Mechanical Engineering Degrees
Gain free professional membership of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Use facilities of the standard you would expect to see and use in the workplace
Strong industry links include EON, Tata Steel, Airbus and GDF Suez
Mechanical Engineering Degrees
Our Mechanical engineering degrees have been accredited by the IMechE and the Energy Institute. This means that industry recognises they meet the highest standard of education and provide a route to achieving Chartered Engineer status.
Our mechanical engineering department has strong links with major international industries such as EON, EDF, Doosan Power Systems, Tata Steel, Airbus and GDF Suez. We work closely with them to ensure that our courses are kept up-to-date, relevant and challenging.
Our mechanical engineering facilities are the standard you would expect to see and use in the workplace. They include well-equipped computer rooms using state-of-the-art design and analysis software, and dedicated project and workshop spaces. We have our own augmented reality welding training simulator, flight simulator, wind tunnels and gas turbine plant.
You can gain free professional membership of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). This membership gives you many benefits such as access to online resources and invitations to local and national events, including technical seminars and conferences, all of which can help to give you a competitive career advantage.
Our mechanical engineering department has strong links with major international industries such as EON, EDF, Doosan Power Systems, Tata Steel, Airbus and GDF Suez. We work closely with them to ensure that our courses are kept up-to-date, relevant and challenging, ultimately giving you the greatest chance of future employment.
Mechanical Engineering Courses
Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and the Engineering Council, this is a modern mechanical engineering degree. You could design, analyse, research and test anything from wind turbines to turbojet engines.
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Including Foundation Year)
The four-year Master of Engineering (MEng) course is the highest award for undergraduate study in engineering and is designed for more able students, combining our BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree with Masters-level material.
Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), this degree will give you a strong foundation in a range of traditional mechanical engineering topics.
This one year top-up course is a modern engineering management degree that allows you to use your analytical and business skills to solve real-life problems, relevant to a wide range of industries.
The HNC provides a flexible route to degree study and is a recognised qualification in its own right. Once you complete the HNC you have the option to progress on to the HND Mechanical Engineering and then to the degree.
The HND provides a flexible route to degree study and a recognised qualification in its own right. Once you complete the HND you have the option to progress on to the BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree.
Designed to help you achieve Chartered Engineering (CEng) status, use state-of-the-art engineering analysis software, and employ appropriate analytical and computer-based techniques.
The MSc Professional Engineering, which meets the academic requirements of CEng status, is available to those currently in employment and is ideal if you are seeking to further progress and develop within the engineering profession.
We offer a number of postgraduate research programmes including Masters by Research and PhD, which allow you to make an in-depth study of a mechanical engineering topic that interests you. You can study full-time or part-time, on-campus or by distance (subject permitting). If you are an engineering professional with an existing body of work, you may be eligible for the PhD by Portfolio.
At USW, we have research strengths in a number of individual disciplines and interdisciplinary areas including mechanical engineering; automotive and power systems engineering and aerospace design.
Mechanical Engineering Placements
Put Theory into Practice
Undertaking a work placement is a great chance for you to apply your current skills and gain new ones from a real-world setting, as well as putting you ahead of the competition when you graduate.
At USW we create graduates who are prepared for tomorrow. We offer learning that reflects employer demands, and equip our students with the skills and experience to succeed. We produce employment-ready graduates who are a step ahead of their competitors.
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You'll have the chance to explore our campuses at Cardiff, Newport or Pontypridd, meet academic staff and current students, learn about life at USW and student money, and take part in interactive activities related to your course. For those who can't attend an on-campus event, we run online and on-demand events. There's plenty of ways to discover what USW is all about.
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