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The BEng Engineering Programme offers students the opportunity to study a range of subjects in the first year of their degree. From second year, students then focus on their chosen specialisms to work towards an Engineering degree. A diverse choice of subjects is available. Students select eight courses to match their interests, typically choosing from two or three subject areas. Most BEng Engineering students select courses in some form of industrial design, whether it’s Electrical, Civil or Chemical Engineering.
Course contentDetailed course guide
Each student is allocated to a Director of Studies, who assists in the design of an individualised programme. The major disciplines available are: Mathematics; Civil Engineering; Building Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Robotics and Cybertronics; Computer Science; Information Systems; and Physics.
Learning and teaching
- Scheduled learning:31%
- Independent study:69%
- Practical: 5%
- Coursework: 24%
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