60 months
25670 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Taught by world-leading experts from our seven outstanding engineering departments, this five-year General Engineering with a Year in Industry course at University of Sheffield 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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During your first two years in the General Engineering with a Year in Industry 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.

Key Features  

  • You'll have the opportunity to spend the fourth year working in an engineering company. You'll be able to put your academic studies into context and improve your skills and employability. Most students are paid a salary during the placement. You will pay reduced tuition fees for that year.
  • Although you are responsible for securing your placement, we have a dedicated Engineering Placement Team to help you. They will provide advice and support through the application process and beyond.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Electromechanical Energy Transformation
  • Further General Engineering Mathematics
  • Mechanical and Functional Behaviour of Materials
  • Mechanics of Structures
  • Process and Product Design 
  • Systems and Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


600 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
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25670 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 60 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.


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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