Mechanical EngineeringCity Campus
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Rank: 67 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: City Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 18 months
Intl fees: £13905
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Sheffield Hallam University evaluation:
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Mechanical engineering evaluation:
Sheffield Hallam University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Course summary• Enter a well-paid and rewarding career that is constantly changing with new developments in technology.• Learn the knowledge you need to work as an engineer, building on your existing degree in science or technology.• Gain an understanding of how engineering projects work and how they relate to the commercial world.• Have the opportunity to study abroad — Erasmus funding is available for European placements.Prepare to begin a dynamic professional career in mechanical engineering. You'll gain the practical and theoretical skills required for rewarding industry positions, and graduate with sought-after qualificationsHow you learnYou study transitional modules, which have been designed to equip you with the background engineering knowledge that you will need to be successful in your studies on the course and modules which build your technical knowledge and expertise in mechanical design and/or analysis, engineering management and engineering problem solving. You can study this course either part or full-time.You learn through• group work• independent study• lectures• seminars• tutorials• laboratory sessions• online learning within the university's virtual learning environmentThere are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universitieswith the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme.Applied learningLive projectsOne third of your study will be an individual project and dissertation. You specialise in a technical area of your interest and choosing, and carry out your own in-depth investigation into a particular problem. Where possible, this will be an industry-related problem
Typically you need a minimum of 2:2 honours degree in a relevant science or technology subject, such as physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, design technology or sports technology and A Level Maths or equivalent. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more If English is not your first language you must have an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
IELTS: 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Sheffield Hallam University, Mechanical engineering .
About this university
The first spot to call at the university is the International Experience Team. This is a dedicated team who offer international students help and advice during their time in Sheffield. Their services start before a student arrives in the country with journey planning and arranging accommodation. There is also help in the form of a pre-arrival guide so students arrive knowing what to expect. There is also plenty of support on offer after this for matters such as immigration and visas, financial support and bringing families to the UK while studying. The Sheffield Hallam Students Union is based in the HUBS building and has a number of facilities available. These include an advice centre, the student union shop, Bar Phoenix, activities areas as well as skills and training opportunities and areas for the clubs and societies on offer. In addition, there is a student wellbeing department to help support students during their studies and careers advice to help prepare for a time after university. There are some 40 sports and 50 other clubs and groups established on the campuses as well as host of volunteering and charity work opportunities. Sports range from archery to badminton, cricket to cycling as well as football, rugby and swimming, to name a few. The societies fall into different categories such as active, appreciation, course and vocational, cultural, faith and belief, performance and political. As well as the student union other services on offer including multi-faith chaplaincy services, a business start-up service to help graduates, IT services and even help with finding part time employment between classes.