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Middlesex University

Design Engineering with Foundation Year

UCAS Code: H7ZB

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

Entry requirements


Including 16 points or above from at least two Science or Numerate subjects

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017

UCAS Tariff

48
67%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Engineering design

Design engineers are innovators who develop products and the systems used to make them. Our degrees give students the practical training and project experience to become accomplished design engineers with a professional portfolio of work.

**Why study BEng/MEng Design Engineering at Middlesex University?**
Design Engineering at Middlesex is available as either a three-year Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) and a four-year Master of Engineering (MEng).

The degrees produce professional and competent Design Engineers capable of playing an active role in formulating, meeting the challenges and opportunities arising in contemporary industrial and commercial practice. You will explore the design and implementation of digital systems and become experienced using the latest industry software equipped in our labs and workshops.

To support your career success, you will build a professional portfolio of work throughout your degree and receive regular guest lectures and project feedback from industry professionals, with the option of spending a year on industry placement.

Flexible programme design
Our suite of Design Engineering courses share a common first year of study which enable students to experience all aspects of engineering. Depending on your interests, you can then continue with the broad Design Engineering degree or transfer to one of these specialist honours programmes:

Robotics - Analysing and developing robotics systems
Electronics - Developing analogue and digital systems
Mechatronics - Design of electro-mechanical systems using computer control aspects
**Course highlights**
You will be encouraged to enter prestigious design engineering competitions to enhance your experience and career prospects
Our dedicated facilities in the new Ritterman Building are equipped with industry standard equipment in electronics, mechatronics, robotics and networking solutions
You will extend your industry knowledge through our series of weekly guest lectures delivered by some of the UKs leading design experts and companies
A year-long work placement is available as part of the course
If you apply for our four-year MEng course you will gain a masters qualification as soon as you successfully complete your undergraduate degree
Whichever pathway you choose, you can change to another after your first year
As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Hendon Campus

Department:

Design Engineering and Mathematics

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

74%
med
Engineering design

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Engineering (non-specific)

Teaching and learning

72%
Staff make the subject interesting
83%
Staff are good at explaining things
82%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
84%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

88%
Library resources
89%
IT resources
90%
Course specific equipment and facilities
70%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

77%
UK students
23%
International students
79%
Male students
21%
Female students
74%
2:1 or above
23%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
E

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Engineering (non-specific)

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

86%
low
Employed or in further education
92%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

13%
Information technology and telecommunications professionals
12%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
11%
Teaching and educational professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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