Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, MEng Hons

Many modern large companies began life as the brainchild of a single person with a great idea. Typically, that person was an engineer or an inventor who had conceived a unique product and who also had the business skills to nurture the idea from a concept to a prototype, to a product, to a business. To succeed, that person needed the imagination and vision to recognise a niche in the market. After that, they would need to have the design and engineering skills to realise a possible product. Finally, they would have to be able to build the product, market read more

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Overview

Overview

Many modern large companies began life as the brainchild of a single person with a great idea. Typically, that person was an engineer or an inventor who had conceived a unique product and who also had the business skills to nurture the idea from a concept to a prototype, to a product, to a business. To succeed, that person needed the imagination and vision to recognise a niche in the market. After that, they would need to have the design and engineering skills to realise a possible product. Finally, they would have to be able to build the product, market and sell it, and make a profit in doing so. This is a tried and tested route to success. The pioneering Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree programme at the University of Greenwich offers you the opportunity to learn all of these important skills. 

Management at Medway Campus

Nearly 50% of the top 250 Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) companies have a CEO who hold an engineering degree. Our Faculty of Engineering and Science offers a range of business and management degrees like this one to set you on the road to leadership.

Accreditation

This degree programme is four years long in full-time mode. It is a new programme, but it is strongly anticipated that it will be accredited as fully satisfying the educational base for a chartered engineer (CEng).

See, for example, the Institution of Engineering and Technology website for further information.

Outcomes

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide you with the knowledge and skills relevant to a career as a professional engineer who can work effectively with current and future engineering product design, development and production/implementation methods
  • To support you in understanding the innovative and pioneering approaches in this field and to be able to apply them to the solution of real-world problems to develop new products and technologies in a financially sustainable way
  • To help you acquire the knowledge and skills required to perform a variety of professional roles within engineering, design and business, including management roles.

What you'll study

For information on courses for this programme click here.

Entry requirements

Please note: Entry requirements may change during Clearing.

Applicants from a UK educational background:

340 UCAS points two or three A-levels with an additional AS-level (including mathematics or a physical science / numerate subject).

You will also need GCSEs at grade C or above in English language, mathematics and a science.

We will also accept:

  • AS-levels along with A2-levels
  • Alternative qualifications including BTEC and National Diploma. National Diploma applicants that have also successfully completed the additional, core mathematics modules and the extended project (Technical Baccalaureate) are specifically encouraged to apply
  • National Diploma in Engineering or relevant subject at MPP
  • Appropriate qualifications such as an HNC, HND or foundation degree, with which you may be able to enter this degree in Year 2 or later.

General studies and Level 3 Key Skills are not accepted for this degree. 

For more information, contact courseinfo@gre.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

Applicants from a non-UK educational background:

Applicants must have successfully completed 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). 

If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

For more information, contact international@gre.ac.uk or +44 (0)20 8331 8136.

In addition:

We welcome applications from mature students.

Extra information

Assessment

Assessment methods include:

  • Project-based tasks
  • Laboratory experiments
  • Formative and summative assignments
  • Formal examinations.

Professional recognition

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) accreditation is strongly anticipated.

Careers

These programmes are designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to work as a professional engineer. You can choose to start up your own business or pursue a career in the technology, engineering or computing industries, particularly in the fi eld of emerging technologies.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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