University of Cambridge

Degree level: Undergraduate

Engineering

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Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

Engineering is about designing processes and making products to solve real-world problems. Our unique course allows you to keep your options open while equipping you with all the analytical, design and computing skills that underpin modern engineering practice. Years 1 and 2 provide a broad education in engineering fundamentals, enabling you to make a genuinely informed choice about the area in which to specialise. Years 3 and 4 then provide in-depth training in your chosen professional discipline.

Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Engineering Council
  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of
  • Engineering and Technology, Institution of
  • Civil Engineers, Institution of
  • Structural Engineers, Institution of
  • Measurement and Control, Institute of
  • Physics and Engineering in Medicine, Institute of
  • Aeronautical Society, Royal

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2021.

If you already have a 2021 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/engineering. Other qualifications at a level equivalent to A Levels and IB Higher Levels - including Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh qualifications, the Irish Leaving Certificate, and a range of European and overseas qualifications - are also accepted. Please see the guidance at: www.cam.ac.uk/entrancerequirements. Applicants are required to take a pre-interview written assessment at the end of October at an authorised assessment centre local to them (for most students, your local assessment centre is likely to be your own school/college). Please note that your assessment centre must register you for the pre-interview assessment (you can't register yourself) by 15 October - if you're not registered by this date, you won't be able to take the pre-interview assessment and your application to the University of Cambridge won't be valid (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Interview

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants may be required to take a pre-interview or at-interview written assessment. Please check the website for details (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
94%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees for Home, EU, and international students, please refer to: www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/fees-and-finance/tuition-fees
Engineering at University of Cambridge - UCAS