Studying Mechanical Engineering will give you an in-depth technical training and professional accreditation to practice as a Mechanical Engineer.
You will explore engineering design and take part in practical sessions at local manufacturing companies. There’s an emphasise on operating principles throughout this course, and design of mechanical systems such as wind turbines, thermal pumps and solar energy technologies.
In your final year there will be a large element of independent study through projects and lab work. This will be based around renewable energy and power generation systems. You will also have the opportunity o gain project management skills, helping you develop your employability skills once you graduate.
We value real-world experience to prepare you for life beyond university, which is why we’ve forged connections with thousands of companies locally, nationally and internationally. Through our placements, you can gain that all-important practical experience whilst you complete your course.
From volunteering, internships and placements, through to a fee free year in industry, we offer a whole host of opportunities to enhance your employability.
Whether you want to learn a new language, build networks, simply have the travel bug, or want to develop new skills and life experiences, our Go Global programme offers the opportunity to broaden your horizons, enhance your CV, and gain a truly international experience, all at the same time as studying towards your undergraduate degree. The Go Global programme is open to students from the UK and EU.
Travel to exciting destinations, including:
- New York
- Malaysia and Singapore
- At the University of Bedfordshire we ensure that your experience here is cultural, as well as academic. That’s why a whole host of opportunities are opened up to you, providing you with that all important experience to make you stand out from the crowd when it comes to getting graduates jobs.