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    1. 2016
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Engineering with Management and Entrepreneurship

BEng (Hons) |
Our BEng (Hons) in Engineering with Management and Entrepreneurship is a unique multi-disciplinary course which educates engineering graduates with management and entrepreneurial skills.

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UCAS code: H1N2UCAS tariff: 300.Applicants with 280 and above may be considered.

Key Information

Start date

September 2016

Duration

3 years or 4 years including a professional placement.

Fees

UK/EU

Full-time: £9,000 per year (fees in subsequent years may be subject to increases (limited to the Retail Prices Index) dependent on governmental policy)

Non-EU

Full-time: £14,500 per year (fees may increase in subsequent years in line with the Retail Prices Index)

UCAS code

H1N2

Who is it for?

This course is designed to offer students a path into exciting career and employment opportunities available as engineering managers, financial and business analysts, design engineers, system engineers and energy engineers.

Objectives

The BEng (Hons) Engineering with Management and Entrepreneurship degree provides the opportunity to study modules set within a multidisciplinary environment offering a mix of engineering, business and management topics and a solid grasp of mathematical principles.

This is an interdisciplinary engineering course integrating aspects of technology and engineering. There is an emphasis on electrical and electronic engineering, supported by management and entrepreneurship. The course develops future engineering managers with solid mathematical skills, specialist knowledge of engineering systems and a sound understanding of management principles.

  • The course will develop future engineering managers who are able to identify technological challenges and opportunities for economic growth through the development of novel engineering solutions and products
  • You will have the opportunity to undertake a placement after your second year
  • The course promotes opportunities for team based learning
  • The course includes lectures by leading experts in industry.

Requirements and how to apply

Entry requirements

Typical offers require one of the following:

  • UCAS: 320 points, including at least grade B in Mathematics.
  • IB: 32 points, including 5 in Higher Level Mathematics
  • BTEC: DDD in relevant Engineering subject, including D in both L3 Mathematics subjects in Extended Diploma only

In addition, the following is required:

  • GCSE: English Language grade C (or equivalent).

Other suitable qualifications

If you do not qualify for direct entry, you may wish to take a foundation programme first. These programmes are designed to prepare students for entry to City's undergraduate courses.

INTO City, University of London

INTO City, University of London offers an International Foundation programme in Engineering and Mathematics. This course offers a route to City, University of London through an excellent teaching and learning experience located in purpose-built study facilities. Successful completion of the International Foundation programme at INTO City, University of London to the standard required provides guaranteed progression to this degree.

English requirements

If your first language is not English, we will require evidence of English language proficiency. The minimum requirement is:

  • IELTS: 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
  • PTE Academic: 58 overall with a minimum of 50 in each component.

English language programmes

If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this course, our partner, INTO City, University of London offers a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability for entry to this degree. Find out more about:

Visa requirements

If you are not from the European Economic Area / Switzerland and you are coming to study in the UK, you may need to apply for a visa or entry clearance to come to the UK to study.

The way that you apply may vary depending on the length of your course. There are different rules for:

  • Students on courses of more than six months
  • Students on courses of less than six months
  • Students on a pre-sessional English language course.

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you cannot undertake any City courses on a part-time basis.

For more information see our main Visa page.

How to apply

Applications for degree courses must be made through UCAS. You can apply through your school or college using the Apply system, which enables you to submit your application directly to the UCAS website.

Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
Rosehill, New Barn Lane,
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 3LZ
www.ucas.com

UCAS Customer Service Unit telephone numbers:

  • For callers in the UK: 0871 468 0 468
  • For callers outside the UK: +44 (0)871 468 0 468

For callers with hearing difficulties

  • From the UK use the Text Relay service on 18001 0871 468 0 468
  • From outside the UK dial +44 151 494 1260 (text phone) and then ask the operator to dial 0871 468 0 468.

You can apply for up to five universities or institutions on the form. Please take care to enter the correct course code, particularly for subjects with a foundation year or with BSc and BEng options. UCAS has implemented an 'invisibility of choices' policy so that, on the initial application and while you are receiving decisions, each institution can only see their entry and not those of other institutions you have chosen. This ensures that your application for a course at City, University of London is considered solely on your academic and personal qualities. You should submit your completed application form to UCAS with a £21 application fee. If you want to apply to City only, you can make a single choice application at a reduced rate of £11. The UCAS code for City, University of London is C60.

When to apply

Your application for entry in September 2016 should arrive at UCAS between 1 September 2015 and 15 January 2016. Applications that arrive after 15 January 2016 will be considered only at City's discretion. When your application is acknowledged by UCAS, you will be sent a personal identification number so that you can access your records via Track on the UCAS website.

Enquiries

For general enquiries about the admissions process, please contact the
Admissions Office.
T: +44 (0)20 7040 8716/0223
E: ugadmissions@city.ac.uk

If your enquiry is about admission to a particular course, you should contact the admissions tutor for that course (please see the course description for contact details).

Placements

Students are strongly encouraged to seek a placement after their second year. The placement provides an opportunity to learn more about the industry, take on graduate-level responsibilities and in some cases work as part of a multinational work force.

Our dedicated team of placement specialists, the Professional Liaison Unit, has extensive experience in helping students to secure placement employment across a range of industries. The team also has longstanding relationships with an impressive and diverse range of companies spanning both large and small organisations including start-ups in Tech City.

Academic facilities

Electrical and Electronic engineering facilities image

We have a range of recently refurbished facilities, including brand new undergraduate, postgraduate and research laboratories.

The Finkelstein Undergraduate Electronics Teaching Laboratory is the centrepiece of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Its facilities include state of the art electronic test and measurement devices, used for the teaching of new students, as well as advanced students working on their own individual or group projects.

Students are able to fabricate their own printed circuit boards using robotic technology. There is also a power engineering related working area, enabling students to access high voltage motors and transformers, as well as photovoltaic systems.

Image credit: Laurie Griffith

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Teaching and learning

The course is delivered as formal lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions, seminars, case studies, problem-based learning, presentations and group work. Additional lectures are delivered by engineering leaders from industry, all of whom have extensive engineering and management expertise.

Assessment weightings by year

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  • Year 2: 33%
  • Year 3: 67%

Modules

The course focuses on the fundamental principles of engineering and management with modules providing essential insight into systems analysis and design. The course is assessed by examinations, coursework and laboratory reports.

The principal aims of the course are firstly, to develop future engineering managers, by equipping you with specialist technical knowledge of engineering principles, mathematical concepts and a sound understanding of effective management techniques. Secondly, to promote opportunities for team-based learning and problem-solving, using real-life industrial scenarios and thirdly, to develop business-thinking, creativity and innovation.

Year 1

Year one provides a broad foundation in engineering and business concepts. The fundamental principles of engineering and management that underpin the design and analysis of engineering systems are studied.

You gain insight into the main challenges that engineering managers and entrepreneurs face in building teams, raising finance, influencing negotiations and managing conflict effectively.

Core modules include:

  • Engineering mathematics 1
  • Introduction to engineering mechanics
  • Engineering drawings and design
  • Management and entrepreneurship
  • Electronic circuit design 1
  • Introduction to microeconomics
  • Systems, modelling and control.

Year 2

The second year focuses more on the fundamental fields of electronics, control and materials, while developing your skills in management and finance topics. The modules will help you apply your knowledge of engineering principles and mathematical concepts to identify and solve problems using engineering and project management tools.

Core modules include:

  • Engineering mathematics 2
  • Engineering management 2
  • Engineering materials
  • Analogue electronics
  • Dynamics and control
  • Digital logic
  • Accounting and finance
  • Numerical computing and statistics.

Year 3

In year three, you will gain advanced knowledge and understanding of the main technological challenges, sustainability and corporate responsibility issues and the technological entrepreneurship skills required for a successful career in the engineering business. You will be required to undertake a major individual project that will enable you to analyse and understand a full engineering life cycle from eliciting requirements, design and product development, to bringing the product to market.

Core modules include:

  • Engineering management 3
  • Computer systems and network
  • Technology entrepreneurship.

Elective modules include:

  • Economics of the power industry
  • Object-orientated programming
  • Engineering systems
  • Systems modelling
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Systems reliability and safety.

Career prospects

After graduation, you will have a varied and exciting career with employment opportunities available in the following fields:

  • Engineering management
  • Financial and business analysis
  • Design engineering
  • Energy engineering
  • System engineering.

This is a new course which will be seeking accreditation by the Institute of Electrical Technology with whom we maintain close professional links.

100% of graduates in employment or further study six months after completing the course

Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2014-15

Engineering with Management and Entrepreneurship

UCAS code: H1N2


Applications for degree courses must be made through UCAS. You can apply through your school or college using the Apply system, which enables you to submit your application directly to the UCAS website.

Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
Rosehill, New Barn Lane,
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 3LZ
www.ucas.com

UCAS Customer Service Unit telephone numbers:

  • For callers in the UK: 0871 468 0 468
  • For callers outside the UK: +44 (0)871 468 0 468

For callers with hearing difficulties

  • From the UK use the Text Relay service on 18001 0871 468 0 468
  • From outside the UK dial +44 151 494 1260 (text phone) and then ask the operator to dial 0871 468 0 468.

You can apply for up to five universities or institutions on the form. Please take care to enter the correct course code, particularly for subjects with a foundation year or with BSc and BEng options. UCAS has implemented an 'invisibility of choices' policy so that, on the initial application and while you are receiving decisions, each institution can only see their entry and not those of other institutions you have chosen. This ensures that your application for a course at City, University of London is considered solely on your academic and personal qualities. You should submit your completed application form to UCAS with a £21 application fee. If you want to apply to City only, you can make a single choice application at a reduced rate of £11. The UCAS code for City, University of London is C60.

When to apply

Your application for entry in September 2016 should arrive at UCAS between 1 September 2015 and 15 January 2016. Applications that arrive after 15 January 2016 will be considered only at City's discretion. When your application is acknowledged by UCAS, you will be sent a personal identification number so that you can access your records via Track on the UCAS website.

Enquiries

For general enquiries about the admissions process, please contact the
Admissions Office.
T: +44 (0)20 7040 8716/0223
E: ugadmissions@city.ac.uk

If your enquiry is about admission to a particular course, you should contact the admissions tutor for that course (please see the course description for contact details).

Contact details

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