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Professional Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #442 (QS) Birmingham, United Kingdom
The Professional Engineering course from the Aston University provides the advanced engineering knowledge and understanding needed to qualify for incorporated engineer (IEng) status, and helps with building the range of practical competences also needed for IEng.

Overview

Upon completion of this Professional Engineering course from the Aston University students have the opportunity to apply for Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status and progress to the MSc Professional Engineering course, which, upon completion, allows students to apply for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

Personal Development

  • Ability to perform skilfully and professional at workplace
  • Progression towards related professional institutions membership and chartered professional status

As part of the BEng we will work with you to draw up a plan for achieving the full range of personal development expected of an Incorporated Engineer under UKSPEC (the UK standard for professional engineering competence). As well as technical competence, this includes the ability to provide technical and commercial leadership, strong interpersonal/communication skills, and a personal commitment to professional standards, society in general and the environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Development Audit
  • Work Based Project 
  • Project Management
  • Offshore Engineering Oil & Gas
  • Microcontrollers, Architecture and Programming
  • Engineering Materials Principles
  • Power Systems 
  • Electrical Machines, Construction and Performance
  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • Solid Mechanics, Vibration and Rotor Dynamics
  • Quality Engineering
  • Engineering Design Applications
  • Process Control and Instrumentation 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    78

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General Requirements

  • Applicants must be in full time employment and have the support of their employer. We understand that some engineers may not have completed a Foundation Degree (or equivalent qualification) and therefore do not meet the entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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