THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON

Engineering

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   No

During your first year you will be introduced to the fundamental principles and concepts of engineering, along with knowledge and understanding of technical requirements and management issues. You will also cover design and analytical principles and materials science.

In the second year we will extend your knowledge and skills to more complex issues. We encourage you to work in an industrial setting so that you can work alongside professional, experienced engineers to solve real problems. We will work with the companies and oversee the work that you do to make sure you have the best possible learning environment. The industry experience will develop your problem-solving, teamwork and analytical skills and you will have the chance to use computer aided engineering software packages. Your second year will also include a substantial project to demonstrate everything that you’ve learned through the course.

Once you finish the HND, you have the choice to top up your qualification to the full BSc, 

Programme description

During your first year you will be introduced to the fundamental principles and concepts of engineering, along with knowledge and understanding of technical requirements and management issues. You will also cover design and analytical principles and materials science.

In the second year we will extend your knowledge and skills to more complex issues. We encourage you to work in an industrial setting so that you can work alongside professional, experienced engineers to solve real problems. We will work with the companies and oversee the work that you do to make sure you have the best possible learning environment. The industry experience will develop your problem-solving, teamwork and analytical skills and you will have the chance to use computer aided engineering software packages. Your second year will also include a substantial project to demonstrate everything that you’ve learned through the course.

Once you finish the HND, you have the choice to top up your qualification to the full BSc, 

Key Modules

Career Opportunities

This course will enable you to enter careers in a diverse range of engineering sectors, including:

  • manufacturing
  • automotive
  • aeronautical
  • chemical/pharmaceutical 
  • civil
Module & Subject

Course modules (17/18)

stage1

  • Analytical Method for Technology (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG1047
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    • Core module Y

    Applied mathematics underpins the understanding of principles in engineering disciplines. The module provides students w… More

  • Introduction to Engineering Design (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG1004
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    • Core module N

    Introduces students to engineering drawing and the production of engineering models and drawings using computer technolo… More

  • Engineering Industry Practice (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG1048
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    • Core module Y

    Covers key factors to be considered by the engineering business and professionals. In particular the syllabus focuses up… More

  • Mechanical Principles (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG1006
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    • Core module Y

    Introduces the basic mechanical principles of engineering systems including their design, development and operation.

  • Materials Science (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG1007
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    • Core module Y

    Provides an understanding of the properties, selection and use of materials. Students will gain a broad knowledge of a r… More

  • Electrical Principles (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG1005
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    • Core module Y

    Aims to provide a firm foundation and appreciation that underpin the operation of electrical engineering systems.

stage2

  • Engineering Design (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG2005
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    • Core module Y

    Covers the creation and development of an economically viable product that meets defined requirements. The module involv… More

  • Analogue Digital Systems (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG2051
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    • Core module Y

    Provides a foundation and understanding of the basic concepts and principles of analogue and digital electronics to solv… More

  • Advanced Mechanical Principles (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG2057
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    • Core module Y

    Builds on knowledge of the basic Mechanical Principles. It provides broader perception of the theory behind engineering … More

  • Manufacturing and Manufacturing Systems Technology (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG2058
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    • Core module Y

    Provides an underpinning knowledge of techniques and processes required for manufacturing products, considering how proc… More

  • Innovation and Management for Engineers (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG2059
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    • Core module Y

    Looks at the innovation process and how various management practices are used to support the engineering industry. Typic… More

  • Engineering Project (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG2018
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    • Core module N

    Provides the opportunity to undertake a major problem solving exercise or an in depth study of a particular topic of int… More

  • Work-based Case Study (20 Credits)

    • Module code: ENG2026
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    • Core module N

    Provides an opportunity to consolidate the knowledge gained in the course and apply this to work based study to produce … More

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer could be DEE at A-Level or MPP at BTEC. We welcome international applicants and applications from students with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications. Those who do not have English as their first language will need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0

Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 41-45 Months
Course Fee:  11700.00
Course Level:  UNDERGRADUATE
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Park Campus, Boughton Green Rd, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK. Phone:+44 1604 735500
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER