MEng, BEng Mechanical Engineering
(Award available for year: Diploma of Higher Education)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:- demonstrate a broad understanding of the concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features in a range of aspects of Mechanical Engineering;- apply generic and specific to Mechanical Engineering, intellectual qualities to standard situations outside the context in which they were originally studied;- appreciate and employ the main methods of enquiry in Mechanical Engineering and critically evaluate the appropriateness of different methods of enquiry;- use a range of techniques to initiate and undertake the analysis of data and information;- adjust to professional and disciplinary boundaries;- effectively communicate information, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms;
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to the Mechanical Engineering industry;- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility;- decision making.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:- demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of aspects/competencies of Mechanical Engineering to complex yet standard situations and simple yet novel or atypical instances;- work that is often descriptive in nature but drawing on a wide variety of material;- demonstrating basic professional competencies relevant to the Mechanical Engineering industry;- the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion.