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Engineering Management, BEng Hons Undergraduate prospectus

  • Gain experience from our close industrial ties with companies such as BAe Systems, South Eastern Railways and Ford
  • Study on our IET accredited programmes
  • Benefit from our 3000sqm of specialist labs, including telecoms, power, control and robotics labs
  • Study in the only university in Kent to offer the full range of Engineering programmes

Overview

Overview

CEOs of large, successful companies and self-made millionaires are more likely to have studied on an engineering degree programme than any other subject area. The technical knowledge, analytical and mathematical skills, and creative problem-solving attitude gained from an engineering degree are well suited to strategic and enterprise-level roles in industry.

Most science and technology undergraduate degree programmes typically do not reflect the growing multidisciplinary characteristics of the modern business enterprise. However, our degree programme in Engineering Management is designed explicitly to provide a solid technical background combined with an understanding of modern business and management practices. This degree programme offers a broad-based approach, introducing the major engineering disciplines to provide a solid background in the principles and processes used to solve complex problems.

Skills development

Engineering skills you will acquire, such as optimisation and simulation, are directly transferable to enterprise management. Approaches to systems-wide engineering solutions are also highly relevant to many large-scale industrial challenges as both involve the need to identify, understand and design for large, interconnected networks of stakeholders. Our degree programme in Engineering Management also enables you to acquire management skills, both personal and interpersonal, together with knowledge of modern management techniques and business applications.

Accreditation

This degree programme is three years long in full-time mode and meets the full educational requirements for registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng). Please see MEng programmes if you are looking for CEng status without further academic study.

Outcomes

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide you with the knowledge and skills relevant to a career as a professional engineering manager who can work effectively with current and future industrial technologies, methods and standards
  • 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 industrially-relevant solutions
  • To help you acquire the knowledge and skills required to perform a variety of professional roles within engineering management, industry, and associated specialist fields.

What you'll study

Entry requirements

Typical Offer: 120 Points

Applicants from a UK educational background:

Qualifications: three A-levels/Extended Diploma/combination of A-level and Diploma/A-levels and Extended Certificate

Subjects:

  • A-level: 32 Points from Mathematics, a physical science or a numerate subject. General Studies/Level 3 Key Skills not accepted
  • BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Engineering (required: Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems (Unit 7) and Further Engineering Mathematics (Unit 8), both at Merit) or related subject.
  • A-level and BTEC National: Diploma/Extended Certificate in Engineering and 32 Points from A-level Mathematics if Units 7 and/or 8 are not included
  • A-level and BTEC National: Diploma/Extended Certificate in Applied Science and 32 Points from A-level Mathematics
  • Plus GCSEs in English language and mathematics at grade 4 or above (grade C or above under the A*-G system), and one GCSE science subject at Grade C or above under the A*-G system. We also accept equivalent qualifications at Level 2, such as Functional Skills in Mathematics and English.

We will also consider:

  • AS-levels along with A2-levels
  • Alternative qualifications at Level 3, such as OCR Cambridge Technicals, AQA Tech-level, the International Baccalaureate and Access to Engineering
  • Appropriate qualifications such as an HNC, HND or Foundation Degree, with which you may be able to enter this degree in Year 2.

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). 

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

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.

We welcome applications from mature students.

Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through:

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

Professional recognition

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.

Careers

These programmes are designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to perform a variety of professional roles within engineering management, particularly in high-value manufacturing. You can also start your own business or pursue postgraduate study.

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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