BEng Mechanical Engineering with Management

Year of entry: 2024

Course unit details:
Workshop Practice (Mechanical)

Course unit fact file
Unit code MECH10030
Credit rating 0
Unit level Level 1
Teaching period(s) Full year
Available as a free choice unit? No


This course unit detail provides the framework for delivery in 20/21 and may be subject to change due to any additional Covid-19 impact.  Please see Blackboard / course unit related emails for any further updates.

The workshop practice covers health and safety training, turning, milling, welding and a fabrication and fitting exercise.

Due to timetable constraints the module is run over years 1 and 2 as MACE10020 and MACE20020 respectively. The students have to complete 4 exercises and 8 hours of workshop practice over the 2 years.
Led by training learning instructors and workshop technicians the students receive training on workshop practice and then manufacture selected products as well as use metrology equipment to assess the manufactured parts


To introduce students to hands-on workshop practice on the use of machine tools, welding equipment and joining methods as well as the use of metrology equipment in the assessment of manufactured products.


The workshop practice comprises the following exercises:
• Benchtop working (filing, drilling, tapping)
• Milling
• Turning
• Welding

Assessment methods

Method Weight
Practical skills assessment 100%

Feedback methods

Verbal feedback on the outcome of each workshop practice session will be provided by the technician in charge at the end of each session. 

Study hours

Scheduled activity hours
Practical classes & workshops 8

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Zekai Murat Kilic Unit coordinator

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