University of Northampton has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Why choose this course? Our BEng (Hons) in Electromechanical Engineering covers a range of topics and associated areas, giving you the knowledge and skills expected of a modern engineer entering industry today. You will cover electrical, electronic and mechanical principles as well as materials and engineering design for manufacturing processes. We focus on sustainability and 3D design and simulation, teaching you the importance of ethical technical and business practices within modern organisations. One of the key features of this course is engagement with industry and this is supported by local engineering employers through the Northants Engineering Training Partnership (NETP). When you successfully complete the second year of the BEng, you can choose to progress onto the integrated postgraduate MEng. 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 (northampton.ac.uk/benefits).
- 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.
- In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study.
STAGE 1: • Introduction to Engineering Design • Mathematics for Engineers • Materials Science • Thermo-Fluid and Mechanical Principles • Electrical and Electronic Principles • Engineering Industry Practice STAGE 2: • Advanced Mathematics for Engineers • Advanced Thermo-Fluids and Mechanical Principles • Engineering Design • Electronics and Control Systems • Microprocessor Systems • Industrial Appreciation STAGE 3: • Advanced Electro-mechanical System Design • Corrosion Engineering • Lean Manufacture and Quality Applications • Machines and Mechanisms • Engineering Project 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.
A wide range of assessment tools are used including: • coursework • practical reports • critical reviews • end of module exams.
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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
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|A level||BCC||To include Mathematics and a Physical Science|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Engineering required|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 30 credits||Engineering only considered|
|Scottish Higher||BBBB||To include Mathematics and a Physical Science|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DD||Accepted at DM with an BTEC Subsidiary Diploma or Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma at Merit, or with an A-level at C. Engineering is required and preferably with Mathematics A-level|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||25 points||Mathematics and a Physical Science at grade 5 or above at Higher level required|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3||To include Mathematics and a Physical Science|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||M2, M3, M3||To include Mathematics and a Physical Science|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|