Engineering (Q65) at Open University - UCAS

Engineering (Q65)

Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

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Course summary

This thorough general engineering qualification meets the educational requirements to register as an Incorporated Engineer; the combination of this degree and an accredited MSc meets the educational requirements to register as a Chartered Engineer. The course covers the techniques, concepts and knowledge required by professional engineers. You’ll begin by exploring the fundamentals of this creative and analytical subject, using a range of methods underpinned by science and mathematics. Later, you’ll choose one of six areas in which to specialise. Key features of the course

  • Accredited by several of the leading engineering institutions
  • Fulfils the Engineering Council’s educational requirements for Incorporated Engineer status under UK-SPEC*
  • Incorporates individual and team-based projects, plus two face-to-face residential schools
  • Includes the compilation of a personal and professional development plan
  • Allows you to move to our Master of Engineering2 if your aspirations change, even after you’ve started.
  • Registration is expected to open in March 2020 for courses starting from October 2020.
*UK-SPEC (UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence) sets out the requirements for UK engineers to achieve professional status.

Course details


This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits. In Stage 1, you’ll study four 30-credit modules – the last includes a one-week residential school. Next, in Stage 2, you’ll study two 30-credit core engineering modules, followed by a 30-credit module in your choice of engineering specialism. You’ll complete Stage 2 with another core 30-credit module that includes a one-week residential school. Next, in Stage 3, you’ll study another 90 credits in your chosen specialism. You’ll conclude your degree with a 30-credit project module.

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How to apply

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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.

QualificationOfferFurther information

Although it’s an introductory module, to get the best from it you’ll need some knowledge of mathematics, an interest in technology, and the ability to read and write to a good standard of English.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £18576 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6192 Whole course
Scotland £6192 Whole course
Wales £6192 Whole course

Additional fee information

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Engineering (Q65) at Open University - UCAS