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BEng Industrial Control Engineering University of Gloucestershire Degree level: Undergraduate

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Why BEng Industrial Control Engineering?
Our BEng Industrial Control Engineering course will prepare you for a career in modern industry. There is increasing demand for industrial control skills in the UK, as well as in the wider world economy, and this inter-disciplinary engineering course will give you tools essential for success in the digital era. You’ll gain fundamental knowledge of automation technology, operation, engineering design and management, exploring latest developments in the field. You’ll learn about the challenges in integrating the digital world to drive smart factories and advanced manufacturing, including new cyber risks associated with ‘Industry 4.0’ trends.

While drawing on the knowledge of our expert academic team, you’ll focus on industrial applications and use state-of-the-art equipment in our specialist labs, gaining hands-on experience through practical experiments. You’ll also have opportunities to apply theory and skills to solve real-world problems, taking advantage of our industry links with local and national firms such as ABB, MOOG, SC Group, Spirax Sarco, Dowty Propeller, Kohler Mira and Total Metal Products Ltd.

Why University of Gloucestershire?
We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual.

Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre.

Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.

After the course
Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan.

*Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.

Experience an open day
Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already.

To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on enquiries@glos.ac.uk or call 03330 14 14 14.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code H660
Institution code G50
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us. Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/in-your-region/pages/in-your-country.aspx


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points Use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
A level BBB BBB at A levels or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM DDM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.

BBB at A level including Maths and either Physics, Electronics, Further Maths or Chemistry

Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. If you don't meet your tariff points total we will still consider your application.

Mature Applicants: We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Additional costs and fee information can be found at: http://www.glos.ac.uk/life/finance/costs/pages/fees-and-additional-costs.aspx University of Gloucestershire Academic Merit Scholarship for 2019/20 entry: The University of Gloucestershire Academic Merit Scholarship is a grades-based award, designed to reward academic merit. We hope to encourage those who receive the award to maintain a high level of academic achievement. Each scholarship is worth up to £1,200, in the form of £400 annually for up to three academic years. For more information please visit our website: http://www.glos.ac.uk/life/finance/pages/funding.aspx#waivers

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University of Gloucestershire
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Cheltenham
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03330 141414