Engineering with Business (with placement) at City, University of London - UCAS

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This Engineering with Business degree enables you to understand engineering designs and systems, develop management skills and build acumen in business model development and in entrepreneurship. You will graduate from City with excellent real-world prospects in engineering business development and management. This course takes an interdisciplinary and integrated approach to engineering, business and management, enabling you to develop the leadership skills demanded by modern, global businesses. We build your professional engineering, management and business skills, with a focus on core engineering and design, entrepreneurship, innovation, strategy and business sustainability. Individual and group projects involving engineering design and business management will demonstrate your potential to future employers.

  • We train you to understand and analyse the broad context where engineering systems are used, integrating processes and information, and managing the challenges of complex interactions
  • Benefit from strong links to industry through guest lectures and projects working with high profile engineers
  • A collaborative programme with Bayes Business School, a leading global business school known for its world-class business education and deep engagement with practice
  • Benefit from world-leading research facilities where new engineering systems are designed, developed and implemented for industry
  • Take an optional placement year, or divide your placement over two summer periods, using our research strengths and links with industry to boost your employability.
As an Engineering with Business graduate, you will be equipped with globally valuable skills and knowledge in engineering business. Your new ability to evaluate and develop business models will empower your future as an entrepreneur or senior executive. City's outstanding global reputation for engineering, and the prestige of our world-renowned Bayes Business School, will help to boost your prospects. Our engineering graduates are widely respected for working on interdisciplinary projects designed to meet real-world needs. They have been employed by global companies across sectors including aerospace, automotive, defence, manufacturing, renewable energy, biomedical equipment, construction and infrastructures. We have every expectation that these degrees will receive full accreditation from the Institution of Engineering and Technology, providing a path for you to gain Chartered Engineering status.


You will develop a background in an interdisciplinary range of engineering subjects, as well as a firm understanding of management studies and engineering design. The Engineer in Society is an innovative theme across each year. We introduce you to the economic, social and technical context where engineers work, and develop your social responsibility, knowledge, and topical engineering skills. Year 1 Our mostly shared first year offers a foundation in the principles of engineering in mathematics, engineering physics, electronics and computing, as well as building teamwork and communication skills. -The Engineering in Society - Social responsibility (15 credits) -Engineering Design 1 (15 credits) -Principles of interdisciplinary thinking in engineering and business (15 credits) -Electronics - including circuits, digital and analog electronics (15 credits) -Introductory Mathematics and Programming (15 credits) -Engineering Science (15 credits) -Mathematics 1 (15 credits) -Introduction to Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics (15 credits) Year 2 Begin to specialise in key aspects of engineering and business, building on topical areas of engineering, and including project management, finance and accounting, entrepreneurship and innovation management. -The Engineer in Society: Sustainability and Circular Economy (15 credits) -Mathematics 2 (15 credits) -Project Management (15 credits) -Finance and Accounting (15 credits) -Innovation Management (15 credits) -Entrepreneurship (15 credits) -Data Analysis for Engineers (15 credits) -Sensor Systems and Instrumentation (15 credits) Year 3 Deepen your expertise with applied modules in modern engineering business, including system integration, through-life engineering, and strategy in engineering and technology, with case studies across the spectrum of engineering practice. -Individual project (30 credits) -The Engineer in society: Ethical business (15 credits) -Supply Chain Management (15 credits) -Strategy in Engineering and Technology Firms (15 credits) -System Integration (15 credits) -Through Life Engineering (15 credits) -Energy policy, regulations (15 credits)

Assessment method

Assessment is by coursework and examinations. Group learning and communication skills are addressed through design studies and presentations. Practical and technical skills are assessed through laboratory work, data analysis and project reports. Grades obtained in each year count towards the final degree classification, with increasing weight given to the later years.

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  • Year 1

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England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £20760 Year 1
International £20760 Year 1

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Engineering with Business (with placement) at City, University of London - UCAS