401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Mechanical Engineering with Composites - University of Plymouth

Are you interested in a career in the composites industry? Increasingly, the first choice for high performance aircraft, cars and boats, are advanced lightweight and corrosion-resistant composites. Be at the forefront with a course unique in the UK, which provides you with a grounding in mechanical engineering, and design and manufacturing skills in advanced composites materials. You’ll join a course with excellent employment prospects,90 per cent of our graduates go into work or further study. You’ll engage in experimental work in excellent laboratories and workshops. You’ll also benefit from an optional 48 week paid work placement. Employment may lead to sponsorship and future employment opportunities * Open the door to a successful future. Our graduates have gone on to work for Ferrari, Honda, British Cycling, Rolls-Royce, Williams Grand Prix Engineering, Activa, Babcock Marine, Princess Yachts and more. 90 per cent of our students are in work or study six months after graduation. [Source: unistats] * Benefit from an optional 48 week paid work placement. * The 5-yearly re-accreditation of the degree with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on behalf of the Engineering Council to satisfy the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and partially satisfy the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) is expected to be completed in 2018 * Develop a strong foundation in mechanical engineering principles and materials science. * Benefit from specialist modules in composites engineering, design and manufacture. * Experience modern laboratory facilities for your core practical work. * Benefit from working on industrially relevant problems within composite materials and design of composite structures.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,PlymouthUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250