to MEng is possible following good performance on the first two years of the appropriate MEng/BEng course. Direct Entry to MEng: GCE A2 and AS levels or International Baccalaureate: 280 points including Mathematics at A2 level and at least one other Science/Technology subject. AVCE in Engineering, Science or Manufacturing including relevant optional units with 280 points. BTEC National Diploma DMM.IntroductionMechanical Engineering will play a crucial role in solving many of the problems facing the world in the next 50 years. Mechanical engineers are in high demand in the energy industry to design and operate power stations, in the process industry to make best use of our remaining oil reserves, the bio-medical industry and within the manufacturing sector. At Huddersfield we have a long history of teaching Mechanical Engineering. The MEng course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and will therefore allow you to apply for Chartered Engineer status early in your professional career. This course provides a sound understanding of the principles and fundamentals of mechanical engineering through practical work, project work and problem solving activities. It also addresses the business and financial management aspects of mechanical engineering. This approach produces graduates who will both understand the broader aspects of engineering and be able to direct and manage projects.Course StructureYear 1Design Fundamentals Introductory CAD Mechanical Engineering Science Electromechanical Systems Professional Studies, C and IT Engineering Applications MathematicsYear 2Analysis of Materials Dynamic Systems Thermo-fluids Engineering Design Management of Manufacture Enterprise Project Maths and Computer Aided AnalysisYear 3 Sandwich Supervised Work ExperienceYear 3 Full-time/Year 4 sandwich Project Production and Quality Management Finite Element Analysis Engineering Systems Computational Fluid Dynamics Dynamic Analysis and Control Major Project MEng students follow one of the School's BEng(Hons) courses in Years 1 and 2 and undertake supervised work experience in Year 3. Year 4 follows the same structure as the associated BEng(Hons) course, and in addition you will compile a personal development portfolio in preparation for Year 5.Year 5 (MEng additional year): Advanced Engineering Analysis and Engineering Research and Development. Modules in business-management and a major group project, which integrates technical, business and personal skills.Teaching and AssessmentTeaching is by lectures, tutorials, seminars, laboratory and project work. Assessment is by assignments, examinations, in-class tests and presentations.Career OpportunitiesTypical first jobs are in design and development, projects, sales and management in aerospace, engine and automobile manufacture, engineering consultancy, machine tools, fabrication, construction, heating and ventilating and process engineering. Companies currently employing our graduates include Cummins Turbo Technologies, David Brown Textron, Cooper Cameron, Bentley, Red Bull Racing, Racing Developments, General Motors and British Aerospace.PlacementA 12 month work placement provides the opportunity for you to apply the knowledge and skills learned in your years of study to a real work environment. Our students gain placements with major UK and overseas companies.You will gain in experience, maturity and motivation through this managed process and return better equipped to succeed in your studies.Special FeaturesThe MEng course is accredited by the IMechE and allows you to apply for Chartered Engineer status early in your career.

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