36 months
25670 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Taught by world-leading experts from University of Sheffield our seven outstanding engineering departments, this three-year General Engineering course at will ensure you develop a broad knowledge and understanding of engineering, while developing skills in independent thinking and the professional skills necessary for a career in industry. 

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In an increasingly complex and challenging world, knowledge and expertise beyond a single discipline is valuable for 21st-century engineers.

Key Features  

  • During your first two years in the General Engineering programme from University of Sheffield , you'll study modules across all disciplines and look at engineering in an interdisciplinary context. At the end of year two, you'll choose a specialism from one of our subjects, covering a range of engineering fields.
  • We also offer a non-specialist stream, which allows you to continue studying a variety of disciplines. You'll spend year three studying your chosen stream. The interdisciplinary ethos of your degree will be continued in the industry-led final-year project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Interdisciplinary Design 
  • Electromechanical Energy Transformation
  • Process and Product Design
  • Thermal & Fluid Engineering
  • Systems and Control 
  • Mechanical and Functional Behaviour of Materials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Levels + additional qualifications | AAA, including Maths and Physics + A in a relevant EPQ; AAA, including Maths and Physics + A in AS or B in A Level Further Maths
  • International Baccalaureate | 38, with 6 in Higher Level Maths and Physics
  • BTEC | D*DD in Engineering or Applied Science + A in A Level Maths
  • Scottish Highers + 2 Advanced Highers | AAAAA + AA in Maths and Physics
  • Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | A + A*A in Maths and Physics
  • Access to HE Diploma | 60 credits overall in a relevant subject, with 45 credits at Level 3, including 42 credits at Distinction (to include Maths and Physics or another relevant science) and 3 credits at Merit + grade A in A Level Maths. Applicants are considered individually 
  • Mature students - explore other routes for mature students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25670 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25670 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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