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Course overview

Mechanical engineering is the broadest engineering discipline, and this wide and exciting field of investigation can be applied to a diverse range of areas.

Our course will provide you with theoretical and practical skills, enabling you to translate science into real-world solutions, with an applied focus on computer-aided engineering, design and sustainability.

Our MEng degree will provide a balance of theoretical and practical skills to solve real industrial problems. The course will enable you to apply your engineering and scientific knowledge to a realistic and substantial team project, as well as providing the option to follow a module based on your chosen specialisation.

  • Thornton Science Park
UCAS Code
H300
Duration
3 Years

Why Study Mechanical Engineering with us?

Mechanical engineers are in demand across a vast range of industries, and our course will give you the broad range of modern engineering skills that are in demand by cutting-edge industries.

Our research-active staff and purpose-built laboratories will provide you with the learning support and research-informed teaching to develop a firm grounding in engineering.

Our links with industry and commerce – some of which are on site – may provide you with an opportunity for practical work experience. Another aspect of our course is flexibility, as you can delay your final decision about which engineering discipline you want to specialise in until your second year of study.

Open Days 2017

Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.

Chester Dates

  • Saturday 3rd June
  • Saturday 14th October
  • Saturday 28th October

Warrington Dates

  • Thursday 15th June
    (Open Evening)
  • Saturday 21st October

Shrewsbury Dates

  • Thursday 8th June
    (Open Evening)
  • Saturday 21st October
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Thornton Science Park

Thornton Science Park is home to the Faculty of Science and Engineering and is the study base for students studying Engineering, Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science courses.

Our Thornton Science Park is based just outside of Chester, and is a major research and innovation hub. Formerly the site of the Shell Technology, Exploration and Research Centre, its takeover by the University has created the opportunity to apply the Centre’s legacy to the continuation of innovation and research in science and engineering in the North West.

For Engineering students there are purpose-built facilities donated to the University of Chester by Shell, used for problem-based learning. For Natural Sciences students there are purpose-built laboratories equipped to give you the best practical experience and learning opportunities, and you will also be working alongside active researchers and industrial partners. For Computer Science students there is access to a range of fully licensed design and development software, Windows and Mac computer suites, games area in the library to play computer games, software for 3D modelling, graphics programming, game engine programming, computational analysis and programming. Meanwhile, Mathematics students will be supported by the use of the most up-to-date computer facilities available.

Chester

From its beginnings as a Roman fortress 2,000 years ago, Chester has managed to retain its unique character whilst offering everything that you would expect from a modern city today, as it becomes "a must-see European destination".

The City of Chester is a vibrant mix of cafes, shops and ancient walls, rows and architectural and archaeological features. The City is home to all-year-round arts festivals, events, exhibitions and street entertainment, including the famous Chester Races, the Rowing Regatta and the internationally acclaimed Chester Zoo.

Open Days 2017

Visit us at an undergraduate Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.

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