Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)

Swansea University

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( 4.5) 3901 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE H300
Mechanical engineers transform pioneering ideas into ground-breaking inventions. The discipline helps to invent, design and manufacture many of the machines we use on a daily basis. Our Mechanical Engineering degree prepares you for a rewarding career in a range of engineering sectors.As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of advanced equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the wider industry. Mechanical... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

General Engineering
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2018 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
8th / 126
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
39th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
12th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-19
Full Time
3 Years

Mechanical Engineering

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 94 = 6% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, February 2019

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Mechanical Engineering

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
96%
Physics
83%
Chemistry
31%
Further Mathematics
15%
Biology
10%

Tuition fees

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£9,000 per year
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£9,000 per year
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£18,500 per year
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Latest Mechanical Engineering (General) reviews

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Elliot
27 Feb 19

Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)

It's been life-changing. I've met so many people and friends for life, whilst learning a degree that should set me up....
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Tom Ralton
26 Feb 19

Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)

Enjoyable experience - nice place and good course, nice accomodation and friendly people. Beach is amazing. Weather is...

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How Mechanical Engineering (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 114 reviews

5 star 72%
4 star 22%
3 star 3%
2 star 3%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 3,901 reviews

5 star 66%
4 star 27%
3 star 6%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Swansea University
CompUniGuide ranking
39th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
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Based in Wales’s second largest city, Swansea University is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location. Established in 1920, the University will be celebrating its Centenary in 2020. The University has two campuses and comprises seven academic colleges that offer hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees with opportunities to work and study abroad. The Singleton Park Campus is surrounded by leafy parkland and a five-minute walk from Swansea Bay beach, ideal for socialising with friends and playing sport. As well as being next to the beach and surrounded by parkland, both University campuses are only ten minutes either side of the city centre where you can enjoy the local attractions and nightlife. The university has been awarded a Gold Rating in the 2018 Teaching Excellence Framework.

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Fabian Way
Swansea
SA1 8EN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  0.5 miles away

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