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BEng (Hons) Mechanical
Engineering (Manufacturing)

This is a Top-up degree programme awarded by the University of the West of England (UWE). Get industry ready with this IMechE accredited degree that consistently achieves high graduate employment rates and can be studied on a day release basis.

12 Months
413 Students
Top-Up

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University of the West of England (UWE)

located in Bristol, is a modern university with roots that date back to the founding of the 16th century Bristol Society of Merchant Venturers' Navigation School. Today, UWE has more than 27,000 students, 4,000 of whom are international hailing from 140 different countries. The university offers over 600 courses at undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and short course level, with a broad subject portfolio encompassing the arts, creative industries, health, science, business, law, environment and technology.

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Introduction 

Why study mechanical engineering?

Engineers constantly ask questions and explore new ideas. They play a vital role in developing the world around us from the initial design and manufacture of products to their development, management or marketing. A degree in Mechanical Engineering will challenge you and transform the way you learn. Develop your understanding of stress analysis, dynamics, heat transfer, mechatronics, materials and manufacture, and math.

You'll build core skills that you'll take with you through your career, such as innovation, teamwork and creativity. Join us in using the power of engineering to explore, take risks and find ways to change the world for the better.

Why UWE Bristol?

Our new inclusive, problem-based curriculum aims to broaden our engineering audience. To date, we're the first university in the UK to transform our curriculum alongside constructing a new engineering building. You'll also benefit from accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) too. You'll be taught in our new state-of-the-art School of Engineering designed to revolutionize the way engineering is taught. Featuring engine test cells, dedicated collaborative learning spaces and all of the latest high-tech equipment, it's purpose-built to support a wide range of engineering disciplines.

Where can it take me?

As a student engineer, you'll start your professional journey towards becoming an incorporated or chartered engineer from day one. You'll learn by doing, applying and revisiting your early skills through embedded project weeks and development of digital and physical prototypes, as you would in practice. Mechanical engineers are sought after for traditional engineering jobs and the product development process. They are also highly regarded in the world of financial business. You'll also be in demand to help maximize usage of high capital plants and operations such as power stations, oil refineries and hospitals.

Stress Analysis

15 Credits | 75% Exam   25% Online Tests

Dynamics

15 Credits | 100% Exam 

Design and Electromechanical Systems

30 Credits | 100% Exam 

Control Engineering

15 Credits | 100% Exam 

Mechanics of Materials

15 Credits | 50 % Exam   50% Individual Report 

Individual Project

30 Credits 

Reliability Engineering and Asset Management specification

15 Credits | 70% Exam  30% Individual Report (2000 words) 

Materials and Structures for Special Applications specification

15 Credits |   100% Exam

Lean Manufacturing Technology

15 Credits |   60% Exam  40% Portfolio (2000 words)

Materials and Structures for Special Applications

30 Credits | 56% Exam 19% Set Exercise 25% Report (1000 words)

Pathway Flowchart

A growing demand for professionals to understand the business aspects of running a company, building technology and the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) used in the project management of construction.

Awarding Body

University of the West of England (UWE), located in Bristol, is a modern university with roots that date back to the founding of the 16th century Bristol Society of Merchant Venturers’ Navigation School. Today, UWE has more than 27,000 students, 4,000 of whom are international hailing from 140 different countries. The university offers over 600 courses at undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and short course level, with a broad subject portfolio encompassing the arts, creative industries, health, science, business, law, environment and technology.

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