Modules - MEng/BEng

During Level 1 you will be taught a range of fundamental engineering principles that will equip you with a strong foundation of engineering knowledge.

You will spend Level 2 further developing these foundations and improving your project design skills, before specialising in Level 3 and Level 4.

Level 1

GEE101 Interdisciplinary Design I

An introduction to concepts in, and tools for, interdisciplinary design and systems engineering important for effective project management. Develop your critical thinking and an interdisciplinary approach to solving engineering problems.

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GEE102 Intro to Electrical Engineering

Learn about the core elements of circuits and how these are analogues of many other physical processes, and become adept at analysing fundamental passive and active circuits using a number of techniques.

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GEE103 Intro to Process Engineering

An introduction to methods used to carry out material balances over a range of equipment and processes encountered in industry.

GEE104 Thermofluids

An introduction to the fundamental principles of thermodynamics required to analyse and design engineering processes, and the basic principles of fluid mechanics and their application to flow systems and devices.

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GEE105 Intro to Materials Science & Engineering

Learn about the fundamental principles of Materials Science and Engineering. Gain an understanding of how material properties are dependent on atomic structure and processing and an appreciation of how Materials Science and Engineering underpins a wide range of engineering disciplines.

GEE106 Programming for Engineers

An introduction to basic concepts of computer programming, through an introduction to problem solving and the development of simple algorithms using Python and the programming language Java.

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MAS161 General Engineering Mathematics

Develop your understanding of mathematical techniques and theory, which are widely applicable across engineering, and apply these to a variety of problems.

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MEC194 Engineering Statics & Dynamics

The fundamental concepts and techniques used in engineering statics and dynamics.

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FCE1001 Global Engineering Challenge Week

Compulsory for all Level 1 engineering students.

This Faculty-wide module is designed to develop students academic, transferable and employability skills as well as widen their horizons as global citizens. You'll work in interdisciplinary teams to solve global engineering problems focusing on themes such as water, IT, waste management, and energy.

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Level 2

GEE201 Interdisciplinary Design II

Further develop your interdisciplinary design skills, placing more emphasis on applying your technical knowledge to solving focused engineering problems.

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GEE202 Electromechanical Energy Transformation 

Building on your knowledge of fundamental electrical engineering, this module provides an introduction to the energy transformation that can be accomplished through electrical and magnetic means.

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GEE203 Process Design & Unit Operations

Drawing on the simple concepts of mass and energy balances together with stoichiometry, you will develop the background and experience necessary to tackle open ended design problems involving a range of unit operations of industrial relevance.

GEE204 Thermal & Fluid Engineering

Develop your basic knowledge of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics by learning about diffusive processes, thermodynamics cycles, compressibility, exotic fluids, and the various modes of heat transfer.

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GEE205 Systems & Control

Learn how the dynamics of many engineering systems can be modelled, analysed, and controlled in a unified way.

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GEE206 Mechanical & Functional Behaviour of Materials

Explore further the structure-processing-property relationship of materials and be introduced to fracture mechanics, including cyclic fatigue, crack nucleation and propagation, and failure prediction.

GEE207 Mechanics of Structures

Build on a fundamental knowledge of engineering statics and dynamics to examine the macro scale mechanics and internal forces acting on solid structures.

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MAS261 Further General Engineering Mathematics

Reinforce mathematical concepts learned at Level 1 and develop further mathematical techniques and theory applicable across engineering.

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FCE2001 Engineering - You're Hired

Compulsory for all Level 2 engineering students.

This Faculty-wide module is designed to develop students academic, transferable and employability skills. You'll work in interdisciplinary teams on a real world problem supplied by industrial partners.

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Levels 3 & 4

Choose your specialism:

Aerospace Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Energy & Sustainability

General Engineering

Materials Science & Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Medical Technologies

Software Engineering

Systems & Control Engineering

Take a Year in Industry between Levels 3 & 4

All of our degree specialisms are offered with a Year in Industry option. Students on these programmes will spend the year between their third and fourth years working in industry. 

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Please note that this degree is in development so the above is subject to change.