Mechanical Engineering FdEng

Queen's University Belfast

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Course info

UCAS CODE H302
The Foundation degree in Mechanical Engineering is a two-year degree offered by Belfast Metropolitan College in collaboration with Queens University Belfast. Students have the option of either seeking employment when they graduate, or transferring to Stage 2 of the BEng degree in Mechanical Engineering at Queens, where they can graduate with an Honours degree after a further two years of study. The majority of man-made products are mechanical or have mechanical parts, and mechanical engineers... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
69th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
37th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
25th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
2 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 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, October 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
98%
Physics
83%
Chemistry
21%
Technology & Design
19%
Biology
18%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£2,850 per year
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£2,850 per year
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£2,850 per year
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£2,850 per year
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£2,850 per year
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£11,267 per year
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Where you'll study

Queen's University Belfast

University Road
Belfast
Northern Ireland
BT7 1NN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Balmoral   0.2 miles away

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