Glyndwr University

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Why choose this course?

The Mechanical Engineering degree provides the opportunity to combine practical aspects of day-to-day engineering and simulation-based projects providing a solid background for a career in the engineering and manufacturing industry sector.

The graduates from the degree will:

  • be pragmatic, taking a systematic approach and the logical and practical steps necessary for often complex concepts to become reality.
  • seek to achieve sustainable solutions to problems and have strategies for being creative, innovative, and overcoming difficulties by employing their skills, knowledge and understanding in a flexible manner.
  • be skilled at solving problems by applying their numerical, computational, analytical, and technical skills, using appropriate tools.
  • be risk, cost and value-conscious, and aware of their ethical, social, cultural, environmental, health and safety, and wider professional responsibilities.

Entry Requirements

The academic requirements for the course are 80-112 UCAS tariff points at GCE A-level or equivalent, including Maths or Physics.


6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

Career Prospects

The degree will develop your intellectual and practical skills to meet the future needs of a rapidly changing technology and business environment. As well as continuing your professional development, the course prepares you for a career as a professional Engineer in industry, in roles such as:

  • Design Engineer
  • Automation Software Engineer
  • Test and Calibration Engineer
  • Commissioning Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Quality Control
  • Maintenance Management
  • Production Management
  • A management role in the industry

Course Details

YEAR 1 (level 4)

You will develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts, principles and theories in engineering. Acquire basic mathematic skills related to engineering and design problems. Use CAD for engineering design. Competence of working safely in engineering laboratories and workshops, and being able to conduct laboratory procedures, measurement and workshop practices under the guidance of a tutor.


  • Introduction to Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Science
  • CAD and Production Science
  • Materials and Environment
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Professional Development
  • Mechanical Systems 

YEAR 2 (level 5)


You will build on the knowledge, concepts and skills acquired at level 4 in addition to more specialist knowledge, skills in engineering design and analysis. More in depth in theories in mechanics, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, machine design, computer aided manufacturing, structures and finite element analysis, etc. Develop understanding in business and research methods.

  • Engineering Futures – Research, Ethics, and Sustainability
  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics 
  • Further Engineering Mathematics
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Mechanics, Structures & FEA
  • Machine Design and Manufacturing

YEAR 3 (level 6)

You will acquire a critical understanding and application of the high-level concepts, principles and theories in engineering as well as a critical understanding and explanation of advanced topics in engineering design and manufacturing, machine and production systems. Use knowledge and skills acquired to do an individual project.


  • Project (Honours)
  • Mechanical Engineering Modelling & Simulation
  • Machine and Production System
  • Advanced Engineering Design and Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Systems and Sustainable Engineering  (optional)
  • Professional Engineering (optional)
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