(updated October 2021)
A leading university in Wales, in partnership with Gower College Swansea, are able to offer an exciting opportunity for existing employees or newly recruited staff to achieve a fully accredited BEng Integrated Engineering degree on a part time day basis over 5 years, through the Welsh Government’s new Degree Apprenticeship scheme.
The BEng Integrated Engineering Degree Apprenticeship will build upon your employment experience to develop higher level skills required for a professional engineer. The programme incorporates a blend of mechanical and electrical engineering modules which is designed to produce engineers with a broad knowledge and skilled in more than one of the traditional engineering disciplines integrated with work based learning in the form of a significant industrial project and ongoing reflection on the application of your learned skills in the workplace.
Level 4 Modules
- Engineering Maths 1
- Professional Engineering
- Engineering Computing
- Network Analysis
- Power Engineering and Electrical Materials
- Analogue Comms Systems
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Level 5 Modules
- Integrated Product Design
- Control Engineering
- Microcontroller Applications and Embedded Design
- Engineering Maths 2
- Materials and Manufacture
- Programming and Microcontroller Applications
- Machine and Power Electronics
- Engineering Management
- Engineering Product Management
- Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
- Automatic Control
- Power Electronics
- Industrial (Work Based) Project
NB - In addition there are 4 modules of your choice
A minimum of a Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject (two A Levels or a relevant BTEC/EAL qualification.)
Lectures will be delivered one day a week over five years. The first three years (Level 4 and 5) will be taught at GCS and the final two years (level 6) will be taught at the University.
You will be assigned a personal tutor who is a member of University academic staff associated with your degree course, as well as a tutor at Gower College and you will meet with them individually and jointly on a regular basis throughout the whole five years of the programme.
A combination of coursework assignments and examinations set at appropriate stages as the module progresses. Examinations count for 50-60% of all assessment throughout the programme. A typical module has an examination at the end, plus a coursework assignment.
Fully funded through the Welsh Government’s new Degree Apprenticeship scheme.
There may be additional costs associated with this course i.e: travel to and from college, or placement photocopying, stationery and equipment costs (e.g. USB sticks) printing and binding gowns for graduation ceremonies