BEng/BEng (Hons) Engineering with Management

Undergraduate, Part-time

Gain a comprehensive knowledge of engineering topics, engineering-specific management tools and develop valuable management and business skills.

  • Napier code:

    52154BH

  • Course type:

    Part-time

  • Duration:

    Up to 6 years, with attendance one day per week (Day Release)

  • Award:

    BEng/BEng (Hons)

  • Location:

    Merchiston campus

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Course introduction

If you aspire to be the head of an engineering company then this course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge you require to succeed.

Major companies are always looking to recruit qualified engineering managers at the highest level – this course will prepare you for a career in this high-demand area.


engineering with management

You’ll learn through a combination of problem solving, case studies, computer-based applications, project work and an industrial placement during year 3 of your studies.

International exchange opportunities may also be available.

The degree course has Incorporated Engineer accreditation from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Honours degree has partial Chartered Engineer accreditation.

You will study the same modules, and complete the same course work as a full-time student, but over a longer period of time. You’ll generally come in to University for one day per week, and a four-year Honours degree will take around six years to complete part-time.

What you'll study

Year 1

  • Computational thinking and practice
  • Foundation mathematics
  • Mechanical principles
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Engineering communication
  • Mathematical methods 1

Year 2

  • Management for engineers 1
  • Engineering design and CAD
  • Mathematical methods 2
  • Materials and manufacture
  • Mechanics and thermofluids
  • Control, measurement and instrumentation.

Year 3

  • Manufacturing systems
  • Materials and manufacture 2
  • Management for engineers 2
  • Engineering applications (mechanical)
  • Project management
  • Engineering applications – electrical and electronic (Honours)
  • Individual project (Degree)

Year 4

  • Mechanics
  • Manufacturing systems engineering
  • Future technology and design
  • Engineering facilities management
  • Honours project

Work placement

You are encouraged to take an optional industrial placement in addition to taught modules. Though this is non-credited, our placements team will support you to find placement opportunities.

Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.

Studying this course can open up a number of career opportunities to you.

Career opportunities

  • engineering manager
  • project manager
  • production manager
  • manufacturing systems engineer
  • industrial engineer

You may also have the opportunity to continue on to further study at Masters and PhD level.


Minimum Year 2

SQA Advanced Higher

BBC including Maths and Science (Excluding Biology) or Technical Subject*.

National 5 B in English.

A-levels

AAB including Maths and Science (Excluding Biology) or Technical Subject*.

GCSE Grade B in English.

HNC

Pass in a relevant subject with Grade B in the graded unit.

Must include Engineering Maths 1, 2 and 3 or equivalent Maths unit, Thermofluids and Statics and Strength of Materials.

Minimum Year 3

HND

Pass in a relevant subject with Grade BB at SCQF Level 8 in the graded units.

Must include Engineering Maths 1, 2, 3 and 4 or equivalent Maths unit, Thermofluids and Statics and Strength of Materials.

DUT

Pass DUT with overall grade 12 to include English at 11 in final year of studies.

Minimum Year 4

Irish Ordinary Degree

50% at first sitting, with minimum 50% in all final year subjects.

 

*Science and Technical Subjects Accepted: Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Engineering, Mathematics, Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Technological Studies/Engineering Science, Design & Manufacture, Chemistry.


English language requirements

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.

This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English. Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.

Our entry requirements indicate the minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students.Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.

International students

If your qualifications aren't listed above, visit our country pages to get entry requirements for your country.

Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:

BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)

BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We're committed to being as accessible as possible to anyone who wants to achieve higher education.

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures and how decisions are made.


Tuition fees
Students from 2017/18 2018/19
Scotland/EU £305 tba
England Wales and Northern Ireland £1,125 tba
Overseas £1,992 tba
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