Academic excellence for business and the professions
WELCOME TO CITY
Prof J M Nouri Head Of Department
Mechanical Engineer...
Who studies at City?
− 1,400 on Engineering and Technology related subjects
 350 on Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautic...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
Why study Engineering at City?
 The People
– Student satisfaction > 85% f...
What is an Engineer ???
 Just look around, almost everything you see, are
made by engineers
 If an engineer didn’t desig...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
What will I learn at City?
Industries expectation!
 Professional engineer...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
What will I learn at City?
 Engineering Science
– Mechanics
– Structures
...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
What will I learn at City?
 Specialised topics!
– Structured Design Proce...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
Year 1 Student Engagement
 Visit to London Eye
At the start of academic y...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
 MEng/BEng Automotive and Motor Sport
Engineering
 MEng/BEng Energy Engi...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
How will I achieve all this?
 Lectures
– Supported by on-line materials (...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
What about Placement Opportunities?
 Available after Part 2 or Part 3
 P...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
Will I get a job afterwards?
 Recent Graduates now work throughout the pr...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
Research Impact: Energy and Transport
Research Centre (ETRC)
 Highly acti...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
What do the Professions think about City?
 May 2010 accreditation of MEng...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
So, how do I get here?
 A Levels: UCAS 340 (BEng) or 360 (MEng) – includi...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
Awards for Academic Excellence
 The Lord Mayor of London Scholarships’
St...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
Why City?
• 5th largest Higher Education institution within central London...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
Solve engineering problems
with limited, incorrect or
contradictory inform...
School of Engineering and
Mathematical Sciences
Welcome to your Future.
Welcome to City.
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Mechanical, Automotive & Motorsport and Energy Engineering, School of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences - City University London Undergraduate Open Day 29th June 2013

1,280 views
1,170 views

Published on

Presentation about undergraduate Mechanical, Automotive & Motorsport, and Energy Engineering courses at City University London. Presentation was given as part of the programme of the City University London Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 29th June 2013.

Published in: Education, Technology, Business
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,280
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Mechanical, Automotive & Motorsport and Energy Engineering, School of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences - City University London Undergraduate Open Day 29th June 2013

  1. 1. Academic excellence for business and the professions WELCOME TO CITY Prof J M Nouri Head Of Department Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics
  2. 2. Who studies at City? − 1,400 on Engineering and Technology related subjects  350 on Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics (MEA) subjects  Gender of students − 22% Female and 78% Male  Status of students − 60% UK, 11% EU and 28% Overseas  All ages − majority of undergraduates 18 - 30  All cultural backgrounds and walks of life School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
  3. 3. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Why study Engineering at City?  The People – Student satisfaction > 85% for quality of staff NSS 2012 results: Mech/Auto/Energy Overall satisfaction 96%; 1st in London Universities and 4th Nationally – Over 60% of MEA staff with industry background highly research active  The Facilities – Extensive opportunities for practical work – Specialist Thermo-Fluid, Aeronautical and Automotive laboratories  The Standards – City is focussed upon excellence  employability
  4. 4. What is an Engineer ???  Just look around, almost everything you see, are made by engineers  If an engineer didn’t design it, then an engineer built it ! Concept Design Manufacturing Works Engineers make things work School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
  5. 5. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences What will I learn at City? Industries expectation!  Professional engineers that can solve their problems, have required CAE and communication skills, and initiate new innovative technologies. HOW DO WE ACHIVE THIS AT CITY??
  6. 6. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences What will I learn at City?  Engineering Science – Mechanics – Structures – Materials – Fluids – Thermodynamics – Mechatronics  Engineering Practice – Design – Communication – Team work – Management  Engineering Analysis – Mathematics – Computing – Problem solving
  7. 7. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences What will I learn at City?  Specialised topics! – Structured Design Process – Combustion & Fuels – Energy Conversion – CFD & FEA – Gas Turbine Engineering – CATIA and Solid Work – Renewable Energy – Chassis Engineering – Vehicle Technology – Languages!
  8. 8. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Year 1 Student Engagement  Visit to London Eye At the start of academic year 1st week of October  Wind Turbine Challenge Middle of term 1 (Reading week) Early November  Visit to LittleBrook Power Station Middle of term 2 (Reading week) Middle of February
  9. 9. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences  MEng/BEng Automotive and Motor Sport Engineering  MEng/BEng Energy Engineering  MEng/BEng Mechanical Engineering  All Programmes are accredited by IMechE, RAeS and Engineering Council What degree will I attain?
  10. 10. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
  11. 11. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
  12. 12. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences How will I achieve all this?  Lectures – Supported by on-line materials (presentations, activities)  Tutorials – Smaller groups; question and answer  Practical work – Laboratory, Workshop, Drawing Office, CAD and other CAE  Project work – Individual – Group:  Formula Student EGPR Flywheel (Energy Storage) Development Technology
  13. 13. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences What about Placement Opportunities?  Available after Part 2 or Part 3  Placements in the last two years include – Ford – Rolls Royce – Lotus – BP – Howden – National Grid  In addition – We have introduced a Professional Liaison Officer in the Department to support students to find placement – We have an proactive Career & Skills Development Service – Also opportunity for studying abroad for a year under Exchange Scheme ERASMUS
  14. 14. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Will I get a job afterwards?  Recent Graduates now work throughout the profession including – Delphi Diesel – AVL – Ricardo – Ford – Howden – … and lots of smaller engineering and consultancy companies!  The destination report from HESA about our 2011 graduates UG graduates 88.4%: 61% to Industry, 9.4% Work/Study and 18% F-Study PG graduates 91.7%: 77% Industry, 5.3% Work/Study and 9.5% F-Study  Heliex  Rolls Royce  Lotus  Jaguar  Holroyd
  15. 15. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Research Impact: Energy and Transport Research Centre (ETRC)  Highly active in Mechanical, Automotive & Energy – Three industry-sponsored chairs  Past & present research sponsors include – Yamaha, Toyota, Shell, BP, Delphi, Lotus, Sortex Heliex, Holroyd, Howden  Continuous impact on our programmes – Part 3, Part 4 and MSc students involved in these research activities – Updating course material  Companies also provide student project ideas
  16. 16. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences What do the Professions think about City?  May 2010 accreditation of MEng and BEng programmes commended – Mix of international and home students – High levels of industrial content and flavour – Design projects at different levels and relevant field trips  July 2010 IMechE Formula Student event – City entered Class 1A Low Carbon category – City’s Sean Canty, was lead quote in the IMechE press release
  17. 17. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences So, how do I get here?  A Levels: UCAS 340 (BEng) or 360 (MEng) – including AS  Maths essential at B/A grade (BEng/MEng); Physics desirable  IB: 30 (BEng) or 32 (MEng)  Maths 6 at higher level  Also equivalent entry tariff with A-level Maths  Foundation year also available  MEA’s top graduate in 2010 came through the Foundation route and finished with an 83% 1st class honours in MEng Automotive
  18. 18. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Awards for Academic Excellence  The Lord Mayor of London Scholarships’ Starts from your A-Level results – A*AA £3000 per year – AAA £2000 – AAB £1000  You don’t need to apply for this  It will be done Automatically once we have your results  It will continue for all years of your study provided you perform well at a first class level. Caterpillar Scholarships’ Last year we got 8 Scholarships for our Year 3 & 4 graduating students worth £2500 each. IMechE Plus other Industrial Scholarships’
  19. 19. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Why City? • 5th largest Higher Education institution within central London • International focus – students from over 156 countries and academic staff from 50 countries • Produces some of the most sought after professionals - 9th for employability and highest starting salaries* • Student centre is first UK University to receive Service Mark Quality Standard from Institute of Customer Service • 100% UG and PG on your programmes with professional accreditation; at University level they are 42% UG and 60% PG programmes • World-leading Interdisciplinary Centres – breakthrough thinking • World-leading Interdisciplinary Centres – breakthrough thinking • Leading consultancy and research – linking minds and markets Student Satisfaction • 96% Overall student satisfaction ranking 1st in London NSS 2012
  20. 20. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Solve engineering problems with limited, incorrect or contradictory information Carry out experiments Evaluate designs and change them! Assess risks Management Analyse and interpret data Teach Work in multidisciplinary teams Changing the world! Develop new technologies Design Research Some examples of the roles of an engineer Development and application of mathematical models Market Analysis
  21. 21. School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Welcome to your Future. Welcome to City.

×