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School of Engineering - Frequently Asked Questions

Does the University accept alternative qualifications to A-levels for undergraduate degree courses?

Yes, the University accepts alternative qualifications to A-levels, such as BTEC Nationals, Access Diplomas and the International Baccalaureate.
In cases where applicants do not possess the required mathematics or science qualifications for direct entry into BEng or MEng courses, it may be possible to enter after completing an Engineering with Foundation Year.

Do the undergraduate degrees include any work experience?

Students on the BEng or MEng degree programs and BSc Clinical Technology have the option of enrolling on a ‘sandwich’ degree, which involves undertaking a work placement, between years two and three. This opportunity provides students with invaluable work experience and can significantly enhance their employment prospects. 

Are the undergraduate Engineering degrees professionally recognised?

Our BSc Clinical Technology degree is professionally accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Both our BEng/MEng Mechanical Engineering and BEng/MEng Mechanical & Automotive Engineering degrees are professionally accreditation by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Our BEng/MEng Civil and Structural Engineering degrees are professionally accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators, consisting of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway Engineers.

Our BEng/MEng Chemical Engineering degrees are professionally accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers; IChemE.

Our BEng/MEng Medical Engineering degrees are professionally accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

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