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Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

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( 4.0) 1210 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE H300
This degree focuses on industry-relevant topics to reflect the needs of today’s employers, giving you the opportunity to build a career in the design, engineering and manufacturing sectors.You will gain knowledge of scientific and engineering principles and take a flexible approach towards new ideas and developments. You will hone your practical skills by using our new state-of-the-art equipment, making you attractive to prospective employers and enabling you to work effectively as a team ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
106th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
109th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
45th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Sandwich
4 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 - 75 = 25% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Mechanical Engineering graduate salary at this uni
£26,000
UK Mechanical Engineering graduate salary
£26,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, August 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Latest Mechanical Engineering (General) reviews

Mechanical Engineering (General)
SR
Student Reviewer
21 Feb 17

Overall the experience has been good although don't have any other too compare it...

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How Mechanical Engineering (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 3.4) 14 reviews

5 star 1%
4 star 57%
3 star 28%
2 star 7%
1 star 7%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,210 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 51%
3 star 18%
2 star 4%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

University of the West of Scotland

High Street Paisley
Renfrewshire
PA1 2BE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Paisley Canal  0.2 miles away

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