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Energy Engineering BEng (Hons)

Energy Engineering BEng (Hons)

School of Engineering

UCAS Code

H801

Level

Under- graduate

Campus

Preston

Foundation Entry Route

If you do not meet the formal entry requirements specified, Foundation Entry offers an alternative route to study this degree.

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  • Duration:

    3 years, 4 years full-time with a placement (sandwich)

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Delivery:

    Campus, Full-time

  • UCAS Code:

    H801; Short form: BEng/EnE

  • Campus:

    Preston (Campus code: U)

  • Start Date:

    September

  • Award Type:

    BEng (Hons)

  • Status:

    Subject to approval

Why study this course?

The future security of our energy supply is one of the most pressing issues society faces today. This course prepares future energy engineers for the challenge. It’s your chance to get real-life practical industrial experience in this rapidly-growing field, and work your way towards Chartered Engineer (CEng) status faster. With the support of our highly skilled teaching staff, you’ll gain the contemporary technical design, power generation and operations skills you need to increase energy efficiency and further develop renewable sources of energy. This course is firmly industry-led, meaning you’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge you need to engineer a sustainable future.

Entry Requirements 2016/17

280 points at A2 inc Maths at C, Physics at C or STEM at C (Contact Admissions for STEM list), General Studies accepted
BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction Merit Merit (including Maths units)
Pass Access To HE: 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction
International Baccalaureate Diploma: 28P
IELTS: Grade 6 with no score lower than 5.5
GCSE: 5 GCSEs at grade C including Maths and English or equivalent

Entry Requirements 2017/18

112 Points at A2 including Maths at C and Physics at C or STEM at C; General Studies accepted
BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit including Maths units.
Pass Access Course: 112 UCAS Points  
International Baccalaureate Diploma: 28P
IELTS: 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5
GCSE: 5 at grade C including Maths & English or equivalent 

For changes to 2017 UCAS tariff entry requirements please see our important information.

UCLan Open Day

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16 October 2016

Course at a Glance

Year 1

Compulsory modules

  • Analytical methods
  • Introductory mechanics
  • Electrical principles
  • Drawing and CAD
  • Engineering Applications
  • Manufacturing engineering

Year 2

Compulsory modules

  • Mathematics and simulation methods
  • Mechanics, Kinematics and materials
  • Instrumentation and control
  • Thermo-fluids and CFD
  • Electromagnetic systems
  • Operations Management

Year 3

Compulsory modules

  • Advanced mathematical and simulation methods
  • Control systems
  • Engineering design
  • Energy and power generations systems
  • Project

Further Information

Course Specification and Handbook

For a concise summary of the main features of this course, see our course specification.
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.

For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:

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Applications are now welcome for September 2016 places.

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Disclaimer

Please note that this course is subject to review/validation which may result in changes to the course structure. Any changes as a result of the review/validation will be immediately included and highlighted in the course documentation and all students holding current offers will be provided with a comprehensive list of those changes. If you are not satisfied with the changes, you will be offered the opportunity to withdraw from the programme and, if required, reasonable support to transfer to another provider.

Fees 2017/18

Full-time: £9,250 per year (UK/EU)

Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated and may be subject to increase annually in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate

Further information:

For 2016/17 fees please refer to our fees page.

Scholarships and bursaries

Industry Links

Our close links with industry mean everything you’ll learn reflects current best practice - especially as you’ll be taught by staff with successful careers in the engineering sector.

Professional Accreditation

This course is new and will be assessed for accreditation by the appropriate professional bodies on completion of the first cohort.

Learning Environment and Assessment

You will have the opportunity to join the Innovation Club and work with a diverse group of students and staff on innovation projects, and take part in specialised group projects using complex systems.

Assessment is via a wide ranging depending on module: e.g. assignments, examination, projects, presentations and debates.

Opportunities

Energy engineering is a growing discipline and graduates are in greater demand than ever, which means your options within the sector are varied.

Facilities

You’ll have access to world-class resources including modern computer facilities and specialist laboratories.