The University of Sheffield
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Applying for an Undergraduate Course

Undergraduate StudentsAll undergraduate applicants for UK universities have to apply through UCAS (Universities & Colleges Admissions Service), which is a central service dealing with applications to all full-time courses leading to a first degree. An online application form and advice on applying can be found on the UCAS website:

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The application process for each session begins in September of the year prior to entry. Early applications are advised. Once you have applied you may be invited to a departmental visit day.

Entry Requirements for 2014

For all our courses, except for our foundation year, you will need to have studied Maths and a science subject (Physics or Chemistry)

For MEng Mechanical Engineering with French, German, Italian or Spanish you'll also need a GCSE grade A in the language you'd like to study.

International students requires IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 and 6.0 in each component or an equivalent English Language qualification.

We accept a wide range of UK and international qualifications. If you're in any doubt about the suitability of your qualifications please contact us directly.  admit.mech@sheffield.ac.uk

MEng/BEng

A Levels

AAA including Maths and a science subject (Physics or Chemistry)

Scottish Highers + Advanced Highers AAABB + AA including Maths and a science subject (Physics or Chemistry)
International Baccalaureate 37 points to include 6 in Higher Level Maths and 6 in a  Higher Level science subject (Physics or Chemistry)

Foundation Year
A Levels ABB with GCSE Maths and Science at grade B or equivalent                        
Scottish Highers + Advanced Highers AABBB + AB
International Baccalaureate 34 points