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Engineering with a Year in Industry BEng (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Bay Campus, Swansea

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The world is changing rapidly, and many societies across the globe are facing multiple complex challenges including changing climates, increasing populations and resource depletion. Engineers are the skilled problem solvers who can develop the products and systems to meet the evolving needs of future generations.Ongoing advances in computing power and the increasing use of integrated systems that link mechanical, electrical and other engineering systems together is creating new industrial sectors that cut across the boundaries of traditional engineering programmes.Our BEng Engineering degree offers students a broad education in fundamental engineering techniques with the opportunity for specialisation, offering a high degree of flexibility in choosing an exciting career path within a range of both traditional and emerging engineering sectors. Recognising that technical skill is only one part of the new engineer's toolkit, this degree will help graduates to navigate both technical innovation and organisational change.The course aims to encourage graduates to become ethical engineers who understand their impact on the world and its impact on them. With the UK economy already in transition to zero net Carbon by 2050, companies need graduates need to understand their responsibility in managing the three pillars of sustainability (society, environment and economy). To help achieve this, we have a core global sustainability and management thread, drawing from expertise in other Colleges and our strategic partner Texas A&M University.Why Engineering at Swansea?-All of our Engineering subjects are ranked in the UK's Top 25 by The Times University Guide 2021We're ranked 10th in the UK (REF 2014) for the combined score in research quality across the Engineering disciplines 97% of our graduates are in work or further study 6 months after graduating (16/17 Graduate DLHE)Your Engineering ExperienceYou will learn about emerging industries such as robotics, automation and additive manufacturing-Learn about the impact of engineering on society-Explore creative design-Hands-on experience in engineering design-Learn about managing in a digital world-Work collaboratively with industry partners and students from Texas A&M on global engineering design-Go deeper into a chosen subject with the option to specialise in Manufacturing or Engineering Management Engineering Employment OpportunitiesGraduates of the BEng Engineering degree at Swansea are set on course for a range of exciting employment opportunities. These could include:-Integrated Engineer-Mechatronics Engineer-Digital Engineer-Project Manager-Engineering Management-Manufacturing Engineer-Data-led Design Engineer-Civil Engineer-Structural Engineer-Materials Engineer-Mechanical Engineer-Electronic and Electrical EngineerOur graduates go on to have interesting and varied careers at companies such as Atkins, Arup, Mott MacDonald, AECOM, Jacobs and Rolls-Royce. 97% of our graduates are in work or further study 6 months after graduating with their average salary being £24,000 (16/17 Graduate DLHE).

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,200per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABB

ABB-BBBDon't forget that if you obtain grades AAA-AAB or equivalent, you will qualify for an Excellence or Merit Scholarship.


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University information

Swansea University

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  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University is proud of its diverse student community, with students and staff from over 120 countries.
Swansea’s dedicated international recruitment, admissions and student support teams will help to guide you from application to arrival and beyond.
Swansea offers highly rated teaching and is ranked in the top 30 UK Universities (Complete University Guide 2022).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 33 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%



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