BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

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BEng (Hons)



Mode of attendance



3 years


The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bolton, Academic Centre – Ras Al Khaimah, will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a career in the mechanical engineering profession – a profession that is essential in so many areas of the modern world, including design and manufacture, construction, energy, aerospace and automobile manufacture.

Throughout the course, you will develop management, organization and employability skills alongside your subject-specific knowledge and understanding. You will also develop the presentation and managerial skills that you will use to manage engineering projects and support your future career development in the industry.

The Engineering Department has a strong tradition in the field of engineering education and engineering courses have been delivered successfully at Bolton for 40 years. All of our academic staff are highly qualified in their own fields and many of them are chartered engineers with substantial experience in the engineering sector.

The department offers a friendly, yet challenging, environment where the emphasis is on both the theories and principles of mechanical engineering and their application in a work context. During your studies you will have the opportunity to work on real engineering projects and participate in inter-university student competitions.

Entry requirements

96 UCAS points from at least two A2-levels (or equivalent) including mathematics and another relevant subject such as technology, engineering or science, both to at least AS-level (or equivalent).

Additional mathematics subjects, such as further maths and statistics, will be accepted as a relevant subject.

You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English, mathematics and science.

If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). Click here to find out more about our English Foundation Programme.

If you do not meet the entry requirements for this course please consider our BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Foundation course.

If you have an HND/C in Mechanical Engineering (or an appropriate engineering discipline) then you may be considered for entry to level 2 of this programme depending on the subject area of qualification and the level of maths and science that you have achieved. If you are granted full exemption from the level 1 modules of this course you will be able to complete the course in two years. Otherwise, it will take you three years to complete the course. Before applying please check whether you will be eligible for student loans for the duration of the course.

Course Content
AME4051 Engineering Environment
AME4052 Engineering Principles 1
AME4053 Engineering Principles 2
AME4054 Projects and Systems
AME4055 Graphical Communication and Computer Modelling
AME5001 Engineering Applications
AME5002 Mechanics of Materials and Machines
AME5003 Thermofluids and Control Systems
AME5004 Engineering Modelling and Analysis
AME5005 Automobile/Mechanical Design
AME6001 BEng (Hons) Design and Individual Project
AME6002 Advanced Materials and Structures
AME6003 Management and Enterprise in Engineering
AME6005 Advanced Thermofluids and Control Systems
AME6006 Finite Element and Difference Solutions