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Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering FdSc


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University of Derby Markeaton Street Derby DE22 3AW

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Duration and mode of study: Three years part time or two years accelerated. Fees: Please see our website for details. Start date: You can start this course in September.

This is a course that really helped me to develop my vocational engineering skills, particularly through the Work Based Learning modules. Stuart Brown

About the course This course will give you a sound basis in engineering principles and vocational experience. You will specialise in areas such as manufacturing systems and CAD. These subjects are essential to a modern mechanical or manufacturing engineer. Throughout this practical engineering course, you will develop the range of specialist skills, knowledge and understanding you will need to work towards Incorporated Engineer registration. Teaching and learning You will attend one full day per week, on part time day release. You will also study a number of Work Based Learning modules, carrying out live engineering projects in conjunction with your employer to promote your career development.


Stage one

Management of The Business Environment (WBL)*

Applied Scientific Methods


Entry requirements: You usually require 160 UCAS points for accepted qualifications (see for a full list).

Quality, Reliability and Work Environment (WBL)* Materials and Manufacturing Processes

Computer Aided Design

Regulatory Systems (WBL)*


Course code: UH3AA. Apply directly to the University.

This course has been designed to provide specific skills and knowledge for a career within the mechanical engineering sector and was designed with guidance from appropriate professional bodies. It’s a specialist and distinctive course, providing you with the skills and confidence that is required for a career in mechanical and manufacturing engineering.

Study modules

Stage TWO

Where you will study: Derby Campus, Markeaton Street

Why choose this course?

Engineering Design Modelling

Corporate Responsibility and Professional Development (WBL)*




Project Foundation Degree – Mechanical and Manufacturing Enigneering (WBL)*

Design for Manufacture and Materials Optimisation


Options Stage Two You will choose from:  Industrial Control Systems  Advanced Applied Analytical Methods  Innovation and Engineering Context  Thermofluids.  Computer Integrated Manufacturing  Structural Analysis and Materials Additional information This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and The Engineering Council, so you can be sure that you will be learning the latest knowledge and skills in engineering.

Your career This course is a professionally accredited course in the vocationally orientated aspects of mechanical engineering. When you’ve successfully completed this course you will be eligible to move on to our BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering or BEng (Hons) Manufacturing and Production Engineering, allowing you to top up your qualification to an honours degree with the academic requirements for Incorporated Engineering level. You will be able to apply your skills and knowledge for a wide range of roles within the mechanical, manufacturing and motorsport engineering industries.

Mechanical and manufacturing engineering fdsc