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It is increasingly difficult to separate the technology from the management of manufacturing.

Both have significantly increased in complexity with the increasing importance of new materials and processes. This complexity is compounded with the need to manage extended, integrated supply chains and networks on a global level.

The Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering programme provides a thorough grounding in manufacturing technology and materials, computer-aided design and manufacture, along with an up-to-date consideration of the management of quality and manufacturing systems.

The Apprenticeship Bachelor’s Degree Programme has been be accredited as meeting the academic requirement, in part, for Chartered Engineer (CEng in Part) registration for the cohort intakes from 2015 up to, and including, 2023.

Our industry-focused curriculum aspires to produce engineering industry leaders of tomorrow.

Module Topics


  • Electrical and Electronic Principles | 20 credits
  • Engineering Mathematics | 20 credits
  • Engineering Science | 20 credits
  • Engineering Applications and Study Skills | 20 credits
  • Materials & Introduction to Processing | 20 credits
  • Engineering Design | 20 credits


  • Management Innovation and Sustainability | 20 credits
  • Group Project | 20 credits
  • Manufacturing Design and Technology | 20 credits
  • Six Sigma Green Belt | 20 credits
  • Stress Analysis and Dynamics | 20 credits
  • Thermofluids and Control | 20 credits


  • Advanced Processes and Materials | 20 credits
  • Computational Methods | 20 credits
  • Independent Project| 40 credits
  • Plant & Asset Engineering | 20 credits
  • Structural and Fluid Analysis | 20 credits


Students are taught through a series of lectures, tutorials, laboratories and practical sessions. Assessment of progress is made through assignments, exams and individual projects.

One of the main parts of the final year will be the final year project. This is a work-based project that will allow students to use the knowledge built up through the course to solve a genuine workplace-engineering problem.

If this is the course for you or if you require further information regarding the course, go to register your interest and a member of the apprenticeship unit will be in touch.