Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University


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Course summary

This certificate is part of our general engineering programme. During your study, you’ll explore the fundamentals of this creative and analytical subject, developing techniques, concepts and knowledge needed by professional engineers. Key features of the course

  • Provides general engineering skills and knowledge.
  • Develops your skills in mathematics, which is key to the successful study of engineering.
  • Incorporates personal and professional development planning and a practical residential school.
  • Provides a solid foundation for further study, with the option to progress to a BEng (Hons) or an MEng.


This certificate has one stage, comprising 120 credits. You’ll study four 30-credit modules (one includes a one-week residential school).

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6924 Whole course
Northern Ireland £2208 Whole course
Scotland £2256 Whole course
Wales £2624 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £6648 Whole course
EU £6924 Whole course
International £6924 Whole course
Channel Islands £6924 Whole course

Additional fee information

The fee information provided is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2024. Fees normally increase annually. For further information about The Open University's fee policy, visit our website.
Engineering at Open University - UCAS