West Suffolk College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

General Engineering

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Course summary

This course provides a broad base of topics in engineering, allowing students the knowledge to make an informed choice for career or further study. The subjects chosen show employers candidates who are multiskilled in engineering disciplines.


Engineering design – looks at the process of taking an idea to production Engineering maths – the basis of most engineering activities Engineering science – the physics and chemistry in the form of materials behind engineering activities Manging a professional engineering project – engineers will very likely be involved in projects and may be required to mange them, from individual versions to multi-disciplined high cost projects. Electrical & electronic principles – the basic elements of circuitry, both ac and dc, digital and analogue electronics. Mechanical principles – the application of physics, chemistry and engineering science to engineering situations. Quality & process improvement (2022/23 only) – the use of tools to ensure the quality of products and services meet that required by the manufacturer and consumer. Operations & plant management (2023/24) – the study of fluid systems, thermodynamics, heat transfer and power transmission.

Assessment method

Assessment will be a variety of written assignments, time constrained tasks and reports

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

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Non-standard applicants who do not meet the published entry requirements maybe considered on an individual basis and we encourage such applicants to contact [email protected] for further guidance.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6360 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6360 Year 1
Scotland £6360 Year 1
Wales £6360 Year 1
Channel Islands £6360 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £6360 Year 1

Additional fee information

Membership of engineering body recommended approximately £20
General Engineering at West Suffolk College - UCAS