Description

What will I experience?

On this course you can:

  • Create your own designs in our manufacturing workshops
  • Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, which can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection
  • Participate in live web-based chat forums to discuss your work with lecturers and other students

What opportunities might it lead to?

This course puts you in an excellent position to start a career as a professional engineer in areas as diverse as consumer product design, robotics, defence or aerospace engineering. It also meets the requirements of many of the major engineering graduate programmes and provides a route to postgraduate study at Portsmouth or academic institutions elsewhere.
Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:

  • design
  • research and development
  • product manufacture
  • project management

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee Not specified Start date September 2015 Duration full-time 24 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode Blended Educational variant Part-time

Course Content

You will begin the course with the foundations of engineering science and engineering design, including some computer-aided design. As your knowledge develops, you’ll move on to more in-depth study covering topics such as instrumentation, computer-aided design and product modelling.
Core units in the first year include:

  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Mechanical Behaviour of Materials
  • Engineering Systems
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Strategies for Resource Conservation and Management
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Design

In your final year you will cover solid materials, manufacturing systems and CAE (product realisation). There is also a range of topics for you to tailor your studies as well as an individual project, working on your own design, make and test activity.

Teaching and Assessment

Most of the course is delivered via our interactive virtual learning environment. With access to all the study material you’ll need, discussion forums and the chance to connect with peers and lecturers via chat sessions, you’ll have plenty of academic support and heaps of resources. If you are studying alongside work, then you can also receive ongoing guidance from a University-approved mentor.

How are you assessed?

A range of assessment methods encourages a deeper understanding of engineering and allows you to develop your skills. Here’s how we assess your work:

  • written examinations
  • coursework
  • practical tests
  • project work
  • presentations

UK requirements for international applications

Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


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English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6 CAE score : 75(Grade B)

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test. More About IELTS

Requirements

An appropriate HND, Foundation degree, or successful completion of 2 years of degree study in an appropriate subject.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Access Bursary

    Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

  • Alumni Bursary

    Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of Portsmouth.

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