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Course summary

The FdEng Engineering course is designed to kick-start your engineering career, developing your skills in a specific discipline and providing a strong engineering foundation. You will build upon your basic engineering knowledge and develop advanced practical and theoretical skills in preparation for employment or further study. This Engineering course offers progression for those who have studied a related course during further education and provides an excellent balance of academic and industrial knowledge. It offers a pathway into mechanical or electrical engineering for those who may not have any previous experience of engineering as a subject but do have a strong maths or physics background. You will be encouraged to apply for and work towards Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status. You will also be given the opportunity to visit various engineering companies throughout your studies to gain vital first-hand experience of how engineering theory is put into practice. After this degree, you will be able to progress onto the BEng (Hons) Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering (Top-Up) degree, BEng (Hons) Electrical Electronic Engineering (Top-Up) degree, BSc (Hons) Engineering Management (Top-Up) degree or a Higher or Degree Apprenticeship.


Year One: Academic Study Skills • Work Related Learning • Personal Development • Engineering Mathematics • Engineering Science • Technical Drawing for Engineers • Fluid Power Systems • Advanced Practical Skills • Thermodynamics • Industrial Automation and PLCs • Advanced Electronic Engineering • Advanced Electrical Engineering. Year Two: Personal Development • Work-Based learning • Advanced Engineering Mathematics • Project Management Principles • Advanced Mechanical Science • Mechanical Power Transmission • Mechanical Engineering Design • Applied Digital Technologies • Digital Electronics • Electrical Power Systems • Electrical Engineering Design • Green Technologies.

Assessment method

Students will be assessed using a variety of methods including but not limited to assignment work, reports, simulations, portfolios, presentations and controlled assessments.

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

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Engineering at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS