If you have studied Mechanical Engineering for at least two years at university or higher education level, this course helps you to build on your knowledge and skills to gain a degree. Mechanical engineers play a vital role in our everyday lives. They design, manufacture and operate a wide range of products and processes. From high-performance cars to lifesaving medical equipment, from railways to green technologies, so much of our world is dependent on the skills of mechanical engineers. This one-year top-up course aims to give you the knowledge and skills you need to take the next step in your mechanical engineering career. We’ll give you the chance to understand how mechanical engineering contributes in to the design and operation of power stations, in making best use of our remaining fossil fuels, in the bio-medical industry, in rail transportation and in the manufacturing sector.