About this course
A degree in Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest and most exciting areas of engineering. Mechanical Engineers work to research, develop and manage projects devising innovative solutions in design and manufacture. Mechanical engineering graduates find roles within industries such as manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, petroleum, pharmaceuticals, energy and water.
The Foundation Degree in Mechanical Engineering is designed to provide the knowledge and understanding of how advanced and innovative engineering underpins the mechanical design, advanced manufacturing and technical service areas of the industry. This course can also form part of a Higher Apprenticeship.
- Level 3 qualifications such as a National Award/Certificate/Diploma, Extended Diploma, A Level, Access to Higher Education Course, or a work-based course such as NVQ 3 or Advanced Apprenticeship. Where these qualifications are recognised on the UCAS tariff, candidates should normally have achieved a minimum tariff of 280 points.
- Mature applicants with relevant experience who do not have the stated entry requirements are encouraged to apply.
- All applicants will normally also require at least 4 GCSE passes (at grade C or above), including Maths and English or their Level 2 equivalents.