Engineering (top-up) BSc (Hons)

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Duration
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Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 05/10/2018

The Engineering sector is a fascinating, multifaceted industry that is integral to advances all around the world, from the development of facilities using renewable energy resources to the expansion of sustainable communities that drive lasting change. This course will show you the influence that engineering has on the world and the contribution that you can make.

Course

Highlights

  • Top up your FdSc or HND qualification to a full BSc (Hons) degree.
  • Flexible part time study option available.
  • Progression courses available.

Additional

Information

Assessments

You will be assessed through:

  • coursework
  • oral presentations
  • group work
  • practical reports
  • critical reviews
  • end of module exams.

Course Details

This one year course advances your knowledge of electronic and mechanical system design, as well as analysing the applications of engineering technology in new and innovative ways. You will be taught by industry experienced academics who focus on relevant, cutting edge topics that are sought after by employers.

You will cover a range of topics that would be expected of a modern professional engineer, including computer simulation, lean manufacture and quality applications. A substantial part of the course is a major project (normally industrially based).

Read more…

Open Days

Come Say Hello

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 number of engineering sectors, such as:

  • manufacturing
  • chemical/pharmaceutical
  • automotive
  • civil

You will also be able to go into job roles in scientific writing and journalism, marketing and sales.

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

 

Entry Requirements

In order to study this course you must have completed our HND or a Foundation Degree or an equivalent qualification in Engineering.

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:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
    for study at undergraduate level.

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

Course Content

Students must take all compulsory modules and either ENG4004 or ENG4005.

  • Lean Manufacturing & Quality Applications (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG3005
    Core Module Y
  • Machines and Mechanisms (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG3021
    Core Module Y
  • Computer Simulations and Modelling (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG3002
    Core Module Y
  • Advanced Electro-Mechanical System Design (20 Credits)
    Module code: ENG3020
    Core Module Y
  • Engineering Project (40 Credits)
    Module code: ENG4004
    Core Module N
  • Technical Project (40 Credits)
    Module code: ENG4005
    Core Module N

Facilities &

Special Features

  • The course has a high practical industry focus which allows you to advance the understanding that you already have, whilst developing your confidence and theoretical knowledge of a wide range of topics relevant to the engineering industry.
  • You will also examine the use of computer simulations to build physical systems, thus reducing the need for wastage of failed or flawed products whilst improving the speed and sustainability of the design and manufacturing processes.
  • High employability for our students.

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

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

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

Full Time: £ 9,000
Part Time: £ 1,350 per 20 credits module.

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

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

International: £ 12,000

Scholarships

International Scholarships

We are committed to providing opportunities and rewards to the best and brightest applicants. With this in mind, we offer three generous scholarship schemes which…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  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…


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Updated 05/10/2018

  • The Engineering sector is a fascinating, multifaceted industry that is integral to advances all around the world, from the development of facilities using renewable energy resources to the expansion of sustainable communities that drive lasting change. This course will show you the influence that engineering has on the world and the contribution that you can make.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Top up your FdSc or HND qualification to a full BSc (Hons) degree.
    • Flexible part time study option available.
    • Progression courses available.
  • This one year course advances your knowledge of electronic and mechanical system design, as well as analysing the applications of engineering technology in new and innovative ways. You will be taught by industry experienced academics who focus on relevant, cutting edge topics that are sought after by employers.

    You will cover a range of topics that would be expected of a modern professional engineer, including computer simulation, lean manufacture and quality applications. A substantial part of the course is a major project (normally industrially based).

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Assessments

    You will be assessed through:

    • coursework
    • oral presentations
    • group work
    • practical reports
    • critical reviews
    • end of module exams.
    • Come Say Hello

      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 number of engineering sectors, such as:

      • manufacturing
      • chemical/pharmaceutical
      • automotive
      • civil

      You will also be able to go into job roles in scientific writing and journalism, marketing and sales.

  • In order to study this course you must have completed our HND or a Foundation Degree or an equivalent qualification in Engineering.

    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:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
      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

  • Students must take all compulsory modules and either ENG4004 or ENG4005.

    • Lean Manufacturing & Quality Applications (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG3005
      Core Module Y
    • Machines and Mechanisms (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG3021
      Core Module Y
    • Computer Simulations and Modelling (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG3002
      Core Module Y
    • Advanced Electro-Mechanical System Design (20 Credits)
      Module code: ENG3020
      Core Module Y
    • Engineering Project (40 Credits)
      Module code: ENG4004
      Core Module N
    • Technical Project (40 Credits)
      Module code: ENG4005
      Core Module N
    • 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

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

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

    Full Time: £ 9,000
    Part Time: £ 1,350 per 20 credits module.

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

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

    International: £ 12,000

    Scholarships

    International Scholarships

    We are committed to providing opportunities and rewards to the best and brightest applicants. With this in mind, we offer three generous scholarship schemes which…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  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…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour