MSc Engineering

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MSc Engineering

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Description

Course Code: F46 Course Level: Postgraduate Subject Area: Engineering, Technology and Design Course Qualification: Degree This course is available for study in: Aland Islands, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Isle of Man, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City State

What you will learn

This MSc in Engineering course builds on previous study of Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering…

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Course Code: F46 Course Level: Postgraduate Subject Area: Engineering, Technology and Design Course Qualification: Degree This course is available for study in: Aland Islands, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Isle of Man, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City State

What you will learn

This MSc in Engineering course builds on previous study of Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering or our MEng, and offers you an opportunity to research an engineering topic in depth.

Our MSc in Engineering is accredited for Chartered Engineer status by the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) and the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

A pathway through our MSc is also accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institution and Engineering and Technology (IET).

See our engineering website for further information http://engineering.open.ac.uk/

Read more detailed information about the learning outcomes, and how they are acquired through teaching, learning and assessment methods.

Time required and cost

To achieve the MSc Engineering you must successfully gain 195 credits. The MSc Engineering qualification typically takes between three to four years to complete based on 12-16 hours of study each week. You must complete your MSc within five years of the date your Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering or MEng was awarded.

For details on module costs please see the tables at the bottom of this page. The total cost of the qualification depends on the modules studied. As a guide the total fee for 2012/13 academic year was from £10,205 to £13,270.

You should be aware our Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering (E22) and MEng (M03 and M04) require successful completion of T885 (http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/course/t885.htm) which includes compulsory attendance at a UK-based residential school. The cost of travel is not included in the module fee.

NB: Prices and modules shown below are subject to change.

Career impact

Employers value the OU MEng. With this qualification you will:

  • improve your creative problem solving skills
  • improve your ability to turn concepts into a reality
  • improve your project management and team working skills
  • be well placed to take advantage of employment opportunities both at home and abroad.

Key dates

Please see the tables shown at the bottom of this page.

Entry requirements

Entry to the MSc requires that you hold our Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering (E22) or our MEng (M03). You must register on T802 within four years of completing Team engineering (T885), the final module of the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering and MEng.

You will also need to be proficient in English, to an IELTS standard of 6.0. If you are unsure you will be able to take a free English test as part of the registration process.

Classification of course

On successful completion of the required modules you can be awarded a Master of Science in Engineering entitling you to use the letters MSc (Eng) (Open) after your name.

Credits

For information on Credits, click here.

Regulations

As a student of The Open University, you should be aware of the following regulations:

  • Student Regulations
  • Module Regulations
  • General Qualification Regulations
  • MSc in Engineering
  • Schedule B to the Qualification Regulations.

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