BSc (Hons) in
Engineering (Top-up Degree)

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This course offers you the opportunity to study either full-time or part-time with the aim of converting your existing Foundation Degree or HND into a full BSc (Hons) degree. This course provides you with the specialist knowledge and skills required for a career in mechanical or electrical and electronic engineering.

Validated by University of Derby

Course Content

Aiming to provide you with an understanding of the key concepts relating to mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering, this course is flexible in its approach to delivery and allows you to construct a programme which fits around your own goals.

Our BSc (Hons) Engineering degree provides you with the opportunity to enrol on a range of modules specific to your area of interest. All individuals enrolled on this course will have their own learning programme and extensive support is available via phone, email, Skype and our virtual learning environment.

We offer BSc (Hons) Engineering degree pathways in:

• Electrical/Electronic Engineering

• Mechanical Engineering

You will be expected to engage in significant self-directed study throughout the duration of this course, and we require you to commit a dedicated amount of time to your learning both in and out of college.


Electrical and Electronic Pathway Modules

  • Independent Engineering Project 40
  • Innovation in Sustainable Engineering Design 20
  • Electrical Power Systems 20
  • Power Electronics 20
  • Electronic Devices and Systems 20

Mechanical Engineering Pathway Modules

  • Independent Engineering Project 40
  • Innovation in Sustainable Engineering Design 20
  • Advanced Engineering Design and Modelling 20
  • Advanced Mechanical Design and Analysis 20
  • Applied Thermodynamics 20


With industry-standard laboratories and facilities that have been modernised for effective practice, this course has been developed in collaboration with our external partners, universities and employers to ensure that your education is relevant and up to date. Emphasising the importance of work-based experience, you will be able to apply your knowledge to the existing companies that we work with, as well as to your own place of work, and gain valuable skills that will inform your future practice. You will have your own learning programme, and extensive support is available via phone, email, Skype, and our virtual learning environment.

Entry Requirements

240 credits at Level 5, from an HND or a Foundation Degree in a relevant engineering discipline


Progression Opportunities

Graduates find success in a broad range of engineering sectors. Students may choose to progress on to a master’s degree or PhD.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts



Course Duration:

1 Year

UCAS Code:


College Course Code:

  • 18/19NPK6032
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