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Derby College

Engineering (Top Up)

UCAS Code: H10H

Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

Entry requirements


All applicants will be invited to an interview to discuss their qualifications, experience and any other related issues. You will need to be employed and have permission from your employer to undertake this programme. You should have one of the following: •The FdEng Integrated Engineering (Sheffield Hallam University) •A Foundation Degree from another university in a relevant field •A HND in an engineering field at Merit level You will also need: •GCSE English and Maths grades A*- C. International students will need to demonstrate the minimum IELTS score identified for this course in English, in addition to having a successful interview. Please contact the College for more information. All applicants are subject to approval by Sheffield Hallam University.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

The one year BEng Top-up programme is designed to complete the journey to a full degree programme, either from a Foundation Degree or equivalent level 5 qualification.

The College offers the following three programmes:

BEng (Hons) Electrical Engineering (Top-Up)
BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering (Top-
Up)
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Top-Up)
The programmes are currently going through accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council.

This programme is delivered at our Roundhouse campus in the award-winning vocational skills centre packed with the latest industry standard
scientific and mechanical equipment – from rapid prototyping to robotics, CAD to electronics.

The course is delivered as a series of modules that cover the major themes in engineering. Each module will constitute 1.5 hours per week for 36 weeks per year. The lecturer for each module has relevant industry and academic experience.

As well as 9 hours spent in college, it is expected that the student will equal this time working outside the college on assessments, research, revision and other learning activities.

This is a new programme and will run with a minimum of 10 students enrolled on each pathway. It is regulated by HEFCE and awarded by Sheffield Hallam University.

Modules

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Top-Up)

Further Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
Applied Structural Mechanics and Finite Element Analysis
Design Evaluation Methodology
Systems Engineering
Project and Project Management
BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering (Top-Up)

Design Evaluation Methodology
Composite Materials
Automation and Robotics
Further Manufacturing Techniques and Materials
Design Simulation and Operation of Manufacturing Systems
Project and Project Management
BEng (Hons) Electrical Engineering (Top-Up)

Electronic Engineering Application
Electrical Power Systems
Automation and Robotics
Final Year Project
Control Systems Engineering

Assessment methods

Each module has a different approach to assessment, optimised for the materials studied and skills acquired. There is a common theme of high quality presentation, referenced research and in-depth analysis that runs through all assessments, be they examinations, seminars, coursework or laboratory reports.

The intensity of the programme means that any prospective student must be able to make the commitment to study extensively outside of normal College hours.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£7,500
per year
England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,500
per year
International
£12,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Derby College

Department:

Engineering

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