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2019/20 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

MEng, BEng Automotive Engineering

Programme code:MEBE-AUTOUCAS code:H330
Duration:4 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Kris Kubiak Contact address:K.Kubiak@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 480

Entry requirements:

GCE A level grades A*AA to include Mathematics and Physics where the A* must be in either Mathematics and Physics and excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. A pass must be achieved in all practical elements.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Mechanical Engineering

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Via the Examination Procedures of the School of Mechanical Engineering

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

QAA's subject benchmark statement for engineering

Programme specification:

The programme will give students the ability to:

1. understand the basic principles of automotive mechanics, control, structures and design;
2. apply these underlying principles together with critical, analytical and practical skills to problem solving in Automotive Engineering;
3. understand issues of engineering business matters such as: finance, law, marketing, cost, risk and management;
4. understand the responsibilities of an engineer to society and to deal with issues such as the environment and health and safety;
5. be exposed to industrial seminars and visits;
6. develop independent study, practical, team working and communication skills;
7. be prepared for employment within the Automotive Engineering arena, or to study for a postgraduate degree in Engineering and to obtain accreditation as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MECH1010Computers in Engineering Analysis20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH1206Design and Manufacture 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH1215Thermofluids 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH1230Solid Mechanics20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH1280Engineering Materials20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH1520Engineering Mathematics20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MECH2610Engineering Mechanics20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH2620Vibration and Control20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH2636Design and Manufacture 220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH2640Economics and Management20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH2650Mechatronics and Measurement Systems20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH2670Thermofluids 220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2


Year3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MECH3470Vehicle Design and Analysis20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH3496Thermofluids 320 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH3890Individual Engineering Project40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH3900Finite Element Methods of Analysis20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 20 credits from the following optional modules:

MECH3460Robotics and Machine Intelligence20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH3775Additive Manufacturing20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2


Year4 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MECH5030MTeam Project60 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH5185MAutomotive Chassis Engineering15 creditsSemester 1
MECH5195MAutomotive Driveline Engineering15 creditsSemester 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 30 credits from the following optional modules:

MECH5315MEngineering Computational Methods15 creditsSemester 1
MECH5390MTribology and Surface Engineering15 creditsSemester 2
MECH5765MVehicle Systems Engineering15 creditsSemester 2
MECH5770MComputational Fluid Dynamics Analysis15 creditsSemester 1

Last updated: 11/03/2019

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