Mechanical Engineering with a Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

University of Salford

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Course info

UCAS CODE H302
**From heating systems to the vehicles we drive, mechanical engineering shapes our daily life. With increasing demand for professional qualified engineers, a Mechanical Engineering degree with Salford can launch an exciting career designing, commissioning and maintaining the systems of the future.**Mechanical engineers manage a wide range of processes, from the production of silicone chips to creating jet aircrafts. Following the foundation year you’ll follow a three-year degree programme – or ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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91st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
92nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
58th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
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 - 80 = 20% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Mechanical Engineering graduate salary at this uni
£26,000
UK Mechanical Engineering graduate salary
£25,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, May 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Mechanical Engineering

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
94%
Physics
62%
Chemistry
41%
Biology
23%
Geography
7%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£8,250 per year
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More info: £8,250 for Foundation Year and £9,250 for subsequent years..

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10,200 per year
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More info: Fees range from £10,200 to £13,300 for undergraduate courses..

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More info: This course is not suitable for international students. If you are an international student and interested in studying a foundation year, please visit our International Foundation Year course page..

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Latest Mechanical Engineering (General) reviews

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How Mechanical Engineering (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 26 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 39%
3 star 31%
2 star 0%
1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 1,209 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 50%
3 star 22%
2 star 3%
1 star 2%
University of Salford
CompUniGuide ranking
92nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)
Based minutes from Manchester, the University of Salford is at the heart of 21st century creativity and learning. The university is made up of four schools: the School of Arts and Media; the School of Science, Engineering and the Environment; the School of Health and Society; and Salford Business School. A focus on practical learning and links with industry sets the University of Salford apart from other institutions. Many of its courses are designed and taught by industry practitioners. In addition, work placements, live briefs and internships are available to many of the students who study there. The university’s campus is spread across three sites: Peel Park, MediaCityUK and Frederick Road.

Where you'll study

University of Salford

The Crescent Salford
Manchester
M5 4WT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Salford Crescent  0.2 miles away

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