Which? uses cookies to improve our sites and by continuing you agree to our cookies policy.

BEng (Hons) 4 years full-time, foundation 2017
Ucas points guide

88

% applicants receiving offers

73%

Subjects
  • General engineering
Student score
Not Available
% employed or in further study
84% LOW
Average graduate salary
£22k LOW
Icon pencil

What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

CCD - must include a minimum of AS level Maths or Physics. If Physics is taken at A level then a Pass in the Physics Science Practical is also required

Scottish Highers
Not Available

88 UCAS tariff points to include either Advanced Higher or Higher Maths or Physics

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
26

3 Higher Level subjects at grades 5,5,4 (must be studying Higher Level Mathematics or Physics)

UCAS tariff points
88

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 88 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

73%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£6,165

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Icon docs

Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

After completing the first academic year you will progress on to a programme that has been accredited by the relevant regulatory body. Courses that have been accredited and recognised by a professional body have been given a stamp of approval. Accredited programmes are appreciated by graduate employers as it is seen as a reassuring sign of quality.

Modules

Core: information communication technology 1; information communication technology 2; interdisciplinary project; materials; mathematics; mechanics 1; mechanics 2; physics 1; physics 2.

University of Bradford

Main building

The University of Bradford is a fantastic place to study, socialise and get involved with, whether it's through the wide range of courses or the many sports, societies, media and entertainments at the Students' Union. Our new £8million Student Central building holds a 1,300-capacity club, radio station, four bars, bookable rooms for students and a huge outdoor grass area.

How you'll spend your time

Sorry, we don’t have study time information to display here

How you'll be assessed

Sorry, we don’t have course assessment information to display here

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

Icon bubble

What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction Not Available
Student score Not Available

Sorry, not enough students have taken this subject here before, so we aren't able to show you any information.

?

Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
7% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
29% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
70% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
322 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
67% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
7% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
Icon ribbon

What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 84% LOW
Average graduate salary £22k LOW
Graduates who are customer service occupations

6%

Graduates who are customer service managers and supervisors

3%

Graduates who are engineering professionals

23%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
As a mixed subject within engineering where students get a chance to learn from a range of disciplines, this course isn't taken by as many people as some of the more specialist disciplines. Demand for engineering skills is high, though, and so unemployment rates are low and starting salaries competitive. Graduates are able to specialise enough to be working in jobs in engineering – particularly mechanical, civil, design, and electrical engineering, as well as engineering project management. Bear in mind that a lot of courses are four years long, and lead to a MEng qualification – this is necessary if you want to become a Chartered Engineer.
Carousel arrow left Carousel arrow right
Get all the advice
Expert tips for uni - straight to your inbox
Free to students, teachers and parents
Sign me up
Follow us