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Programme structure: Mechanical Engineering with Study Abroad (MEng) - what's running in 2021/22

This Integrated Master's programme has been designated as type III: Professional, with a formal period of study abroad, in accordance with the QAA descriptors for Master's programmes. Please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes for further information on this type of programme.

MENGM5000 is a must pass unit. For the definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms from Annex 1 to the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes at http://www.bristol.ac.uk/esu/assessment/annex/glossary.html

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Group Industrial Project MENGM5000 40 Mandatory TB-2
PLUS EITHER:
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering MENGM0059 20 Optional TB-4
OR (if a Modern Language was taken in Years 1 and 2 instead of Modelling)
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering (10cp) MENGM0060 10 Optional TB-4
Computer Based Modelling 4 MENGM1411 10 Optional TB-2
Optional Units
Students are required to select 60 credit points of optional units, a minimum of 40cp to be Mechanical units
Select from:
Control and Robotics MENGM0057 20 Optional TB-1
Product and Production Systems MENGM0056 20 Optional TB-1
Structural Integrity and Non-destructive Evaluation MENGM0058 20 Optional TB-1
Power Generation and Propulsion MENGM0055 20 Optional TB-1
Probability and Statistics for Seismology and Structural Reliability CENGM0078 20 Optional TB-1
Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise INOVM0015 20 Optional TB-1
Mechanical Engineering with Study Abroad (MEng)   120    

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Degree classifications:

  • First Class Honours 70 and above
  • Second Class Honours, First Division 60-69
  • Second Class Honours, Second Division 50-59
  • Third Class Honours 40-49
  • Fail 39 and below

An Ordinary degree can be awarded if a student has successfully completed at least 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 6.

The pass mark for the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine and Dentistry is 50 out of 100. The classification of a degree in the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry is provided in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

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