Engineering BSc (Hons)

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Start Date
Duration
3 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 21/01/2019

Engineering is an evolving sector that needs engineers with a wide variety of knowledge and skills. Our Engineering course will give you the foundations, key principles and professional skills you need in modern engineering and related industries. Our staff have significant industrial experience and use the latest learning and teaching technology.

Engineering Lab Tour
Teaching Lab Tour

Course

Highlights

  • IMechE accredited course.
  • Collaboration with local engineering companies (NETP)
  • Placement opportunities available
  • Progression courses available

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

IMechE accreditation

This course is accredited by IMechE, which means that you will meet the academic requirements for registration as an Incorporated Engineer, putting you in great stead to gain experience in industry and subsequently achieve professional engineering status.

Course Details

In your second year you have the chance to do an optional industrial placement with your employer if you have one, an independently sourced placement or a paid placement through the Northants Engineering Training Partnership (NETP).

 

Read more

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

This course will enable you to enter careers in a diverse range of engineering sectors, including:

manufacturing, automotive, chemical, aeronautical, civil.

If you graduate with a 2:2 or higher, you will be eligible to apply for an additional year and gain an MSc Engineering.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

A typical offer would be DDE at A Level or MMP at BTEC.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
    for study at undergraduate level

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Engineering Design (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG1004
    Core Module Y
  • Electrical Principles (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG1005
    Core Module Y
  • Mechanical Principles (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG1006
    Core Module Y
  • Analytical Method for Technology (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG1047
    Core Module Y
  • Materials Science (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG1007
    Core Module Y
  • Engineering Industry Practice (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG1048
    Core Module Y

Course Stats

Facilities &

Special Features

  • strong industry focus, aiming to build upon students’ knowledge and experience to prepare them for employment or further study
  • engagement with industry is actively encouraged and supported whenever possible
  • collaboration between The University of Northampton and local engineering companies (NETP), who provide paid placements opportunities for University students
  • high employability for our students
  • IMechE accredited

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Engineering MSc

Lift Engineering MSc

Student Stories

Albert Hewson

Engineering student, Albert Hewson, has had a number of work placements, including 13 months at engineering company Cummins, as part of the Northants Engineering Training Partnership (NETP). As well as completing his degree, he is also working for a government department as a Manufacturing Engineer.

“My degree, along with my work experience, has equipped me with a good grounding to enable me to apply for positions within the engineering industry. I’m fortunate that the company I currently work for are dedicated to training and personal development. Once I have completed my degree, I plan to take on Six Sigma Green Belt training with the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

“The NETP element has been hugely important for me and in my opinion is an outstanding aspect of the course.”

Student Stories

Maria Steffy

Engineering student Maria Steffy has undertaken a work placement at Bearward Engineering, as part of this she also had the opportunity to attend a 10-day project visit to India, which she considers to be a milestone in her career so far.

“The experience I have gained during my work placement has given me the subject knowledge and practical skills I need for my career in the future. I really enjoyed the international trip as it was something much more high level than a placement student can usually expect to participate in. I was proud that the company had the confidence in me to represent them internationally.

Fees & Funding

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
Foundation Study Framework: £6,500

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,500
Foundation Study Framework: £9,800

2018/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,000
Foundation Study Framework: £9,400

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

A merit based scholarship of up to 30% or a £3,000 reduction in the cost of tuition fees for eligible students.

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

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Updated 21/01/2019

  • Engineering is an evolving sector that needs engineers with a wide variety of knowledge and skills. Our Engineering course will give you the foundations, key principles and professional skills you need in modern engineering and related industries. Our staff have significant industrial experience and use the latest learning and teaching technology.

    Engineering Lab Tour
    Teaching Lab Tour

    Course

    Highlights

    • IMechE accredited course.
    • Collaboration with local engineering companies (NETP)
    • Placement opportunities available
    • Progression courses available

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • In your second year you have the chance to do an optional industrial placement with your employer if you have one, an independently sourced placement or a paid placement through the Northants Engineering Training Partnership (NETP).

     

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    IMechE accreditation

    This course is accredited by IMechE, which means that you will meet the academic requirements for registration as an Incorporated Engineer, putting you in great stead to gain experience in industry and subsequently achieve professional engineering status.

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      This course will enable you to enter careers in a diverse range of engineering sectors, including:

      manufacturing, automotive, chemical, aeronautical, civil.

      If you graduate with a 2:2 or higher, you will be eligible to apply for an additional year and gain an MSc Engineering.

  • A typical offer would be DDE at A Level or MMP at BTEC.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
      for study at undergraduate level

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Introduction to Engineering Design (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG1004
      Core Module Y
    • Electrical Principles (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG1005
      Core Module Y
    • Mechanical Principles (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG1006
      Core Module Y
    • Analytical Method for Technology (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG1047
      Core Module Y
    • Materials Science (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG1007
      Core Module Y
    • Engineering Industry Practice (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG1048
      Core Module Y

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    • strong industry focus, aiming to build upon students’ knowledge and experience to prepare them for employment or further study
    • engagement with industry is actively encouraged and supported whenever possible
    • collaboration between The University of Northampton and local engineering companies (NETP), who provide paid placements opportunities for University students
    • high employability for our students
    • IMechE accredited
    • Further your study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Engineering MSc

      Lift Engineering MSc

    • Albert Hewson

      Engineering student, Albert Hewson, has had a number of work placements, including 13 months at engineering company Cummins, as part of the Northants Engineering Training Partnership (NETP). As well as completing his degree, he is also working for a government department as a Manufacturing Engineer.

      “My degree, along with my work experience, has equipped me with a good grounding to enable me to apply for positions within the engineering industry. I’m fortunate that the company I currently work for are dedicated to training and personal development. Once I have completed my degree, I plan to take on Six Sigma Green Belt training with the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

      “The NETP element has been hugely important for me and in my opinion is an outstanding aspect of the course.”

    • Maria Steffy

      Engineering student Maria Steffy has undertaken a work placement at Bearward Engineering, as part of this she also had the opportunity to attend a 10-day project visit to India, which she considers to be a milestone in her career so far.

      “The experience I have gained during my work placement has given me the subject knowledge and practical skills I need for my career in the future. I really enjoyed the international trip as it was something much more high level than a placement student can usually expect to participate in. I was proud that the company had the confidence in me to represent them internationally.

  • 2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module
    Foundation Study Framework: £6,500

    2019/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,500
    Foundation Study Framework: £9,800

    2018/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,000
    Foundation Study Framework: £9,400

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    A merit based scholarship of up to 30% or a £3,000 reduction in the cost of tuition fees for eligible students.

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

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Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour