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University of East Anglia UEA

Engineering

UCAS Code: H100

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

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B

Including Mathematics and one other science subject. Science A-levels must include a pass in the practical element. General Studies and Critical Thinking not accepted.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

Science pathway with 12 level 3 credits in Mathematics and 12 level 3 credits in a second science.

Principal subjects and A-level combinations are considered - please contact us.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

Including Mathematics at HL 5 and one other science subject at HL 5. If no GCSE equivalent is held, offer will include Mathematics and English requirements.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DDM

In relevant subject, please see website for details. Excluding Public Services. BTEC and A-level combinations are considered where A-level Mathematics is taken - please contact us.

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,C,C

Including Mathematics and one other Science subject . A combination of Advanced Highers and Highers may be acceptable.

Only accepted in combination with Scottish Advanced Highers.

UCAS Tariff

128

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

85%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

General or integrated engineering

Having gained an invaluable grounding in mathematics and engineering in your first year, in your second year you will go on to develop your learning by following a path in general, mechanical or electronic and electrical engineering.
In your final year you will put your knowledge into action with an in-depth individual project based on your engineering interests. This project is important in defining your path towards a specific career. Your project could be an experimental research project, a practical construction, a circuit assembly, a programmable controller or something else. You could even draw on the industry contacts you’ve made throughout the course and link your study to a real-world engineering problem.
Project management skills are embedded in this course, and you will also gain an understanding of commercial risks and opportunities.This degree is fully supported by the New Anglia Advanced Manufacturingand Engineering network (NAAME) and Hethel Innovation Group, which gives you access to a wide range of leading mechanical, electronic and automotive companies.

Modules

Year 1 is made up of compulsory modules which will provide you with a solid grounding in mathematics and engineering. These modules include Engineering Studies, Engineering Principles and Law and Mathematics for Scientists. As your studies progress you will develop a knowledge of general, Mechanical or Electronic and Electrical engineering. In Years 2 and 3, you will have a combination of compulsory modules - such as Analogue and Digital Electronics - and optional modules such as Vibration and Dynamics or Meteorology and Global Environmental Change. You will also complete an individual research project in your final year which you can base on your own engineering interests.

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
£19,400
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of East Anglia UEA

Department:

School of Engineering

TEF rating:
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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

68%
UK students
32%
International students
89%
Male students
11%
Female students
81%
2:1 or above
18%
Drop out rate
345

After graduation


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Engineering

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.

£20,000
med
Average annual salary
96%
med
Employed or in further education
82%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

12%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
5%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
5%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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 the average starting salary was a very healthy £26,400 for 2015 graduates. Graduates are able to specialise enough to be working in jobs in engineering — especially in design and development - as well as engineering project management. IT and management consultancy were some of the more common jobs outside engineering. 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.

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