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MEng/BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering & Design
Institute:  Mediterranean College
Category:  Engineering & Technology
START DATE: October 2018, January 2019 CITY: ATHENS, THESSALONIKI
DURATION: 3-4 years EDUCATION VARIANTS: Full Time
DEGREE: Bachelor LANGUAGE: English, Greek
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Requirements for registration:

  • High School leaving certificate (Apolyterion) from a General or Vocational Senior High School (or equivalent)
  • Reference Letter (1)
  • Adequate knowledge of English (IELTS 4.5 or equivalent) *
  • Academic Interview
  • Photos (2)
  • ID-Card/ passport

* Candidates without official English language certificates can sit the English language placement test of Mediterranean College.

Holders of Higher National Diplomas (HND) or Institute of Vocational Training (IEK) diplomas, students of Technological (TEI) or Higher Education Institutions (AEI) of relevant fields may be admitted to an advanced stage of the course, upon a Recognition of Prior Learning procedure.
They need to additionally submit:
- Diploma and/or academic transcript
- Programme Handbook (if available)

DESCRIPTION

This programme is validated by the University of Derby and aims to provide students with a solid background in Mechanical Engineering, while offering the opportunity to specialise and apply the principles of mechanical design, modelling and management. Graduates may obtain the license to practice the profession as Incorporated Engineers (IEng) and if they continue towards postgraduate studies, they can apply for full professional rights as Chartered Engineers.

The course consists of 20-credits module and a 40-credit diploma thesis in the final year. The first two years are taught and assessed in Greek and the remaining two are taught and assessed in English.

Students are expected to work on real projects and case studies and participate in field trips to worksites and workshops, so as to apply in practice everything they have learnt in class and develop the knowledge and skills the industry requires from graduate engineers.

INFORMATION

Graduates of the programme, according to the Greek law, are holders of an accredited university degree, professionally equivalent to those awarded by Greek State Higher Education Institutions. If they wish so, they can have their degree recognised by the Greek authorities. 

Being graduates of an accredited UK University, they are eligible to apply for the Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status with the UK Engineering Council. If they continue their studies towards a Master’s degree and also secure some work experience, they will be eligible to upgrade their status into a Chartered Engineer, with full professional rights both in the UK and in Greece. See www.jbm.org.uk for further information.

After successfully completing the programme, graduates may continue for a Master’s degree at Mediterranean College or at overseas universities. Alternatively, they can seek employment.

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering and Design graduates can seek employment in:

  • Industrial units
  • Technical/ construction companies & agencies
  • Engineering planning & consulting agencies
  • Renewable energy sources companies
  • Car/ yacht dealerships
  • Mechanical equipment trading companies
  • Repair companies
  • Maritime companies
  • Workshops and laboratories
  • Consulting agencies
  • and as self-employed Mechanical Engineers.

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