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BEng (Hons) Top Up

Mechanical Maintenance Engineering (Top Up)

1 Year
September 2022
Campus Taught

Planning to build on your foundation degree or HND in engineering and move into a role with more responsibility and better prospects? This is the course for you.

Gain the knowledge you’ll need to use technological principles to solve engineering problems.

Generate innovative solutions to challenging issues in fields like maintenance, precision technologies, machine diagnostics, engineering management, and technology specification.

You’ll reflect on the applied processes that underpin engineering practice. You’ll learn to evaluate the social, environmental and financial consequences of your actions as an engineer.

Why study with us

  • You’ll have access to arguably one of the best undergraduate laboratories in the country with specialist computing facilities.
  • Our course is delivered by staff from the School of Engineering who are active in both research and knowledge transfer.
  • Benefit from the latest high-quality equipment available in our new £35m Engineering Innovation Centre.

Sub and Supersonic Wind Tunnel Facilities

What you'll do

  • We’re linked with the Jost Institute of Tribotechnology so there’s a collaborative working environment within this research-active community.
  • Full-time students can enrol with Unites Internships, which offers work experience placements within the North West.
  • Our Engineering Innovation Centre enables you to work on real-world projects with commercial partners in state-of-the-art facilities.

Module Overview

Course Delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Study in our Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC)

During your studies with us you’ll benefit from our new £35 million EIC building which provides an integrated teaching space in state-of-the-art facilities.

Find out more

View the course facilities


  • This BEng (Top-up) is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as an Incorporated Engineer. Candidates must hold a IEng accredited HND/FdEng/FdSc to comply with full IEng registration requirements.

Academic expertise

Future careers

There’s a world of career options available to mechanical maintenance engineers. They’re in high demand due to a shortage in this field. We’ve a 100% track record of graduate employment.

You could find yourself working in aerospace, the automotive industry, biotechnology, construction, manufacturing, utilities, the Ministry of Defence or local authorities as well as service industries.

Once you have several years of experience you could also look at self-employment via contract work and, occasionally, consultancy.

Visit us on a university Open Day

Come and discover why our campus is the perfect place for you. You can ask current students about their experiences and immerse yourself in campus and accommodation tours.

Register for an Open Day

Fees and Funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14000 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14000 per year
Full-time£9250 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14250 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Engineering located in the Faculty of Science and Technology

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Central Lancashire on our Student Contract page