Mechanical Engineering MEng/BEng (Hons)Coventry University
£ 9.000 - (10.076 €)
- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Inghilterra)
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This Mechanical Engineering course runs in 2016/17.
Mechanical Engineering is the basis for many engineering disciplines including the Automotive, Aero, Marine and Medical sectors. Study in this field can lead to a vast range of employment opportunities and routes for postgraduate study.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
Our Mechanical Engineering course aims to equip you with the skills and capabilities for you to make a significant and early contribution to industry and society and set you on the path to be a Chartered Engineer.
You will benefit from the University’s advanced facilities, its reputation for teaching excellence in the engineering field, and its strong links with local industry. You will develop an in-depth knowledge of the essential technical subjects, along with the personal skills necessary to progress your career to a leadership role in industry.
If you choose this course you will benefit from:
- a course that achieved an overall satisfaction of 97% in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2014;
- experienced teaching staff who bring their professional or research expertise in to their teaching;
- strong employer links with companies such as Jaguar Land Rover, NP Aerospace, MIRA, Whale Tankers, BAE Systems, TEREX, GE and E-ATON Hydraulics;
- state-of-the-art facilities including a new wind tunnel, a new CNC machining centre, a new engine test cell and a state-of-the-art metrology (measurement) laboratory;
- the opportunity to be involved with Formula Student;
- an industrial placement tutor, who helps you with your applications for placements and supports you during your year in industry;
- a course for which the MEng route fully meets the examplifying academic benchmark requirements, for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng). And, the BEng route partially meets the examplifying academic benchmark requirements, for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
Accreditations shall be renewed in accordance with the accreditors standard review process and subject to the University maintaining the same high standards of course delivery.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
You will acquire essential knowledge and skills in science, commerce, design, manufacturing and management to help prepare you for a career across a broad range of industries, with for example a major equipment manufacturer, a design consultancy or a supply-chain company.
Your main themes of study will be:
Design: the innovative resolution of design problems focused on commercially viable solutions.
Analysis: the investigation and manipulation of variables and principles that determine the behaviour of products and systems.
Management: the application of principles and practices utilised to assure effective business operation.
Sustainability: an ethical approach to work by protecting the best interests of life and the environment.
Practical: investigation and analysis using laboratory, workshop and computer-based techniques.HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?
Our courses are based on a series of one or two hour lectures, with associated practice, laboratory and workshop exercises, and tutorials. Our innovative ‘Activity Led Learning’ approach has received national and international acclaim.
You will work with staff on real-world problems from industry, commerce and research groups, as you would in professional practice; this means that you can develop all of the professional skills at the same time as you learn the technical content of your degree.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows: formal examinations 34%; coursework, tests, essays 40%; practical or project work 10%; group work etc.10%; presentations, posters etc.6%.
A compulsory Add+vantage module must also be completed: please see the page on the Add+vantage scheme for more details.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
In a typical week you will have up to 20 contact hours of teaching and this will break down as:
Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 1 hour of tutorial (or later, individual project supervision) each week
Medium group teaching: 7 hours of practical laboratory, workshops or seminars each week
Large group teaching: 8-12 hours of lectures each week
Personal study: 16-20 hours each week studying and revising in your own time including some guided study using handouts, online activities, etc."