Engineering at University of Northampton - UCAS


University of Northampton

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The University of Northampton

Course summary

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Why choose this course? People who wish to investigate the physical world, explore uses of technology and develop innovative solutions to problems or improvements to current situations are invited to apply for this two year, industry focussed programme offered at the university. Engineering is at the heart of technological advancement around the world, from the development of new sustainable communities to the implementation and optimisation of renewable energy facilities. In this course you will learn about the varied and wide reaching influences that engineering has on the world as well as the contribution you may be able to make to future advances. This programme initially covers a broad variety of topics covering a range of electrical and mechanical engineering aspects that are highly applicable to industrial needs. You will explore and apply the economics of engineering projects as well as the technical requirements. Our varied programme enables you to relate to different aspects of the engineering industry and supply chains. By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:

  • You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more.
  • Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (
  • Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.
  • Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.
  • We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK**
  • Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd.
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Course details


STAGE 1: • Analytical Method for Technology (compulsory) • Introduction to Engineering Design (compulsory) • Engineering Industry Practice (compulsory) • Mechanical Principles (compulsory) • Materials Science (compulsory) • Electrical Principles (compulsory) STAGE 2: • Engineering Design (compulsory) • Analogue and Digital Electronics (compulsory) • Advanced Mechanical Principles (compulsory) • Manufacturing and Manufacturing Systems Technology (compulsory) • Innovation and Management for Engineers (compulsory) • Engineering Project (designated) • Work-based Case Study (designated) Module information is quoted for 19/20 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Assessment method

You will be assessed through: • coursework • oral presentations • group work • practical reports • critical reviews • end of module exams. Coursework is used to assess specific learning outcomes and offer the opportunity for you to develop transferable skills in terms of research, communication skills, problem solving, oral presentation skills, group activities and time management.

Unistats information

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code001H
Institution code N38
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
A level DEE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP
Access to HE Diploma M: 0 credits P: 45 credits
Scottish Higher BCC or CCCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H4, H4, H4
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal P3, P3, P3

GCSE Mathematics at grade 4 (or C) or equivalent is required. Please note Key Skills or Functional Skills qualifications and their equivalents are not accepted.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Engineering at University of Northampton - UCAS