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Programme structure: Engineering Design with Study in Industry (MEng) - what's running in 2016/17

Please note: you are viewing unit and programme information for a past academic year. Please see the current academic year for up to date information.

This Integrated Master's programme has been designated as type III: Professional, with a formal period of study in industry, in accordance with the QAA descriptors for Master's programmes. Please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes for further information on this type of programme.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise CENGM0034 10 Mandatory
Design Project 5 MENGM0013 40 Mandatory
50 credits of optional units as allowed by the home department (Aero, Civil or Mechanical)
20 credits of open units or additional optional units as allowed by the home department.
In Year 5, the term "open" refers to either genuinely "open" units offered across the University or design/systems engineering focused units run within the Faculty of Engineering that are particularly suited to Engineering Design students and are not necessarily offered by the home department. No Level C units are allowed.
Engineering Design with Study in Industry (MEng)   120  

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, and the Gateway programmes or for International Foundation Programmes please see the student handbook available on Blackboard.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Degree classifications:

  • First Class Honours 70 and above
  • Second Class Honours, First Division 60-69
  • Second Class Honours, Second Division 50-59
  • Third Class Honours 40-49
  • Fail 39 and below

An Ordinary degree can be awarded if a student has successfully completed at least 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 6.

The pass mark for the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine and Dentistry is 50 out of 100. The classification of a degree in the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry is provided in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

Additional progress information

30 credits of open units are available to students taking 50 credit points in their stream the previous year. Students taking other streams have 20 credit of open units.

Students who have not undertaken a placement may graduate with an MEng (Hons) Engineering Design (480 credit points)

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