Glyndwr University, Wrexham

Industrial Engineering Glyndwr University, Wrexham Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Glyndŵr University (Prifysgol Glyndŵr)


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This programme is designed to meet the needs of people working in engineering. The course is delivered on a part-time basis in order to fit around employment. Developed with employers from a variety of industries and incorporating work-based modules. You will work with industry standard technology and specialise in your area of interest in one of five pathways:
Automation and Instrumentation
Plant Maintenance
Our main focus off this programme is to make learning stimulating, interactive and challenging. This course will ensure that you understand new and emerging technologies while giving you a firm foundation in theory.
You will achieve a foundation degree in only two years. There is an option of a one year top up (level 6) to obtain a BEng (Hons) in Industrial Engineering. This means that the overall cost will be less and you will graduate with a full honours degree in only three years (level 6 top up subject to meeting entry requirements).

Course details




Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Science A
Work Based Investigation and Training*
Operations Management

Plus additional modules specific to chosen route:

Plant Equipment Fundamentals (Plant Maintenance)
Transducers (Electrical, Automation & Instrumentation, Mechatronics)
CAD CAM (Mechanical, Plant Maintenance & Mechatronics)
Application of Mechanical Systems (Mechanical)
Diagnostics & Testing (Electrical, Automation & Instrumentation)



Engineering Science B
Project Management and Presentation Techniques*

Plus additional modules specific to chosen route:

PLC’s (Electrical, Automation & Instrumentation, Mechatronics)
Process Control & Instrumentation (Electrical, Automation & Instrumentation, Plant Maintenance)
Industrial Data & Network Design (Automation & Instrumentation)
Power Distribution & System Design (Electrical & Plant Maintenance)
Industrial Electronics (Mechatronics)
Mechatronic Application (Mechatronics)
Metrology & Materials (Mechanical)
Manufacturing, Design & Technology (Mechanical)
Applied Engineering (Mechanical & Plant Maintenance)
*work-based modules

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

This foundation degree will not only cover the traditional theoretical aspects associated with engineering but also encompass new and emerging technologies that are crucial to maintaining efficiency in a competitive world market. You will take part in practical laboratory work and work based learning in your workplace. Tutorial demonstrations and assessed practical work are also part of the course.
Teaching and learning
Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential.
We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are unable to consider international applications for this course due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £4,500 * Year 1
EU £4,500 * Year 1
England £4,500 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £4,500 * Year 1
Scotland £4,500 * Year 1
Wales £4,500 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This fee is per annum.

Provider information

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Glyndwr University, Wrexham
Plas Coch
Mold Road
LL11 2AW

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