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Programme structure: Mechanical Engineering with Study Abroad (MEng) - what's running in 2019/20

Please note: Due to alternative arrangements for teaching and assessment in place from 18 March 2020 to mitigate against the restrictions in place due to COVID-19, information shown for 2019/20 may not always be accurate.

Please note: you are viewing unit and programme information for a past academic year. Please see the current academic year for up to date information.

There is no direct admission via UCAS to the MEng with Study Abroad programme. Students studying on other MEng programmes in the University may apply during their second year of study to transfer onto this programme, subject to the agreement of their department(s).

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.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Fluids 1 AENG11101 10 Mandatory TB-2
Application of Electronics EENG16200 10 Mandatory TB-1
Engineering Mathematics 1 EMAT10100 20 Mandatory TB-4
Dynamics 1 MENG10200 20 Mandatory TB-4
Thermodynamics I MENG11202 10 Mandatory TB-1
Computer-based Modelling 1 MENG11511 10 Mandatory TB-2
Design & Manufacture 1 MENG16000 20 Mandatory TB-4
Materials 1 MENG11100 20 Mandatory TB-4
Students may also take the following language unit (based on diagnostic tests)
Academic English for Engineers: critical thinking LANG10016 10 Optional TB-2
Certificate of Higher Education   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).

Additional progress information

Students who take the language option will gain 130 credit points.