BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering (top-up) or BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (top-up)
Start Date: September 2019 or January 2020
In partnership with: University of Cumbria (
Day: Monday
Time: 9am - 9pm (FT) / 9am - 2:30pm (PT) / 2:30pm - 9pm (PT) / Other options may be available
Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Cost: £6,000 Full Time / £3,000 per year Part Time
Course Overview

This programme is offered in partnership with the University of Cumbria and is aimed at those who want to improve their Foundation Degree or HND in and move into a role in Engineering with more responsibility and better prospects along with potentially a higher earning potential.

Students will attend one day and evening per week for the full-time route and will undertake a placement of 120 hours per academic year alongside their academic studies where they are not already in relevant employment.

Part time students will take a selection or modules from the full time programme.

What will I learn?

Modules in the programme will normally include:

Level 6
• Major Project (Including Project Management)
• The Professional Engineer
• Engineering Systems Design and Simulation

  • Engineering Innovation. Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Problem Solving

Plus, a selection of optional modules dependent upon the pathway chosen.

How will the course be assessed?

The major project and the Engineering Systems Design and Simulation modules, which make up half of the total credits, are assessed 100% by coursework, the remaining modules are assessed 50% by coursework and 50% by examination. The overall assessment split is 75% coursework and 25% examination.

Materials and other information

All HE enrolments are subject to the College’s Higher Education Student Agreement.


Qualified engineers are much in demand for their rigorous approach to work roles and problem solving. Their skills open up a wide range of other career opportunities and these exist in a diverse area of fields which could include research, design and development, commissioning, project management, technical sales, technical journalism and patent work.


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