Mechanical engineers transform pioneering ideas into groundbreaking inventions. The discipline helps to invent, design and manufacture many of the machines we use on a daily basis.
Our degree prepares you for a rewarding career in a range of engineering sectors.
The integrated Engineering Foundation Year programme can lead to any full engineering degree. It is not a qualification in its own right, but the first year of a four-year BEng degree.
As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of advanced equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the wider industry.
WHY MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR AT SWANSEA?
Engineering at Swansea University has a strong reputation and attracts students from across the world.
Mechanical Engineering is ranked 9thin the UK by The Times Good University Guide 2019
Within six months of graduating, 100% of Mechanical Engineering graduates are employed or in further study (16/17 Graduate DLHE)
A flexibly structured degree path means you have the opportunity to study abroad for a year or work in industry for a year.
A selection of optional modules are offered in the later years of study, helping to closely align the degree with your interests.
YOUR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EXPERIENCE
As all Engineering Foundation Year students study all the same modules, there is a good rapport amongst students which creates a friendly and supportive study atmosphere.
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Mechanical Engineering graduates are set on course for a range of exciting career opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles: