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This BEng (Hons) Engineering Degree programme has been designed with industry objectives at its core. It is aimed at those who have completed a Foundation Degree or HND in Engineering who want to 'Top Up' to Degree level, with most students continuing to work in the industry and develop their skills alongside study. The course has been designed to develop both technical skills in areas such as design, innovation, automation and robotics, alongside the skills required from those who will be considering roles as team leaders and managers within this vibrant and buoyant sector, through business and operations management focused modules.
This programme aims to produce graduates who understand the underlying principles which underpin engineering, who can conceive, design and implement a solution to engineering problems, developing strategies for being creative and innovative. Students will develop skills to overcome difficulties by employing their knowledge and understanding in a professional manner.
Team working, effective communication, and the ability to exercise responsibility and sound management approaches will be further developed by study of the following modules:
There are no optional modules on this course.
The Honours Degree Top Up will be available to any candidate who satisfies the criteria below:
Assessment is varied and broadly aligned to the skills which are prevalent in the engineering industry. This will include, but is not limited to, a range of activities such as reports, presentations, group work, project based learning activities, lab work, practicals and exams.
On Successful completion of this Honours Degree, you will be in a position to go straight into a job commensurate with a degree level education. You will also be in a position to progress onto a Masters degree programme with another institution.
South West College is approved by The Open University as an appropriate organisation to offer higher education programmes leading to Open University validated awards.
The Open University regulations can be found Please see link to OU Regulations for validated awards of the Open University here.
You can also download the full programme specification here.
*The fees quoted are payable for each year.
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