Engineering Bristol, University of the West of England

Accredited by: University of the West of England, Bristol

The BSc (Hons) Engineering is a top-up course to degree level for students who have successfully completed an HND or Foundation Degree in an engineering discipline. It is also suitable for international applicants who want to top-up their qualifications to an honours degree in one year. The course builds on the foundations of your previous studies and introduces you to some new topics to extend your knowledge in engineering. This top-up year offers two pathways - in manufacturing or electronics - allowing you to specialise in your chosen area. On the manufacturing pathway you will study modules such as mechanical design, manufacturing systems, alternative energy, operations and quality management and automated manufacture. Students studying the electronics pathway will study modules including robotics, signal processing, computer networks and embedded systems. The course structure for this pathway will be available shortly. On both pathways you will complete an individual project.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    1 year

How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

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

Course code H110
Institution code B80
Campus name Frenchay Campus

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

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 Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Grade C / 4 or above in English Language or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.

You should normally hold an HND or Foundation Degree (or equivalent) in an Engineering discipline, with content meeting the pre-requisites of the modules on the programme. These include CAD and computer simulation (manufacturing pathway); Programming in C/C++ and signal processing (electronics pathway).

If you do not have an HND or Foundation Degree, we suggest you contact the course leader for advice before applying.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,250 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

All fees are subject to final approval.