The BEng Engineering Management course sets up graduates for an engineering career in a continuous improvement, planning, supervisory or project management role.
The course will develop your technological problem solving skills and your organisational, planning and management abilities, providing you with the knowledge to successfully oversee complex engineering projects from start to finish.
UWS has a long-standing reputation for producing graduates who are sought-after by industry. Career opportunities include quality assurance and control, operations and maintenance management, facilities, health and safety, teaching and environmental management in roles such as project engineer.
UWS graduates work for leading companies including Rolls-Royce, Raytheon, Cummins, Thales, and BAE Systems. Others have begun careers in education as secondary school teachers and lecturers in colleges and universities.
Work placement opportunities available through the School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences allow students to put theory into practice in real-world business environments.
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Engineering at UWS
UWS has over 100 years’ experience in training engineers. Our courses are professionally accredited and designed to anticipate industry demand. Their delivery is supported by excellent on-campus facilities.
Our students graduate with the knowledge, skills and practical experience to succeed in engineering.
of BEng Engineering Management graduates in work and/or study 6 months after graduating
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What qualifications do you need?
We welcome Scottish, UK and international students and consider all applicants on an individual basis.
Don’t worry if your qualifications are not listed here, we take a range of factors into account when assessing your application and are happy to consider other alternative combinations of qualifications and experience.
SQA HND: Engineering or related discipline, subject to approval of the Admissions Officer (with a B in the Graded Unit)
BTEC Level 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Any Engineering or related discipline, subject to approval of the Admissions Officer
Students of theDiplôme Universitaire de Technologie (DUT) in France may apply for Year 3 entry and applications will be considered on an individual basis
English Language Requirements
English language requirements for most courses
For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. The qualifications below must have been gained within two years of the start of your course.
General English language requirements at UWS: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)
overall score 6.0
no sub-test less than 5.5
Common equivalent English language qualifications
All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:
CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII with the minimum of a Pass in all sub-tests
PTE Pearson Academic English: An overall score of 54 with no element below 51 (for programmes that require IELTS 6.0 with no element below 5.5). An overall score 61 with no element below 51 (for programmes that require IELTS 6.5 with no element below 6.0)
IELTS Score Exceptions (DBA, Certificate of Higher Education, PhD, etc.)
For our research degrees (MRes, MPhil, PhD, DBA, DProf), applicants are required to have an IELTS score as follows:
overall score of 6.5
no sub-test less than 6.0
For Health, Nursing & Midwifery courses that lead to professional registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council, applicants are required to have an IELTS score as follows:
overall score of 7.0
no sub-test less than 7.0
For our Certificate of Higher Education courses, applicants are required to have an IELTS score as follows:
overall score of 5.0
no sub-test less than 4.5
TOEFL IBT*: 78; no sub-test less than:
* Please note that TOEFL is still acceptable for admission to this programme for both home/EU and international students. For international students, the Home Office has confirmed that the University can choose to use TOEFL to make its own assessment of English language ability for visa applications to degree level courses. We therefore still accept TOEFL tests taken in the last two years for admission to this programme.
West African Senior School Certificate of Education (WASSCE)
West African Senior School Certificate of Education (WASSCE) including acceptance of WAEC Scratchcard*
C6 or above in English
*UWS will accept a WAEC scratchcard confirming that an applicant has achieved C6 or above as evidence of meeting English language requirement from Nigeria if the student graduated within the last 5 years. After 5 years applicants would be required to provide the WAEC Certificate.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum English language requirements have the option to study one of our preparatory and pre-sessional English courses. The UWS courses available are:
10 week pre-sessional - entry criteria UKVI IELTS 5.0 with no element below 4.5.
5 week pre-sessional - entry criteria UKVI IELTS 5.5 with no element below 5.5.
English Language for University Study - entry criteria UKVI IELTS with score of 4.0 in all elements (10 month course), or 4.5 with no score below 4.0 (7 month course).
The BEng Engineering Management is practically-orientated, focusing on planning and the continuous improvement of engineering applications. You will develop your team working skills while undertaking a wide range of practical work in our industry-standard facilities.
In recent years students have taken part in group visits to industry specialists such as BAE, Tata Steel and Diageo to further deepen their understanding of the subject.
* a part-time, daytime-only delivery route is available for this course. Please contact us for more information.
Year 3 & 4
Topics include advanced project management, engineering and change management, quality improvement methodologies, prototyping and product testing, industrial troubleshooting, operations management, renewable energy and health and safety. A major element of your final year focuses on group and individual industrial projects where you investigate a topic of interest and undertake industry visits to determine the validity of your project proposal.
This course can also be studied part-time (day, evening and distance learning).
Find out more about the structure, learning outcomes, compulsory and optional modules in this course.
UWS has a solid reputation for producing competent graduates who are sought after by industry. Careers include quality assurance and control, operations and maintenance management, facilities, health and safety, teaching and environmental management in roles such as project engineer.
Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement are the growth areas in the industry. Graduates work for blue chip companies including Rolls-Royce, Raytheon, Cummins, Thales, and BAE Systems. Others have begun careers in education as secondary school teachers and lecturers in colleges and universities.
Our female engineering students thrive particularly well at UWS, with many winning 'top student' awards of a UWS Court Medalin their year groups. Our female graduates also prove to do well in gaining graduate employment positions.
Some graduates choose further study, leading to an MSc, PhD or teaching qualification.
Undergraduate Tuition Fees
Scottish campuses lab-based 2018/19
Scottish & EU
£1,820 cost per year of study (paid by the Scottish Government via SAAS*)
Students on certain degrees will incur some additional costs not covered by their tuition fees. These could be for things like specialist equipment, study materials, work placements, graduation, membership of relevant organisations or costs related to carrying out fieldwork.
For students on course with an element of fieldwork, there may also be extra costs for travel and accommodation.
Please contact the course leader for details of the additional costs associated with this course.
Tuition Fees* & Living Cost Support
Tuition Fees & Additional Costs
Tuition fees are calculated based on where you are from and what you are studying. Some courses also involve additional costs, such as mandatory field trips, equipment or studying abroad.
There are several scholarship and incentive schemes available to international students studying at undergraduate level at UWS, as well as support to meet the costs of childcare and various sources of additional funding.
Becoming a student can have an impact on your entitlement to certain benefits. It may mean you are no longer eligible to claim a benefit you have been receiving, or your new income from student funding may affect the amount you are able to receive.
If there isn’t a statutory source of funding for you or your course, or you are in need of additional financial support, you may wish to consider more alternative sources of funding such as trust funds and scholarships.
Choosing to become a student can have a big impact on your budget and you may need to reassess your spending to account for a reduced income. We’ve put together some guidance to help you manage your money and make the right financial choices for you and your family.
All UK and EU applicants for undergraduate study, not applying through an agent or partner, should apply through UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service)
The deadline for the 2018/19 entry was 15 January 2018, 18:00 (UK time). For some courses it is still be possible to apply beyond this period, subject to suitable vacancies remaining. The final deadline for late applications with UCAS course choices is 30 June 2018, 18:00 (UK time). If you have missed the last deadline, you might be able to apply via ‘Clearing’ if the course you are interested in has remaining places for this session.
Students from non-EU/non-EEA countries can apply directly to UWS via our dedicated online application system. The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date to allow for visa processing times. For more information on when and how to apply to study at UWS please refer to our International Undergraduate Application Guide.
For part-time & online study, you should apply directly to the University through our online application system, not through UCAS. Please select the part-time mode of study when submitting your application. Before you begin your application, it is important to read the part-time application step-by-step guide for a smooth process.
To come to UWS as a visiting student on a study abroad or exchange programme, you must apply entirely through our online system.
An ATAS certificate is not required for overseas students applying for this course.
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