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BEng (Hons) Degree in Engineering (Top Up) (Validated by The Open University) (HLA)

Level 6
Part-Time
22/23
EXC60030HLA
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Overview

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:

  • Innovation through Engineering Design
  • Industrial Automation and Robotics
  • Operations Management
  • Business and Management
  • Dissertation

Year One

  • Innovation through Engineering Design (Year One Module)
  • Industrial Automation and Robotics (Year One Module)
  • Operations Management (Year One Module)
  • Business and Management (Year Two Module)
  • Dissertation (Year Two Module)

There are no optional modules on this course.

The Honours Degree Top Up will be available to any candidate who satisfies the criteria below:

  • A Ulster University or Queens University Belfast Foundation Degree with a pass mark of 55% or above in Level 5 modules. (or other relevant Level 5 qualification such as a Pearson's Higher National Certificate/Diploma) in an engineering related discipline.
  • Candidates presenting with FDs or HNC/Ds from other awarding bodies will be considered under RPL procedures.
  • GCSE English language and Maths at grade 4 (grade C) or above. (or equivalent, - for example, Level 2 literacy and numeracy Essential Skills qualifications are also accepted).
  • All applicants must have reached the age of 18 years on admission.

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.

2 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

Dungannon

Part-Time

P6030DP10B

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

9.25

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

09:00-19:00

Time

Tuesday

Day/s

Total Full Fee FREE

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Part-Time

P6030OP10B

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Higher Education

Mode of Study

9.25

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

12/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee FREE

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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