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Course Details

Entry year / start

Autumn 2023


3 years (Full time) / 6 years (Part time)

Course code






Closing Date

2023-09-06 23:00:00


Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

  • This general engineering qualification fulfils the educational requirements for Incorporated Engineer status. In addition, the combination of this degree and an accredited MSc meets the requirements for Chartered Engineer status. Engineering is a creative and analytical subject. You’ll develop the skills, techniques, and knowledge that professional engineers need and learn the underpinned science and mathematics. The course has a common core with a choice of routes to suit your area of interest. You’ll work on real-life projects to create innovative solutions to challenging problems, teaming up with other students and working on your own projects.

    Key Features

    • Accredited on behalf of the Engineering Council
    • Gain the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).
    • Take part in individual and team-based projects, practical activities and remote access experiments.
    • Move to a different engineering qualification if your aspirations change, even after you’ve started.
    • Choose from a broad engineering route and six specialist routes.
    • Develops employability skills, including personal and professional development planning.

    Course details

    This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits.

    • In Stage 1, you’ll study four 30-credit modules.
    • In Stage 2, you’ll study three 30-credit core engineering modules and one 30-credit module from your chosen route.
    • In Stage 3, you’ll study 90 credits from your chosen route and complete a 30-credit project module.

    Further Information

    If you have already studied at university level, you may be able to count it towards your Open University qualification – which could save you time and money by reducing the number of modules you need to study.

    Students may progress from a vocational qualification (e.g. HND) to an honours degree by studying our Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) pathway.

    If you feel you may need additional support, please visit our disability support page to read about what we offer.

    Visit our website to read more about our range of modules and flexible learning models. 

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