Mechanical Engineering Technology, BEng Hons

Our mechanical engineering technology degree covers a wide range of topics, including the principles of engineering mechanics, thermos-fluid applications, product design and development, and computer-aided design. You will learn practical skills and gain a breadth and depth of knowledge enabling you to share ideas with engineers from different disciplines.

Course details

Gain industry-ready skills on a professionally accredited mechanical engineering technology degree that gives you the analytical, entrepreneurial and practical skills that businesses are looking for.
  • Mode of study: 4-5 days  a week
  • Intake: Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Location: London campus

University of Greenwich

Course overview

This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council and meets the educational requirements for registration as an incorporated engineer. It is the perfect launchpad for a mechanical engineering career in high-value manufacturing, as well as the automotive and aerospace industries.


Entry requirements

Typical offer: 104 Points

Qualifications: three A-levels/Extended Diploma/combination of A-level and Diploma/A-levels and Extended Certificate.

And must include one of the following:

A level: 16 Points from mathematics and a physical science or a numerate subject.

BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Engineering, requiring Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems (Unit 7) and Further Engineering Mathematics (Unit 8), one at Merit and one at Pass or a related subject/unit.

A level and BTEC National: Diploma/Extended Certificate in Engineering and 16 Points from A-level mathematics if Units 7 and/or 8 are not included.

A level and BTEC National: Diploma/Extended Certificate in Applied Science and 16 Points from A-level mathematics.


The course has been designed for careers in areas such as the automotive and aerospace industries, and high-value manufacturing. Suitable positions are available across a wide range of companies, or you could go on to postgraduate study or start a business of your own.


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Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Design and Materials (30 credits)
  • Engineering Principles (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Solid and Fluid Mechanics (15 credits)
  • Engineering Professional Skills 1 (15 credits)
  • Technology Mathematics (30 credits)
  • Introduction to Machines, Machine Elements and Engines (15 credits)

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Engineering Professional Skills 2 (15 credits)
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (15 credits)
  • Mathematics for Engineering Systems (15 credits)
  • Thermo-fluid Applications 1 (15 credits)
  • Principles of Engineering Mechanics (15 credits)
  • Materials 2 (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Manufacturing Systems (15 credits)
  • Product Design and Development (15 credits)

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Control and Mechatronics (15 credits)
  • Engineering Management (15 credits)
  • Group Design & Project Management (15 credits)
  • Final Year Project – IEng (30 credits)
  • Applied Engineering Mechanics (15 credits)
  • Thermofluid Applications 2 (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

  • Environmental Engineering and Sustainability (15 credits)
  • Operations Management (15 credits)
  • Process Improvement Techniques (15 credits)
  • Industrial Powder Processing Technologies (15 credits)
  • Quality Engineering (15 credits)