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This online course is ideal preparation for students thinking of studying maths, engineering, and related subjects at university, exploring a range of academic theory and practical methods.Online CourseInstant Start!4-6 hours studyAges 16+
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Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest and most exciting subject areas within engineering. It is the study of the design and manufacture of all mechanical objects that we use in our daily lives, from the smallest nanobot to the biggest jumbo jet. From the earliest archaeological records of the existence of mankind, there is evidence that man has been utilising tools to aid in the tasks that an individual could not perform alone. As humans have evolved, so has the technology that they use. Tools and machines are now a vital part of everyday life – the recent rapid explosion of technology means that mechanical engineers are forever facing new exciting challenges, developing systems that work in the most extreme environments from the coldest winters of the Arctic to the vacuum of outer space.
The diverse range of projects that a mechanical engineer could work on mean that this is one of the most inspiring subjects to study at university and one of the most thrilling to pursue as a career. This mechanical engineering course will introduce you to the study of these machines and how the work of a mechanical engineer is fundamental to the design, production, and operation of the tools and machines that enable us to live as we do, with particular focus on the mathematical and physical rules that govern the mechanical world.
|Course Pre-requisites||Advanced level of English|
An interest and enthusiasm for science and the human body This course would suit students studying towards A-level physics or maths, and in particular those interested in university study of Engineering.
|Course Level||For students applying to university to study Engineering or related subjects|
|Prior Knowledge||It is recommended that students be studying towards A-Level Mathematics or equivalent to take this course. Students should have a keen interest for learning how machines work.|
|Workload||4-6 hours (further independent study is encouraged)|
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