Everything you need to know...
- Study on a course designed in consultation with Rolls-Royce and JCB.
- Become an engineering technician with specialist knowledge and an appreciation of engineering challenges across various disciplines.
- Focus on work-based learning and apply your studies to your workplace.
- Study on a programme accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
This course has been designed in consultation with employers to enhance your engineering skills and knowledge. Studies are work based, meaning that what you learn is relevant to your current role. The Higher Apprenticeship version of the course incorporates academic study supplemented by work-based learning and additional vocational awards.
How you learn
You engage in a variety of learning activities as you progress through the course. At level 4, the work-based learning module may take the form of reverse engineering a particular piece of equipment or plant and at level 5 it could involve the redesign or development of equipment, process or plant.
The academic component is designed to help develop your skills in planning, monitoring and evaluating a significant piece of individual work and ensuring that you gain as much from the experience as possible.
You learn through:
- project management
- group work
- work-based learning
- laboratory sessions
Course leaders and tutors
The Integrated Foundation Degree has been developed in conjunction with industrial partners, JCB and Rolls-Royce to name but two. The majority of the students undertaking this course will be in employment as there is substantial work related learning undertaken within the course, which will enhance your personal and professional skills. You will be encouraged to keep a personal development portfolio record as evidence of the learning undertaken.
Business operations and employability are covered throughout the course providing you with the skills and knowledge to build a successful engineering career.
The course is run as a partnership with Derby College and North Lindsey College, allowing you to benefit from the combined resources and experience of the three institutions.
This course prepares you for a career in
- developing, commissioning and maintaining manufacturing process plants
- designing and building mechanical or electrical components
- modelling complex engineering systems to develop improved systems
Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirements for registration as an Engineering Technician and partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.City Campus map
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- online learning resources
- interactive models and simulations
- high quality laboratories and learning spaces
Learn more about your department
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Additional information for EU/International students
This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Business And Project Management||Credits: 20||
|Module: Engineering Principles (Wbl)||Credits: 20||
|Module: Manufacturing Processes (Wbl)||Credits: 20||
|Module: Maths And Engineering Science (Wbl)||Credits: 20||
|Module: Computing For Engineers (Wbl)||Credits: 20||
|Module: Maths For Materials And Design||Credits: 20||
|Module: Personal And Professional Development (Ppd) - Investigative Project||Credits: 20||
|Module: Control And Instrumentation||Credits: 20||
|Module: Introduction To Plcs||Credits: 20||
|Module: Materials Engineering||Credits: 20||
|Module: Power Hydraulics And Control||Credits: 20||
|Module: Engineering Design And Manufacture (Wbl)||Credits: 20|
|Module: Mechanics Of Solids And Dynamics||Credits: 20|
|Module: Personal And Professional Development (Ppd)- Investigative Project 2||Credits: 20|
|Module: Thermofluids Engineering||Credits: 20|
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting part-time study in 2020/21 is £6,170 per year (based on studying 80 credits per year). ††
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Engineering courses (PDF)
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