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This course allows you to top-up your existing qualification to a full honours degree in one year.
Engineering is a subject area with great career prospects, and we link our course tightly to the needs of the automotive, aerospace, medical and power generation industries.
Please contact us to discuss part-time options.
Teaching methods on this course includes lectures, seminars, group work and e-learning. We encourage you to develop independent study skills. You will also have opportunities to present ideas to other students and develop concepts within groups.
As well as assessments that count towards your degree, there are also on-going assessments for feedback and consolidating your learning. Assessment methods include exams, multiple-choice tests and projects.
This course can be studied full-time and part-time. If you study the one year top-up, full-time, you will be on campus two to three days a week. If you study across two years, part-time, you will be on campus one day per week.
Full and part-time Level 2 top-up options are also available which are likely to include teaching over three days a week.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
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The typical entry requirement is successful completion of one of the following:
There are a range of qualifications that would satisfy the entry requirements and we will consider each application individually.
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
The annual, full-time fee for this course is:
*European Union (EU), EEA (European Economic Area), and Swiss nationals who do not qualify for the EU Settlement Scheme are classed as international, however, for 23/24 admission you will receive a European student fee scholarship and will pay the home tuition fee rate for the duration of your studies. The discounted fee will be reflected in your offer letter. Learn more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
Graduates from this course can go on to jobs in the automotive, materials, food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, among many others. More generally, you will be equipped to take up a wide range of roles throughout the engineering and manufacturing sectors.
Sunderland has a good reputation with employers. Our recent graduates have gone on to work for companies such as McLaren Automotive, General Motors, Jaguar, Perkins Engines and Parametrics Technology. Other graduates conduct research within major automotive manufacturers such as Ford, Vauxhall and Nissan.