48 months
4625 GBP/year
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This part-time/flexible Engineering (Top-up) (Hons) course from Bournemouth University is designed for practising engineers who are already qualified to HND, FdEng, FdSc or degree level who want to gain the academic qualifications necessary to achieve Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

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Why study MEng (Hons) Engineering at BU?

  • Applicants for this programme must be employed in a relevant role in the Engineering industry
  • Subjects are taught by flexible learning, and you will be supported throughout your study with discussion forums
  • Tailor your studies with a number of core units complemented by option units, to suit the needs of your employer and your long-term career plans
  • In years 1 and 2, you will cover such as advanced stress and vibration, business development, manufacturing operations, mechatronics, and computational engineering
  • Deepen your knowledge at MEng level, through subjects such as project management, design management, life cycle analysis, and materials failure and prevention
  • The MEng level takes four years to complete on a part-time basis, although you can opt to graduate after two years with a BEng (Hons) Engineering award. 


Engineers are constantly in demand and this course will give you all the skills and knowledge you require to do well in this varied and fascinating sector. When you graduate from the Engineering (Top-up) (Hons) course at Bournemouth University , you'll be equipped to take on a range of engineering roles across the manufacturing and engineering sectors and our graduate employment record in this field is excellent, with 90% of our students in work or further study within six months of finishing their course.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Engineering
  • Business Development
  • Advanced Stress & Vibration
  • Manufacturing Operations
  • Computational Engineering
  • Mechatronics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Foundation degree or HND with Merit or above in a required subject.

Required subjects: Engineering discipline accredited to EngTech or partial IEng.

Students who have successfully completed the FdEng, FdSc Engineering (Mechanical Design, Manufacturing Management or Electronic Design) programmes at Bournemouth & Poole College with a minimum classification of Merit will be eligible to apply for entry with advanced standing to the Level 6 of the MEng (Hons) Engineering programme at Bournemouth University and credited with 120 credits at Level 4 and 120 credits at Level 5.

Applicants must be employed in a relevant role in the Engineering industry.

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each of the 4 components or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    4625 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4625 GBP per year during 48 months.

Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. 

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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