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General Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #242 (QS) Leicester, United Kingdom
During the General Engineering programme offered at the University of Leicester, you will take business, control, design, engineering mathematics, experimentation, management and specialist courses from the electrical and mechanical streams. 
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Overview

Programme Overview

Engineers are innovators who bring about change through their ingenuity, experience and curiosity to improve the quality of life for people throughout the world. Their work is central to thriving economies and competitive industries. It is equally important in developing countries where engineers provide appropriate technologies during difficult times of change.

Professional engineers have a high degree of specialist knowledge but increasingly they use a broad approach to problem-solving across a range of engineering disciplines. This is coupled with an awareness of environmental, social, legal, economic and regulatory aspects of the problem at hand.

Whether you study for the BEng or the MEng, your General Engineering degree will equip you for a career in modern industry and commerce where a broad understanding of the subject is paramount.

The General Engineering programme is oferred at the University of Leicester.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • Year Abroad or in Industry (optional)
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering Design and Experimentation
  • Engineering Mathematics 
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • System Dynamics and Control
  • Integrated Engineering Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A/AS-levels: ABB including Maths and Physics. Other Physical Science subjects may be considered. Two AS-levels considered in place of one A-level. General Studies accepted. 
  • EPQ with A-levels: BBB + EPQ at grade B. A-level subjects to include Maths and a Physical Science at grade B.
  • GCSEs: Grade C/4 in English Language.
  • BTEC Nationals: DDD in Engineering including Further Maths at Distinction. If you don't have A-level Maths you will need to take an additional Maths assessment test - please contact Admissions.
  • International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 30 points, including 5 and 6 points between Maths and Physics at HL. Minimum of 4 in English Language required if grade C/4 not held at GCSE.
  • Access to HE Diploma

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    21515 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21515 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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