Aston University, Birmingham

Design Engineering Aston University, Birmingham Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Gold

Aston University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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As a design engineer you can expect to work in taking concepts from initial ideas to commercial reality over a range of sectors including consumer products, the automotive sector and industrial systems.

Course details

Modules

Our BEng degrees are either a 3-year full-time or 4-year sandwich programme incorporating a year of relevant professional experience. The first year of our programme encompasses a broad study of the fundamental disciplines of mechanical engineering. These feature academic classes in engineering science and mathematics combined with large integrated projects to embed the learning in practical settings. In the projects we expect you to use and develop your skills and we help you understand new technology and concepts. You reflect industry practice and work in groups taking products from initial concept to built and tested prototype.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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 H150
Institution code A80
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB Including GCE A Level Mathematics and Physics (Consideration may be given to Further Maths, Design Technology, Engineering Science and Electronics if Physics is not studied at A Level). GCSE grade C/4 in English. General Studies and Critical Think is not acceptable.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*DD Minimum of 13 Distinctions from 18 Units. Distinction (D) grade in both Mathematics and Further Mathematics for Engineering Technician units within your BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering. GCSE grade C/4 in English.
Access to HE Diploma D: 35 credits
M: 10 credits
P: 0 credits
Please email Admissions Team to check your ACCESS into Engineering course eligibility.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 31 points achieving 5, 5, 5 at Higher Level subjects including Mathematics and Physics. Including Higher Level (HL) in Mathematics and Physics.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £19,000 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

For Sandwich courses the placement fee is £1250 for Home/EU students and £2,500 for International students.

Provider information

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Aston University, Birmingham
Aston Triangle
Birmingham
B4 7ET


Course contact details

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EAS Undergraduate Admissions

0121 204 3400


Undergraduate Admissions

0121 204 3000