University of Central Lancashire

Computer Aided Engineering University of Central Lancashire Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Develop the core knowledge and skills you need to thoroughly understand modern engineering processes on this long-standing course. Our engineers graduate with the ability to skilfully apply their engineering experience to the research, design and development, manufacture, operation, and maintenance of high technology products, systems and services. The course includes advanced, industry-standard CAE techniques for design, manufacture and production, supported by all the appropriate engineering science and knowledge. You’ll leave with an appreciation of the role of the engineer in industrial wealth creation and society as a whole - and the skills you need for a rewarding career.

This course offers an optional 48 week sandwich placement in industry. You will be managed by an industrial supervisor to solve real problems to a professional standard. The benefit of the experience is evident in improved performance in the final year and when competing for graduate jobs.

Engineering graduates are in greater demand than ever, which means the options for you are rich and endless, including careers in aerospace, the automotive industry, the Ministry of Defence and research development.

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Compulsory modules; Engineering Applications, Engineering Analysis, Engineering Design, Engineering Science

Year 2: Compulsory modules: Operations Management A, Instrumentation and Interfaces, Software Development 2, Design and Manufacture, Further Engineering Mathematics and Simulation

Year 3: Compulsory modules; Advanced CAD, Engineering Simulation, Operations Management B, Manufacturing Simulation, A major project. Optional modules - choose one: Computer Aided Tribology, Control Systems, Engineering Design

Professional bodies

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

  • Engineering Designers, Institution of
  • Mechanical Engineers, Institute of

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!

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 - 112 points including Maths and Physics or STEM subject.

Our typical offer is 104 -112 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement.
A level 104 -112 UCAS points including A2 Maths at grade C, and Physics or a STEM subject at grade C. (Relevant STEM subjects are Applied Science, Engineering, Pure Mathematics, Statistics, Electronics)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM BTEC Engineering required.
Access to HE Diploma 104 -112 UCAS points including 15 level 3 credits in Maths, Physics or a STEM subject. (Relevant STEM subjects are Applied Science, Engineering, Pure Mathematics, Statistics, Electronics)
Scottish Higher 104 - 112 UCAS points including Maths at grade C, and Physics or a STEM subject at grade C. (Relevant STEM subjects are Applied Science, Engineering, Pure Mathematics, Statistics, Electronics)
AS Not accepted
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Maths and English or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications are Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English or Level 3 Key Skills in Maths and Communication.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Pass IB Diploma including 104 - 112 points from Higher Level Subjects, including Maths at HL5, and Physics or a STEM subject at HL5. (Relevant STEM subjects are Applied Science, Engineering, Pure Mathematics, Statistics, Electronics)


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 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

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate

Provider information

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University of Central Lancashire
Preston
PR1 2HE


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