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Mechanical Engineering Design

BEng - single

This course is a one-year top-up programme designed to enable students from foundation degrees in Mechanical Engineering to obtain a BEng in Mechanical Engineering Design. It provides an education in mechanical engineering, producing graduates who have the necessary range of skills and depth of understanding to successfully pursue careers as Incorporated Engineers working in the industry.

A distinguishing feature of this programme is its practical and mechanical emphasis, derived from local industries and staff expertise. Graduates of the course should be able to work effectively in the industry as part of design, development or research teams with the necessary skills to turn concepts into drawings and through to the manufacturing and assembly processes.

Available start dates

September 2019 / September 2020

Teaching location

Solihull College

Course length

  • Full time: 1 year
  • Part time: Typically, 16 months

UCAS code


For full application details, please see the 'How to apply / Entry requirements' section.

Tuition fees

Home/EU - full time off-campus fee: 2018/19: £7,200. 2019/20: £7,350.

Home/EU - part time off-campus fee: 2018/19: £4,500. 2019/20: £5,010.

Where part time fees are quoted this is for the first year only. Fees may increase in following years.

Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning home and EU students at the maximum permitted level.

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed in the 'This course in detail' window above.

Questions about fees?
Contact Student Finance on:
+44 (0)1865 483088

Funding and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see:

Specific entry requirements

Foundation Degree (Engineering) in Mechanical Engineering from Solihull College.

Holders of relevant foundation degrees or equivalent from other colleges or universities may be admitted if the modules they have studied are acceptable.

Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

English language requirements

Please see the University's standard English language requirements

How to apply

International applicants

Apply direct »

For full-time study you can also apply through UCAS.

International applications

International students will normally have to study full-time unless they have full-time employment within the UK.

For September 2017 entry, this course is not available to international students requiring a Tier 4 visa.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

Credit transfer

Oxford Brookes operates the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). All undergraduate single modules are equivalent to 7.5 ECTS credits and double modules to 15 ECTS credits. More about ECTS credits.

Find out more

For full details about studying Mechanical Engineering, please visit the College website.