Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons)

University of Derby

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( 4.0) 1261 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE H319
This four-year degree is designed to give you the underpinning knowledge for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng). Youll build upon your skills and knowledge acquired through studying Mechanical Engineering, first at honours degree level and then further at postgraduate level.

Key stats

Uni rankings

General Engineering
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
63rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
89th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
27th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
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 - 78 = 22% 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

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Mechanical Engineering graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK Mechanical Engineering graduate salary
£27,000

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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
59%
Physics
53%
Chemistry
19%
3D Design
12%
Business Studies
11%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£13,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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How Mechanical Engineering (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 3.3) 6 reviews

5 star 1%
4 star 66%
3 star 0%
2 star 33%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,261 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 52%
3 star 16%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Derby
CompUniGuide ranking
89th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
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At the University of Derby, they believe anything is possible. With a broad range of courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level, that can help you get your career off to a great start. They know how important it is to have the best teaching, and are proud to be rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework; but they also offer so much more, with some of the best university facilities in the country, opportunities for industry experience and practical, hands-on learning to make your studies relevant to life after graduation. To help broaden your horizons, they offer a wide range of opportunities to study abroad, whatever your subject – a great way to experience a different culture, meet new people and add to your CV. Open days Derby hold Open Days throughout the year, giving you plenty of opportunity to come and explore.

Where you'll study

University of Derby

Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 1GB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Peartree  1.8 miles away

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