Please note, this course is subject to validation Why study at Buckinghamshire New University? With a history of delivering expert craft, art and design education for more than 130 years, Buckinghamshire New University is the perfect place to start your creative career. Degrees at BNU are designed to offer a broader and more flexible education by giving you the opportunity to try a range of subjects before specialising. Even if you know exactly what you want to do, with most of our courses you can choose to study additional subjects to enhance your education. Led by a dedicated teaching team with a wealth of experience within the industry, you’ll benefit from their knowledge and their professional industry network they bring with them. Our array of industry practitioners and working alumni will be involved in delivering guest lectures, masterclasses and workshops, site visits and where possible, contribute to the assessment of your work. You’ll learn hands-on practical skills to help you stand out to potential employers. You’ll get to grips with cutting edge equipment including in our computer aided design (CAD) suites, immersive virtual reality equipment and design studios ensuring upon graduation you are prepared for your exciting new career. Delivered through lectures, tutorials, and studio-based work, each of the modules you study will help to build your identity and specialist knowledge as an Engineering Designer. With London only a short train ride away, you’ll have the opportunity to visit galleries, museums, construction project sites as well as sites of historical and contemporary interest introducing you to the clients, contacts, and project sites. What facilities can I use? We have a range of state-of-the-art-facilities for you to get hands-on with, here you’ll have access to Digital technologies and industry standard software including ECAD and MCAD software, MATLAB Simulink and SolidWorks. You’ll develop essential skills within our Engineering IT Studio, using programmes such as AutoCAD, 3d Studio Max, Rhino and Photoshop through structured lessons in IT/CAD/CAM suites and studios. You’ll also get hands-on with 3D printing and augmented reality (AR) technology. As well as this you’ll also will also have access to Digital technologies and industry standard software including ECAD and MCAD software, MATLAB Simulink and SolidWorks What will I study? This practical and hands-on course incorporates innovation and creativity at every stage of learning. During your time with us you’ll gain an extensive knowledge and critical understanding of professional ethics, social and cultural values in engineering. You’ll study a broad range of engineering disciplines including: • Computer Aided Design and Simulation • Mechatronics • Thermodynamics • Thermofluids • Computational Fluid Dynamics • Sustainable Materials • Industry 4.0 • Fabrication • Automation • Robotics • Science • Advanced Mechanical Principles. With a focus on sustainability, you’ll learn skills to help you identify and solve engineering problems, whilst meeting the needs of the industry and the forward-thinking sector. At all levels of the course, employability skills have been built into the programme to prepare learners to gain work experience and acquire skills to secure employment on graduating. These activities will include practitioner visits, CV preparation, mock interviews, and production of a personal portfolio. Graduates of this course will be able to use a sound, evidence-based approach in applying innovative technologies, processes and systems and leadership skills to transform ideas into fully functioning real products, individually and working as a team, by meeting client, financial, environmental, quality, statutory and safety objectives.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
For information about applying to Buckinghamshire New University as an International applicant, please visit https://www.bucks.ac.uk/study/international
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Buckinghamshire New University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships. For more information, please visit https://www.bucks.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/financial-support-bursaries-and-scholarships