Bachelor Program in Bolton United Kingdom

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BEng in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (full-time)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The BEng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering is an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the skills to develop a career in most areas of modern electrical and electronic engineering. You will study both the theoretical and practical nature of electrical and electronic engineering. There will be a significant emphasis on the application of electronics in the form of embedded systems – electronic systems that... [+]

Bachelors 2017 in Bolton United Kingdom. Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) - BEng (Hons) full-time The BEng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering is an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the skills to develop a career in most areas of modern electrical and electronic engineering. You will study both the theoretical and practical nature of electrical and electronic engineering. There will be a significant emphasis on the application of electronics in the form of embedded systems – electronic systems that can be embedded in other products that are not necessarily electronic, such as cars, medical or other industrial systems. The course also covers cutting edge and emerging technologies. These include the smart grids that will form the next generation of electrical services worldwide as electrical grids are modernised, as well as body area networks – wireless networks of wearable computing devices that have many potential applications including inexpensive and continuous health monitoring. The final level of the course offers optional modules that will allow you to gain specialist knowledge in areas of applied electronics that are in significant demand in industry. These include areas such as digital signal processing, integrated circuit design, power systems, smart grids and renewable energies. About the course This area of engineering is well established at the University of Bolton with a history of more than forty years in various formats. The teaching staff bring extensive academic and industrial expertise to the course, incorporating their practical, applied and research oriented experience into the teaching programme. The course is different to many similar courses in that it has a much higher laboratory-based content. As a graduate of this programme you will be able to demonstrate that you will be of more immediate and direct benefit to potential employers than the theoretically-based students from competitor courses. Project work features significantly at each level of the course and is developed in a coordinated way to lead you from a first encounter with electrical and electronic design to undertaking a major individual project in your final year. Your project activity becomes the focus for the application of the diverse knowledge and skills that are developed during your course of study. The department offers industry-standard facilities, including a wide variety of CAD and design simulation software. Special features The course uses a wide variety of assessments including project based learning, assignments, and formal examinations. The module learning material will be made available on our virtual learning environment (Moodle) allowing you to support your face-to-face learning with study at a time and location to suit you. We also have dedicated application servers that host the CAD, simulation and software tools used throughout the course. Many of these software packages are available online, giving you the greatest flexibility possible in terms of where and when you can complete your assignments and projects. What you will learn You will learn the theories and principles of electrical and electronic engineering and their application to applied projects. Specifically during the first level of the course you will be taught the fundamental concepts of electrical principles, analogue and digital electronic engineering and embedded computer systems and programming. During the second level the same subjects are taught but at a higher level and more emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of small systems. Also new topics are introduced including instrumentation and control and signal processing. You will also study the fundamentals of communication theory given that this an essential background to the wireless applications that are becoming so prevalent in modern consumer and industrial electrical and electronic engineering. At the final level you will study one of four optional specialist modules and undertake an individual project. Throughout the course you will learn the principles of management and enterprise which are key skills for the graduate engineer. Learning is achieved through lectures, practical work and tutorials, supported by considerable hands-on use of computers and advanced technical equipment. The application of ideas, principles and techniques is emphasised by the use of experimentation and project work, together with relevant case-studies. What you will study Level 1 (Level HE4) Introductory Engineering Mathematics; Introductory Electrical Principles; Engineering Environment; Introductory Digital Electronics; Introductory Analogue Electronics; Introductory Embedded Systems. Level 2 (Level HE5) Engineering Modelling and Analysis; Instrumentation and Control; Intermediate Digital Electronics and Communications; Intermediate Electrical Principles and Enabling Power Electronics; Intermediate Embedded Systems; Analogue Signal Processing and Communications. Level 3 (Level HE6) Project; Management and Enterprise in Engineering; Electrical Machines and Power Electronic Drives; Engineering Electromagnetism. Optional modules (choose one): Digital Signal Processing; Integrated Circuit Design; Power Systems and Smart Grids; Renewable Energies. Entry requirements 240 UCAS points from at least two A2-levels (or equivalent) including mathematics, or successful completion of the Engineering Foundation Year. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English, mathematics and science. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

BEng in Mechanical Engineering

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bolton will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a career in the mechanical engineering profession – a profession that is essential in so many areas of the modern world, including design and manufacture, construction, energy, aerospace and automobile manufacture. Throughout the course, you will develop management, organisation and employability skills alongside your... [+]

Mechanical Engineering - BEng (Hons) The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bolton will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a career in the mechanical engineering profession – a profession that is essential in so many areas of the modern world, including design and manufacture, construction, energy, aerospace and automobile manufacture. Throughout the course, you will develop management, organisation and employability skills alongside your subject-specific knowledge and understanding. Your studies will focus on particular areas of engineering such as mechanical design, systems engineering, analysis of materials and structures, and the theory and application of finite element analysis. You will study the theory and practice of mechanical engineering, and carry out case studies, practical and laboratory work and problem-solving projects. You will also develop the presentation and managerial skills that you will use to manage engineering projects and support your future career development in the industry. The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering is one of a series of programmes offered by the University of Bolton that runs within an integrated MEng/BEng format. These courses share modules at levels HE4 and HE5 and the routes diverge at level HE6 where this course offers dedicated BEng (Hons) modules. This course has recently been reviewed and reconfigured by the University with a view to gaining accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). The course uses UK-SPEC learning outcomes and has been designed to meet the academic requirements leading to Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. Please see the Engineering Council UK website for further details of UK-SPEC. About the course The Engineering Department has a strong tradition in the field of engineering education and engineering courses have been delivered successfully at Bolton for 40 years. All of our academic staff are highly qualified in their own fields and many of them are chartered engineers with substantial experience in the engineering sector. The department offers a friendly, yet challenging, environment where the emphasis is on both the theories and principles of mechanical engineering and their application in a work context. During your studies you will have the opportunity to work on real engineering projects and participate in inter-university student competitions. The course has been designed so that you may transfer to the MEng programme if you wish to do so and have performed to an appropriate standard in your Level HE5 studies. Special features You will have access to modern, dedicated engineering laboratories and the University’s state-of-the-art design development and project facilities. The design and project areas are equipped with industry-standard engineering design, analysis and manufacturing software, including SolidWorks, Ansys, Delcam and other visualisation and prototyping capabilities. The course brings together a broad range of engineering design and analysis disciplines and emphasises the application of engineering principles to real-life engineering problems and situations. Staff are approachable, friendly and supportive and you will be taught in modern teaching rooms, with small class sizes. Teaching staff are highly qualified within their fields and have substantial teaching and industrial experience. Many have established an excellent reputation for their work both nationally and internationally and are engaged in research relevant to their discipline; for example, in composite materials and artificial intelligence. Your final year project allows you to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding when investigating and providing solutions to engineering problems. Some projects may be on ‘live’ problems from local industry or in-house research activity. Participation in the IMechE’s annual Undergraduate Design Challenge involving all universities in the North West What you will learn You will learn the key theories and principles of mechanical engineering and their application in real engineering contexts. You will acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required by a modern mechanical engineer to undertake the challenging, and rewarding, roles available in this sector. You will develop an understanding of all aspects of engineering projects; for example, costings, the science and maths of these projects, functional design materials and project management. You will also develop the necessary business skills for a career in this field such as IT, time management, presentation, oral and written communications. What you will study Level HE4 Engineering Principles 1+2; Engineering Environment; Graphical Communications and Computer Modelling; Projects and Systems. Level HE5 Engineering Applications; Mechanics of Materials and Machines; Thermofluids and Control Systems; Engineering Modelling and Analysis; Mechanical Design. Level HE6 BEng (Hons) Design and Individual Project; Advanced Thermofluids and Control; Advanced Structures and Materials; Finite Element and Difference Solutions; Management and Enterprise in Engineering. Entry requirements For applicants holding NQF/QCF Level 3 qualifications: - 240 UCAS points from at least two A2-levels (or equivalent) including mathematics and another relevant subject such as technology, engineering or science, both to at least AS-level (or equivalent). - Additional mathematics subjects, such as further maths and statistics, will be accepted as a relevant subject. - You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English, mathematics and science. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). For applicants holding HNC/D qualifications and/or industrial experience: - If you have an HND/C in Mechanical Engineering (or an appropriate engineering discipline) then you may be considered for entry to level 2 of this programme depending on the subject area of qualification, the level of maths and science that you have achieved, as well as your industrial experience. - If you are granted full exemption from the level 1 modules of this course you will be able to complete the course in three years if you take 80 credits per year. Otherwise, it will take you four or five years to complete the course. [-]

BEng in Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The University of Bolton’s BEng (Hons) in Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a career as an engineering professional. This profession is essential in many areas of the modern world, including automobile design, energy conservation, motorsport and automobile manufacture. We have created a unique and fantastic opportunity for you to work within the automotive/motorsports industry. We have... [+]

Bachelors 2017 in Bolton United Kingdom. Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) - BEng (Hons) The University of Bolton’s BEng (Hons) in Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a career as an engineering professional. This profession is essential in many areas of the modern world, including automobile design, energy conservation, motorsport and automobile manufacture. We have created a unique and fantastic opportunity for you to work within the automotive/motorsports industry. We have teamed up with RLR Msport, and other industry professionals, so that we can offer you genuine practical experience while you study at the University. You will work alongside these industry professionals to analyse data (from pit stops, etc.), design new parts, make improvements to their racing cars, test their aerodynamics and much more. Throughout the course you will develop subject-specific knowledge and understanding with parallel business and management skills. Your studies will focus on particular areas of engineering such as analysing automotive performance, vehicle structures and systems, powertrains and aerodynamics. You will study both the theory and practice of automobile engineering. You will explore its organisation and management and, at each level, you will carry out case studies, practical and laboratory work and problem-solving projects and activities. You will also develop the presentation and managerial skills that you will use to manage engineering projects and support your future career development in the industry. About the course The BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) programme has been designed and developed with the assistance of local employers. These continue to take a great interest in the progress of the programme and its students. The course will satisfy those who appreciate and are motivated by analytical challenges, using mathematical and scientific applications to solve engineering problems. It will develop your knowledge and understanding in a real world context, reflecting both current engineering practices and academic developments in the subject. We provide a progressive learning environment that will help you develop and apply a broad range of skills necessary for employability. You will develop a capacity for reasoning and analysis, interpretation of findings and application of concepts. Practical and transferable skills including communication, teamwork, organisation and time management, numeracy and competent use of information technology will all be developed. The University of Bolton has over 20 years’ experience of running degree courses in automotive engineering subjects. This degree is unique because the University works closely with an international motorsport team, RLR Msport. Based next to the Universities’ own laboratories, RLR Msport are an independent racing team who race in the Le Mans 24hr race, history Formula 1, speed series sports racing, and other international events. As well as RLR Msport being on the University site, our three dedicated laboratories have been refurbished with new performance measurements, computer aided manufacturing, and composite manufacturing equipment. We also offer engine test beds and a 1/10th scale wind tunnel. Additionally, the latest industry based software and analysis tools are available in our new CAD suite. The University is also involved with other performance car and racing organisations, which can provide employment opportunities. Special features This course has been specifically designed to meet industry needs. We offer excellent, individual tutor support. You will have access to dedicated materials and state-of-the art engine testing facilities, vehicle systems and engineering laboratories, the University’s unique design studio and Innovation Factory. The course is only available at the University of Bolton and offers a unique learning experience. You will work with some of the top industry professionals. The range of teaching and learning methods includes visits, workshops, guest speakers and practical sessions involving employers in the industry. The design facilities are equipped with industry-standard engineering design and analysis software. We bring together a broad range of design disciplines, including designers, engineers, technologists and students in a pioneering new concept in design development and knowledge transfer between industry and academia. The Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering (CAPE) is a purpose-built facility designed to bring together industry and the University to generate an inventive environment that is unparalleled within academia. We have invested heavily to bring you an outstanding range of design and engineering facilities, including specialist workshops, laboratories and testing facilities. What you will learn Many modules include assessment through assignments which include a substantial amount of hands-on testing. This focus on applied skills is a theme throughout the course, reflecting working practices in the industry. Throughout your studies, you will develop an understanding of automotive/motorsport computer systems and electronics. You will also learn about vehicle handling, chassis aerodynamics and suspension mechanics as well as the fundamentals of internal combustion science and tuning. You will gain an insight into the broader issues of transport and the environment, as well as develop transferable skills such as project management, team working, IT and formal presentations. You will also develop the intellectual capabilities of research, problem solving, evaluation and synthesis. In your final year you will work on a project module which will give you the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in an area relevant to your own interests. Those students who excel will be given the unique opportunity to work on their coursework with our partners RLR Msport. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience with a real racing team. As well as lectures, seminars, examinations and tutorials your learning will be enhanced with visits and guest speakers from industry, international case studies and workshops. These will give you unique insights and a thorough understanding of the sector. What you will study Level 1 Engine Systems and Aerodynamics (MSP4000); Vehicle Systems (MSP4002); CAD/CAM (MSP4003); High Performance Materials (MSP4004); Performance Engineering Sciences (MSP4006); Engineering Mathematics (MSP4007). Level 2 Powertrains and Aerodynamics (MSP5000); Chassis Development and Telemetry (MSP5001); Team Project (MSP5002); Auto and Component Design (MSP5003); Mechanics of Materials (MSP5005); Engineering Modelling and Analysis (MSP5007). Level 3 Performance Modelling and CFD (MSP6000); Vehicle Dynamics and Advanced Electronics (MSP6001); Individual Automotive Project (MSP6002); Race-Car Design Project (MSP6003); Advanced Materials and Structures (MSP6005); Management in Engineering (MSP6007). Entry requirements 240 UCAS points from at least two A2-levels (or equivalent) including mathematics, or successful completion of the University of Bolton Engineering Foundation Year. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English, mathematics and science. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

BEng in Civil Engineering

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 4 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering will give you the technological, vocational and personal skills for a career in the civil engineering industry or will support your professional development if you are already working in the field. By studying on the course you will develop the necessary theoretical understanding and practical knowledge for the role and you will enhance your ability to apply the principles of analysis and evaluation to civil... [+]

Civil Engineering - BEng (Hons) part-time The BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering will give you the technological, vocational and personal skills for a career in the civil engineering industry or will support your professional development if you are already working in the field. By studying on the course you will develop the necessary theoretical understanding and practical knowledge for the role and you will enhance your ability to apply the principles of analysis and evaluation to civil engineering and construction-related problems. You will have access to well-equipped materials, hydraulics, geotechnical and structures laboratories, an extensive range of the latest surveying equipment and the University’s unique design studio facilities with the latest CAD software and hardware. PLEASE NOTE: Students starting in 2012 in year 1 this course has replaced the BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering. *We are currently seeking accreditation from the Joint Board of Moderators. The resulting accreditation event may lead to minor changes to the validated programme. About the course Our dedicated staff team will provide you with a high level of support throughout your studies. All the teaching staff are construction industry professionals with extensive experience and knowledge of the industry and they are all active in the industry’s professional bodies. You will learn through a mix of learning methods including field, laboratory and project work, lectures, seminars and tutorials. Assessment methods include coursework, project work, presentations and examinations. A large proportion of your studies will mirror conditions in the industry. This includes an interdisciplinary group project in your final year which simulates the process of a construction project from inception to completion and in which you will carry out the role of a civil engineer working within a team of other construction specialists. As the department has close contacts with the industry you may have the opportunity to take part in site visits. Professionals from the construction industry, including former students, regularly give talks and lectures on the course. Special features The University’s unique design studio offers excellent facilities including CAD software and hardware. There is a strong emphasis on hands-on training and experience throughout the department and you will have the opportunity to carry out tests and work with construction materials using the University’s first-rate laboratory facilities. You will receive support throughout your studies from teaching staff who are all professionals from the construction industry with excellent business and professional contacts. What you will learn You will acquire a thorough understanding of the practical skills in civil engineering, including construction techniques, the properties of construction materials, structural, geotechnical, hydraulics, surveying, highway and transport engineering. You will build your knowledge of the theoretical principles that underpin the role, including applied mathematics and research methods and learn the relevant associated skills in communications, IT and management. What you will study Level 1 (HE4) Construction and Materials Technology 1#; Ground and Water Studies 1; Site Surveying and Site Practice; Mathematics and Structural Analysis; Mathematics and Structural Design. *You must study this module if you didn't complete an equivalent module during your previous Higher Education qualification. You would take this module during an extra semester, so it would add 0.5 years to the duration of your study. Level 2 (HE5) Construction Management; Ground and Water Studies 2; Highway Design and Control; Research Methods and Professional Practice; Engineering Mathematics and Structures; Construction and Materials Technology 2. Level 3 (HE6) Advanced Structural Analysis and Design; Dissertation; Geotechnical Engineering and Ground Improvement; Interdisciplinary Project. In addition, you will study one optional module* selected from Advanced Surveying Procedures; Concrete Technology and Practice; Construction Management; Project and Environmental Management; Structural Planning; Transport Studies; and Water Engineering and the Environment (*subject to availability). Entry requirements You should have a UK HNC, HND, foundation degree or honours degree in an appropriate subject (or equivalent). You may be admitted to level 2 (HE5) of the part-time BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering if you have successfully completed the University of Bolton's HNC Civil Engineering with at least 60% in each of your modules. Holders of any other HNC Civil Engineering qualification will normally only be considered for entry to level 1 (HE4) of this course. If you hold a higher education qualification in a subject area such as mathematics, geology or physics you will be considered for entry to level 1 (HE4) of the course. You should be a confident user of mathematics, but you do not need to have studied construction or engineering previously. You may be invited for interview as part of the selection process. If your highest qualifications are currently Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A-levels or BTEC Nationals), you will be considered for the HNC Civil Engineering. On successful completion of the HNC you will be able to progress to the appropriate level of this programme (usually level 2/HE5). If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

BEng in Civil Engineering (full-time)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering will give you the technological, vocational and personal skills for a career in the civil engineering industry or will support your professional development if you are already working in the field. Civil engineering changes lives - from transport necessities such as roads, railways and airports, through glittering steel and glass skyscrapers and hotels, to life saving water management systems such as dams, flood... [+]

Bachelors 2017 in Bolton United Kingdom. Civil Engineering - BEng (Hons) full-time The BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering will give you the technological, vocational and personal skills for a career in the civil engineering industry or will support your professional development if you are already working in the field. Civil engineering changes lives - from transport necessities such as roads, railways and airports, through glittering steel and glass skyscrapers and hotels, to life saving water management systems such as dams, flood defences and even sewers. If you want to build for the future then the University of Bolton offers the best preparation for a career in this vital, innovative and prestigious industry. By studying on the course you will develop the necessary theoretical understanding and practical knowledge for the role and you will enhance your ability to apply the principles of analysis and evaluation to civil engineering and construction-related problems. You will have access to well-equipped materials, hydraulics, geotechnical and structures laboratories, an extensive range of the latest surveying equipment and the University’s unique design studio facilities with the latest CAD software and hardware. About the course Our dedicated staff team will provide you with a high level of support throughout your studies. All the teaching staff are construction industry professionals with extensive experience and knowledge of the industry and they are all active in the industry’s professional bodies. You will learn through a mix of learning methods including field, laboratory and project work, lectures, seminars and tutorials. Assessment methods include coursework, project work, presentations and examinations. A large proportion of your studies will mirror conditions in the industry. This includes an interdisciplinary group project in your final year which simulates the process of a construction project from inception to completion and in which you will carry out the role of a civil engineer working within a team of other construction specialists. As the department has close contacts with the industry you may have the opportunity to take part in site visits. Professionals from the construction industry, including former students, regularly give talks and lectures on the course. Special features The University’s unique design studio offers excellent facilities including CAD software and hardware. There is a strong emphasis on hands-on training and experience throughout the department and you will have the opportunity to carry out tests and work with construction materials using the University’s first-rate laboratory facilities. You will receive support throughout your studies from teaching staff who are all professionals from the construction industry with excellent business and professional contacts. What you will learn You will acquire a thorough understanding of the practical skills in civil engineering, including construction techniques, the properties of construction materials, structural, geotechnical, hydraulics, surveying, highway and transport engineering. You will build your knowledge of the theoretical principles that underpin the role, including applied mathematics and research methods and learn the relevant associated skills in communications, IT and management. What you will study Level 1 (HE4) Communications Technology; Construction and Materials Technology 1; Ground and Water Studies 1; Site Surveying and Site Practice; Mathematics and Structural Analysis; Mathematics and Structural Design. Level 2 (HE5) Construction Management; Ground and Water Studies 2; Highway Design and Control; Research Methods and Professional Practice; Engineering Mathematics and Structures; Construction and Materials Technology 2. You will attend a combined six day residential field course for Surveying and Geotechnical Engineering. Level 3 (HE6) Advanced Structural Analysis and Design; Dissertation; Geotechnical Engineering and Ground Improvement; Interdisciplinary Project. In addition, you will study one optional module selected from Advanced Surveying Procedures; Concrete Technology and Practice; Construction Management; Project and Environmental Management; Structural Planning; Transport Studies; and Water Engineering and the Environment (*subject to availability). Entry requirements 260 UCAS points from at least two A2-levels (or equivalent) including mathematics (or equivalent), or successful completion of the Engineering Foundation Year. General Studies will not be counted towards the UCAS points requirement. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English, mathematics and science. Qualifications other than A-levels are acceptable. For instance, BTEC National qualifications in civil engineering, construction or engineering will be considered where units in additional maths and an analytical subject such as structural mechanics or environmental science are taken. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

LLB in Law

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The LLB (Hons) Law degree at the University of Bolton includes the initial or academic stage of training in the process of becoming a solicitor or barrister. Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to further training, leading to qualification to practice as a barrister or as a solicitor. An LLB law degree is highly regarded by many employers and you may choose to use this qualification as the basis for graduate level... [+]

Law - LLB (Hons) The LLB (Hons) Law degree at the University of Bolton includes the initial or academic stage of training in the process of becoming a solicitor or barrister. Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to further training, leading to qualification to practice as a barrister or as a solicitor. An LLB law degree is highly regarded by many employers and you may choose to use this qualification as the basis for graduate level entry into other careers; for example in commerce, industry, the civil service and the armed forces. By studying this challenging and demanding course you will gain a thorough grounding in the discipline of law. You will develop the transferable intellectual and personal skills that are essential for the practice of law and which will also equip you for many other careers. These skills include written and verbal communication, attention to detail, absorbing and analysing often complex information, time management, teamwork and motivation. About the course The Solicitors’ Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board, the national professional bodies for law, have accredited the University of Bolton for the purposes of the solicitors’ and barristers’ academic stage requirements. You will study at the University’s Business School, and receive excellent levels of contact and interaction with both teaching staff and your fellow students. This will ensure a friendly, supportive and student-centred approach to your study experience. The course is challenging and requires motivation and self-direction as well as the ability to work in a small group environment. You will be expected to think and to challenge at every stage of the course. You will be taught through a mix of lectures, seminars, tutorials and group work. The application of your knowledge and understanding to real cases and scenarios will be a key component of your studies. Staff members are highly qualified in the field and offer a range of contacts with potential employers including the legal profession. You are required to pass all assessments and examinations in the 'foundations of legal knowledge'. Special features As well as lectures we offer small group tutorials to learn about the application of law to problems and issues. These sessions develop generic, transferable skills and are important for revision and exam preparation. The Bolton law Society gives awards to outstanding students within the year. This accolade can be an important stepping stone into a legal career. Our own court room will facilitate teaching advocacy skills and be a venue for guest speakers. We are also happy to develop links with other subject areas. The University has forged links with bodies such as the Bolton Law Society. Links with local employers: a dedicated member of our team makes links between Law at the University of Bolton and local employers and magistrates. Personal tuition: regular class sessions give small groups of students a chance to have close contact with their personal tutor. These are designed to build up student confidence, study skills and life skills. What you will learn Your study will be based on the requirements defined by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for the initial or academic stage of training to practice in the legal profession. You will establish your knowledge and understanding of the doctrines and principles which underpin the law of England and Wales. You will learn about the sources of the law, how it is made and developed, the institutions within which that law is administered and the personnel who practice law. You will learn a wide range of legal concepts, values, principles and rules of English law and how to explain the relationship between them in a number of particular areas. You will develop the intellectual and practical skills needed to research and analyse the law from primary resources on specific matters and to apply the findings of such work to the solution of legal problems. You will also develop your ability to communicate these findings, both orally and in writing, in a manner that is appropriate to the needs of a variety of audiences. The course will extend your intellectual and evaluative powers. You will gain appropriate transferable and legal skills, the ability to pursue a course of independent study and you will develop your creative thought processes. What you will study Level 1 Core modules (120 credits - each module is 20 credits): English Legal System; Contract Law; Criminal Law; Law of Tort; Legal Skills 1. Level 2 Core modules (120 credits): Public Law; Professionals in Practice (Law); European Law; Equity and Trusts; Human Rights Law; Legal Skills 2. Level 3 Core modules: Land Law (20 credits); PLUS Legal Skills 3 (Law Project) (40 credits) OR Investigative Study (20 credits). Option modules (choose three options if you take Legal Skills 3 or four options if you take Investigative Study as the core above): Law of Evidence (20 credits); Employment Law (20 credits); Family Law (20 credits); Company Law (20 credits); Jurisprudence (20 credits); Intellectual Property Law (20 credits); Financial Crime (20 credits). Entry requirements 280 UCAS points from at least three A2-levels (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English. You may be required to pass a diagnostic test prior to admission. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

BDes in Special Effects for Film & Television

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 6 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This programme is for students who wish to combine design creativity, physical model making skills and cutting edge 2 and 3D computer modelling and prototyping in the creation of a variety of special effects for film, television and theatre. It offers a wide spectrum of opportunities in model design work, ranging from the highly accurate engineering approach of the product modeller, to the imaginative and inventive solutions of special... [+]

Bachelors 2017 in Bolton United Kingdom. Special Effects for Film & Television - BDes (Hons) This programme is for students who wish to combine design creativity, physical model making skills and cutting edge 2 and 3D computer modelling and prototyping in the creation of a variety of special effects for film, television and theatre. It offers a wide spectrum of opportunities in model design work, ranging from the highly accurate engineering approach of the product modeller, to the imaginative and inventive solutions of special effects designers/animators in advertising, film and TV. Although this programme focuses on the creation and use of physical assets, any modern large scale film or TV production will utilise both physical and digital effects. While you will specialise in your chosen area you will work across fields so that you develop an understanding of the overall production workflow and your contribution to it. You will be taught through lectures, seminars and tutorials and a great deal of the teaching underpins academic theory as applied to real-life practical scenarios. Special features The programme uses its strong industry links to great effect by bringing in guest speakers from industry, demonstrations of materials and processes from relevant companies, visits to trade events and the opportunity to be involved with graduate recruitment events. You will benefit from our pyrotechnical, make-up and animatronics design expertise and be able to study specialist modules in these areas. There are opportunities to attend European conferences and trade events. What you will learn The programme is made up of modules covering various aspects of designing and making models/sets and the use of digital compositing, animation and CG to create visual effects to be used in scenes within film, TV and commercials. Most of the coursework is project-based, and structured to simulate professional situations as much as possible. Starting with more directed, skills-based work, the student progresses to have increasing control over their own studies, ultimately proposing creative work which reflects their own strengths and interests. As well as developing visual ideas and practical skills, special effects artists have to be able to communicate verbally, and to be able to analyse and synthesise ideas in words. They have to be able to take an idea from a brief or script scene and analyse the most efficient way to execute the process in turning this vision into reality whether using live action practical effects or digital visual effects. Consequently, the programme includes an element of research, discussion, verbal presentation and written work. What you will study Level 1: Scholarship; 3D Physical Processes; Introduction to Visual Effects; Introduction to FX Modelmaking; Introduction to 3D CG; 3D CGI 2. Level 2: Employability and Entrepreneurial Skills; Advanced 3D Physical Processes; Multi Year Group FX Project; Portfolio; Visual Effects & Colour Correction; History of SFX/Animatronics/Make-up/Pyrotechnics. Level 3: Research; Advanced FX Modelmaking; Multi Year Group FX Project 2; Bigature Modelmaking; Major Project. Entry requirements 260 UCAS points from at least two A2-levels (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English and mathematics. You will be invited to attend an interview at which you will need to present a portfolio of your recent image-related or project-based work. The quality of the portfolio/interview is the primary basis on which applicants are selected; therefore special consideration will be given to applicants without the above qualifications who have a strong portfolio. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

BEng in Mechanical Engineering with Foundation (full-time)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Foundation at the University of Bolton will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a career in the mechanical engineering profession – a profession that is essential in so many areas of the modern world, including design and manufacture, construction, energy, aerospace and automobile manufacture... [+]

Mechanical Engineering with Foundation - BEng (Hons) full-time The BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Foundation at the University of Bolton will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a career in the mechanical engineering profession – a profession that is essential in so many areas of the modern world, including design and manufacture, construction, energy, aerospace and automobile manufacture. Throughout the course, you will develop management, organisation and employability skills alongside your subject-specific knowledge and understanding. Your studies will focus on particular areas of engineering such as mechanical design, systems engineering, analysis of materials and structures, and the theory and application of finite element analysis. You will study the theory and practice of mechanical engineering, and carry out case studies, practical and laboratory work and problem-solving projects. You will also develop the presentation and managerial skills that you will use to manage engineering projects and support your future career development in the industry. This course has recently been reviewed and reconfigured by the University with a view to gaining accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). The course uses UK-SPEC learning outcomes and has been designed to meet the academic requirements leading to Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. Please see the Engineering Council UK website for further details of UK-SPEC. About the course The Foundation Year is the first year of the course and offers a transitional period of study for those students who do not have the necessary qualifications for direct entry on to the main engineering degree courses. The foundation year is an integral part of many of our four-year engineering-based courses; it will provide you with an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of science and mathematics and prepare you for degree level study. During your foundation year you will study the key engineering subjects, including Foundation Mathematics, Foundation Mechanics, Electrical & Electronic Principles, Thermal & Environmental Studies, Engineering Principles and Engineering Systems & Investigations. International students will have the option to study the English language. In addition to learning about the theories and principles of engineering, you will have the opportunity to develop valuable practical and investigative experience in our specialist engineering laboratories. The Engineering Department has a strong tradition in the field of engineering education and engineering courses have been delivered successfully at Bolton for 40 years. All of our academic staff are highly qualified in their own fields and many of them are chartered engineers with substantial experience in the engineering sector. The department offers a friendly, yet challenging, environment where the emphasis is on both the theories and principles of mechanical engineering and their application in a work context. During your studies you will have the opportunity to work on real engineering projects and participate in inter-university student competitions. The course has been designed so that you may transfer to the MEng course if you wish to do so, providing you have performed to an appropriate standard in your Level HE5 studies, and are able to gain funding. Special features You will have access to modern, dedicated engineering laboratories and the University’s state-of-the-art design development and project facilities. The design and project areas are equipped with industry-standard engineering design, analysis and manufacturing software, including SolidWorks, Ansys, Delcam and other visualisation and prototyping capabilities. The course brings together a broad range of engineering design and analysis disciplines and emphasises the application of engineering principles to real-life engineering problems and situations. Staff are approachable, friendly and supportive and you will be taught in modern teaching rooms, with small class sizes. Teaching staff are highly qualified within their fields and have substantial teaching and industrial experience. Many have established an excellent reputation for their work both nationally and internationally and are engaged in research relevant to their discipline; for example, in composite materials and artificial intelligence. Your final year project allows you to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding when investigating and providing solutions to engineering problems. Some projects may be on ‘live’ problems from local industry or in-house research activity. On progressing to Level HE4 of the course you will be expected to participate in the IMechE’s annual Undergraduate Design Challenge involving all universities in the North West. What you will learn You will learn the key theories and principles of mechanical engineering and their application in real engineering contexts. You will acquire the relevant knowledge and skills required by a modern mechanical engineer to undertake the challenging, and rewarding, roles available in this sector. You will develop an understanding of all aspects of engineering projects; for example, costings, the science and maths of these projects, functional design materials and project management. You will also develop the necessary business skills for a career in this field such as IT, time management, presentation, oral and written communications. What you will study Foundation Year (Level 0) Foundation Mathematics 1; Foundation Mechanics; Electrical and Electronic Principles; Thermal and Environmental Studies; Engineering Principles; Engineering Systems and Investigations; English Language (international students only). Level HE4 Engineering Principles 1+2; Engineering Environment; Graphical Communications and Computer Modelling; Projects and Systems. Level HE5 Engineering Applications; Mechanics of Materials and Machines; Thermofluids and Control Systems; Engineering Modelling and Analysis; Mechanical Design. Level HE6 BEng (Hons) Design and Individual Project; Advanced Thermofluids and Control; Advanced Structures and Materials; Finite Element and Difference Solutions; Management and Enterprise in Engineering. Entry requirements 120 UCAS points from least one A2-level (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including mathematics and science. Applications from students with alternative Level 3 qualifications (e.g. City & Guilds) are welcomed. An interview may be used to assess your suitability or entry point onto the programme. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

LLB in Law with Foundation

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The four year LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation programme at the University of Bolton includes the initial or academic stage of training in the process of becoming a solicitor or barrister. Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to further training, leading to qualification to practice as a barrister or as a solicitor. An LLB law degree is highly regarded by many employers and will also open doors into careers in... [+]

Bachelors 2017 in Bolton United Kingdom. Law with Foundation - LLB (Hons) full-time The four year LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation programme at the University of Bolton includes the initial or academic stage of training in the process of becoming a solicitor or barrister. Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to further training, leading to qualification to practice as a barrister or as a solicitor. An LLB law degree is highly regarded by many employers and will also open doors into careers in commerce, industry, the civil service, the armed forces and a host of other sectors. The first year is a foundation year that will introduce you to key areas of law and raise your awareness of the legal system and the law-making process in England and Wales. It will also introduce you to general study skills such as finding, understanding and using appropriate academic resources, as well as skills specific to law such as mooting and how to interview a client. On successful completion of the foundation year you will undertake your degree-level studies. You will study a range of core modules that include the seven foundations of legal knowledge, and choose from a range of option modules that allow you to tailor your degree to match your interests and strengths. By studying this challenging and demanding course you will gain a thorough grounding in the discipline of law. You will develop the transferable intellectual and personal skills that are essential for the practice of law and which will also equip you for many other careers. These skills include written and verbal communication, attention to detail, absorbing and analysing often complex information, time management, teamwork and motivation. About the course The Solicitors’ Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board, the national professional bodies for law, have accredited the University of Bolton for the purposes of the solicitors’ and barristers’ academic stage requirements. You will study at the Bolton Business School, and receive excellent levels of contact and interaction with both teaching staff and your fellow students. This will ensure a friendly, supportive and student-centred approach to your study experience. The course is challenging and requires motivation and self-direction as well as the ability to work in a small group environment. You will be expected to think and to challenge at every stage of the course. You will be taught through a mix of lectures, seminars, tutorials and group work. The application of your knowledge and understanding to real cases and scenarios will be a key component of your studies. Staff members are highly qualified in the field and offer a range of contacts with potential employers including the legal profession. You are required to pass all assessments and examinations in the 'foundations of legal knowledge'. For further information visit the 'related links' section for a link to our 'foundations of legal knowledge' web page. Special features As well as lectures we offer small group tutorials to learn about the application of law to problems and issues. These sessions develop generic, transferable skills and are important for revision and exam preparation. The Bolton Law Society gives awards to outstanding students. This accolade can be an important stepping stone into a legal career. Our own court room facilitates teaching advocacy skills and is a venue for guest speakers. The University has forged links with bodies such as the Bolton Law Society. Links with local employers: a dedicated member of our team makes links between Law at the University of Bolton and local employers and magistrates. Personal tuition: regular class sessions give small groups of students a chance to have close contact with their personal tutor. These are designed to build up student confidence, study skills and life skills. What you will learn Your study will be based on the requirements defined by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for the initial or academic stage of training to practice in the legal profession. You will establish your knowledge and understanding of the doctrines and principles which underpin the law of England and Wales. You will learn about the sources of the law, how it is made and developed, the institutions within which that law is administered and the personnel who practice law. You will learn a wide range of legal concepts, values, principles and rules of English law and how to explain the relationship between them in a number of particular areas. You will develop the intellectual and practical skills needed to research and analyse the law from primary resources on specific matters and to apply the findings of such work to the solution of legal problems. You will also develop your ability to communicate these findings, both orally and in writing, in a manner that is appropriate to the needs of a variety of audiences. The course will extend your intellectual and evaluative powers. You will gain appropriate transferable and legal skills, the ability to pursue a course of independent study and you will develop your creative thought processes. What you will study Foundation Year (Level 0) Please note that the following module titles are be to confirmed. Skills 101; Skills 102; Learning the Law - An Introduction; Law in Contexts; Core Legal Principles – Seven Key Areas: Mooting and Interviewing Skills. Level 1 Core modules (120 credits - each module is 20 credits): English Legal System; Contract Law; Criminal Law; Law of Tort; Legal Skills 1; Consumer Law. Level 2 Core modules (120 credits): Public Law; Professionals in Practice (Law); European Law; Equity and Trusts; Human Rights Law; Legal Skills 2. Level 3 Core modules: Land Law (20 credits); PLUS Legal Skills 3 (Law Project) (40 credits) OR Investigative Study (20 credits). Option modules (choose three options if you take Legal Skills 3 or four options if you take Investigative Study as the core above): Law of Evidence (20 credits); Employment Law (20 credits); Family Law (20 credits); Company Law (20 credits); Jurisprudence (20 credits); Intellectual Property Law (20 credits); Financial Crime (20 credits). Entry requirements 120 UCAS points from at least one, but preferably two, A2-levels (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English. You may be required to pass a diagnostic test prior to admission. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

BEng in Engineering with Foundation (full-time)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The course is designed to meet the academic requirements leading to Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status and we are seeking academic accreditation from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Our tutors are experienced professionals and academics who will deliver industry-standard training and education in a friendly and supportive learning environment, along with having excellent industry contacts and links with employers... [+]

Engineering with Foundation - BEng (Hons) full-time The course is designed to meet the academic requirements leading to Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status and we are seeking academic accreditation from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Our tutors are experienced professionals and academics who will deliver industry-standard training and education in a friendly and supportive learning environment, along with having excellent industry contacts and links with employers. About the course The Foundation Year is the first year of the course and offers a transitional period of study for those students who do not have the necessary qualifications for direct entry on to the main engineering degree courses. The foundation year is an integral part of many of our four-year engineering-based courses; it will provide you with an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of science and mathematics and prepare you for degree level study. On successful completion of the foundation year you will be able to progress to degree-level study on the following courses (subject to your performance): BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering BEng (Hons) Engineering BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology BSc (Hons) Building Surveying & Property Management BSc (Hons) Construction Management BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management. During your foundation year you will study the key engineering subjects, including Foundation Mathematics, Foundation Mechanics, Electrical & Electronic Principles, Thermal & Environmental Studies, Communications with Information Technology and Engineering Systems & Investigations. International students will have the option to study the English language. In addition to learning about the theories and principles of engineering, you will have the opportunity to develop valuable practical and investigative experience in our specialist engineering laboratories. Special features On the BEng (Hons) Foundation Year: Extensive hands-on work – structures, electronics, mechanisms, electrical machines – to encourage practical investigation of systems; parallel underpinning theory classes which provide background to the practical sessions; high contact hours (84 per module) to enhance the academic and support services we offer to our students at this level. On the BEng (Hons) years 1,2 &3 : Open access and skills development in quality CAD, Analysis, Optimisation, CAM and CAE software. The Project is recognised and supported through grants by Royal Academy of Engineering as following the Engineering Gateway programme endorsed by the Engineering Council. Project-based learning (PBL) at every stage, either in groups or as individuals, linked to ePDP. Group and individual project opportunities include: - The IMechE Design Challenge for Undergraduate Engineers is built into the 1st yr Projects & Systems module – this is a ‘design and make’ competition against other universities in the North West The British Model Flying Association’s University Challenge – another annual challenge, at national level for BEng students. Design, build and fly a large model aircraft. Their will be various activities for this challenge into every year of the programme, including Indoor Gliders (1st Yr), Indoor Electric r/c Aircraft (2nd Yr), Final Competition Aircraft (3rd Yr). Individual and group industrial ‘live’ projects and industrial visits. What you will learn The course will provide you with the necessary background knowledge and skills required to successfully study engineering and technology-related disciplines at degree level. You will also develop transferable skills such as communication, IT, team-working, organisation, time management and problem solving. These skills will be invaluable to you later in your studies and after you graduate, helping you to succeed in your chosen career. What you will study Foundation Year (Level 0): Foundation Mathematics 1; Foundation Mechanics; Electrical and Electronic Principles; Thermal and Environmental Studies; Engineering Principles; Engineering Systems and Investigations; English Language (international students only). Level 1: Engineering Principles 1 / 2; Analytical and Computational Methods; Engineering Environment; Graphical Communications and Computer Modelling; Projects and Systems. Level 2: Engineering Applications; Engineering Modelling and Analysis; Engineering Systems; Engineering Design Technology; Group Project. Level 3: Individual Project; Life Cycle Management; Management and Enterprise in Engineering; Computer Aided Analysis and Simulation; Computer Aided Manufacture. Entry requirements 120 UCAS points from least one A2-level (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including mathematics and science. Applications from students with alternative Level 3 qualifications (e.g. City & Guilds) are welcomed. An interview may be used to assess your suitability or entry point onto the programme. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

BEng in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) with Foundation (full-time)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The BEng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering with Foundation is an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the skills to develop a career in most areas of modern electrical and electronic engineering. You will study both the theoretical and practical nature of electrical and electronic engineering. There will be a significant emphasis on the application of electronics in the form of embedded systems... [+]

Bachelors 2017 in Bolton United Kingdom. Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) with Foundation - BEng (Hons) full-time The BEng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering with Foundation is an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the skills to develop a career in most areas of modern electrical and electronic engineering. You will study both the theoretical and practical nature of electrical and electronic engineering. There will be a significant emphasis on the application of electronics in the form of embedded systems – electronic systems that can be embedded in other products that are not necessarily electronic, such as cars, medical or other industrial systems. The course also covers cutting edge and emerging technologies. These include the smart grids that will form the next generation of electrical services worldwide as electrical grids are modernised, as well as body area networks – wireless networks of wearable computing devices that have many potential applications including inexpensive and continuous health monitoring. The final level of the course offers optional modules that will allow you to gain specialist knowledge in areas of applied electronics that are in significant demand in industry. These include areas such as digital signal processing, integrated circuit design, power systems, smart grids and renewable energies. About the course This area of engineering is well established at the University of Bolton with a history of more than forty years in various formats. The teaching staffs bring extensive academic and industrial expertise to the course, incorporating their practical, applied and research oriented experience into the teaching programme. The Foundation Year is the first year of the course and offers a transitional period of study for those students who do not have the necessary qualifications for direct entry on to the main engineering degree courses. The foundation year is an integral part of many of our four-year engineering-based courses; it will provide you with an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of science and mathematics and prepare you for degree level study. During your foundation year you will study the key engineering subjects, including Foundation Mathematics, Foundation Mechanics, Electrical & Electronic Principles, Thermal & Environmental Studies, Engineering Principles and Engineering Systems & Investigations. International students will have the option to study the English language. In addition to learning about the theories and principles of engineering, you will have the opportunity to develop valuable practical and investigative experience in our specialist engineering laboratories. The course is different to many similar courses in that it has a much higher laboratory-based content. As a graduate of this programme you will be able to demonstrate that you will be of more immediate and direct benefit to potential employers than the theoretically-based students from competitor courses. Project work features significantly at each level of the course and is developed in a coordinated way to lead you from a first encounter with electrical and electronic design to undertaking a major individual project in your final year. Your project activity becomes the focus for the application of the diverse knowledge and skills that are developed during your course of study. The department offers industry-standard facilities, including a wide variety of CAD and design simulation software. Special features The course uses a wide variety of assessments including project based learning, assignments, and formal examinations. The module learning material will be made available on our virtual learning environment (Moodle) allowing you to support your face-to-face learning with study at a time and location to suit you. We also have dedicated application servers that host the CAD, simulation and software tools used throughout the course. Many of these software packages are available online, giving you the greatest flexibility possible in terms of where and when you can complete your assignments and projects. What you will learn You will learn the theories and principles of electrical and electronic engineering and their application to applied projects. Specifically during the first level of the course you will be taught the fundamental concepts of electrical principles, analogue and digital electronic engineering and embedded computer systems and programming. During the second level the same subjects are taught but at a higher level and more emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of small systems. Also new topics are introduced including instrumentation and control and signal processing. You will also study the fundamentals of communication theory given that this an essential background to the wireless applications that are becoming so prevalent in modern consumer and industrial electrical and electronic engineering. At the final level you will study one of four optional specialist modules and undertake an individual project. Throughout the course you will learn the principles of management and enterprise which are key skills for the graduate engineer. Learning is achieved through lectures, practical work and tutorials, supported by considerable hands-on use of computers and advanced technical equipment. The application of ideas, principles and techniques is emphasised by the use of experimentation and project work, together with relevant case-studies. What you will study Foundation Year (Level 0) Foundation Mathematics 1; Foundation Mechanics; Electrical and Electronic Principles; Thermal and Environmental Studies; Engineering Principles; Engineering System and Investigations; English Language (international students only). Level 1 (Level HE4) Introductory Engineering Mathematics (EEE4001); Introductory Electrical Principles (EEE4002); Engineering Environment (AME4051); Introductory Digital Electronics (EEE4003); Introductory Analogue Electronics (EEE4004); Introductory Embedded Systems (EEE4005). Level 2 (Level HE5) Engineering Modelling and Analysis (AME5004); Instrumentation and Control (EEE5001); Intermediate Digital Electronics and Communications (EEE5002); Intermediate Electrical Principles and Enabling Power Electronics (EEE5003); Intermediate Embedded Systems (EEE5004); Analogue Signal Processing and Communications (EEE5005). Level 3 (Level HE6) Core modules: Project; Management and Enterprise in Engineering (AME6003); Electrical Machines and Power Electronic Drives (EEE6001); Engineering Electromagnetism (EEE6002). Optional modules (choose one): Digital Signal Processing (EEE6003); Integrated Circuit Design (EEE6004); Power Systems and Smart Grids (EEE6005); Renewable Energies (EEE6006). Entry requirements 120 UCAS points from least one A2-level (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including mathematics and science. Applications from students with alternative Level 3 qualifications (e.g. City & Guilds) are welcomed. An interview may be used to assess your suitability or entry point onto the programme. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

BEng in Civil Engineering with Foundation (full-time)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Foundation will give you the technological, vocational and personal skills for a career in the civil engineering industry or will support your professional development if you are already working in the field. Civil engineering changes lives - from transport necessities such as roads, railways and airports, through glittering steel and glass skyscrapers and hotels, to life saving water management systems such... [+]

Civil Engineering with Foundation - BEng (Hons) full-time The BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Foundation will give you the technological, vocational and personal skills for a career in the civil engineering industry or will support your professional development if you are already working in the field. Civil engineering changes lives - from transport necessities such as roads, railways and airports, through glittering steel and glass skyscrapers and hotels, to life saving water management systems such as dams, flood defences and even sewers. If you want to build for the future then the University of Bolton offers the best preparation for a career in this vital, innovative and prestigious industry. By studying on the course you will develop the necessary theoretical understanding and practical knowledge for the role and you will enhance your ability to apply the principles of analysis and evaluation to civil engineering and construction-related problems. You will have access to well-equipped materials, hydraulics, geotechnical and structures laboratories, an extensive range of the latest surveying equipment and the University’s unique design studio facilities with the latest CAD software and hardware. About the course The Foundation Year is the first year of the course and offers a transitional period of study for those students who do not have the necessary qualifications for direct entry on to the main engineering degree courses. The foundation year is an integral part of many of our four-year engineering-based courses; it will provide you with an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of science and mathematics and prepare you for degree level study. During your foundation year you will study the key engineering subjects, including Foundation Mathematics, Foundation Mechanics, Electrical & Electronic Principles, Thermal & Environmental Studies, Engineering Principles and Engineering Systems & Investigations. International students will have the option to study the English language. In addition to learning about the theories and principles of engineering, you will have the opportunity to develop valuable practical and investigative experience in our specialist engineering laboratories. Our dedicated staff team will provide you with a high level of support throughout your studies. All the teaching staff are construction industry professionals with extensive experience and knowledge of the industry and they are all active in the industry’s professional bodies. You will learn through a mix of learning methods including field, laboratory and project work, lectures, seminars and tutorials. Assessment methods include coursework, project work, presentations and examinations. A large proportion of your studies will mirror conditions in the industry. This includes an interdisciplinary group project in your final year which simulates the process of a construction project from inception to completion and in which you will carry out the role of a civil engineer working within a team of other construction specialists. As the department has close contacts with the industry you may have the opportunity to take part in site visits. Professionals from the construction industry, including former students, regularly give talks and lectures on the course. Special features The University’s unique design studio offers excellent facilities including CAD software and hardware. There is a strong emphasis on hands-on training and experience throughout the department and you will have the opportunity to carry out tests and work with construction materials using the University’s first-rate laboratory facilities. You will receive support throughout your studies from teaching staff who are all professionals from the construction industry with excellent business and professional contacts. What you will learn You will acquire a thorough understanding of the practical skills in civil engineering, including construction techniques, the properties of construction materials, structural, geotechnical, hydraulics, surveying, highway and transport engineering. You will build your knowledge of the theoretical principles that underpin the role, including applied mathematics and research methods and learn the relevant associated skills in communications, IT and management. What you will study Foundation Year (Level 0) Foundation Mathematics 1; Foundation Mechanics; Electrical and Electronic Principles; Thermal and Environmental Studies; Engineering Principles; Engineering Systems and Investigations; English Language (international students only). Level 1 (HE4) Communications Technology; Construction and Materials Technology 1; Ground and Water Studies 1; Site Surveying and Site Practice; Mathematics and Structural Analysis; Mathematics and Structural Design. Level 2 (HE5) Construction Management; Ground and Water Studies 2; Highway Design and Control; Research Methods and Professional Practice; Engineering Mathematics and Structures; Construction and Materials Technology 2. You will attend a combined six day residential field course for Surveying and Geotechnical Engineering. Level 3 (HE6) Advanced Structural Analysis and Design; Dissertation; Geotechnical Engineering and Ground Improvement; Interdisciplinary Project. In addition, you will study one optional module selected from Advanced Surveying Procedures; Concrete Technology and Practice; Construction Management; Project and Environmental Management; Structural Planning; Transport Studies; and Water Engineering and the Environment (*subject to availability). Entry requirements 120 UCAS points from least one A2-level (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including mathematics and science. Applications from students with alternative Level 3 qualifications (e.g. City & Guilds) are welcomed. An interview may be used to assess your suitability or entry point onto the programme. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]

BEng in Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) with Foundation (full-time)

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The University of Bolton’s BEng (Hons) in Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) with Foundation will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a career as an engineering professional. This profession is essential in many areas of the modern world, including automobile design, energy conservation, motorsport and automobile manufacture. We have created a unique and fantastic opportunity for you to work within the automotive/motorsports... [+]

Bachelors 2017 in Bolton United Kingdom. Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) with Foundation - BEng (Hons) full-time The University of Bolton’s BEng (Hons) in Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) with Foundation will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a career as an engineering professional. This profession is essential in many areas of the modern world, including automobile design, energy conservation, motorsport and automobile manufacture. We have created a unique and fantastic opportunity for you to work within the automotive/motorsports industry. We have teamed up with RLR Msport, and other industry professionals, so that we can offer you genuine practical experience while you study at the University. You will work alongside these industry professionals to analyse data (from pit stops, etc.), design new parts, make improvements to their racing cars, test their aerodynamics and much more. Throughout the course you will develop subject-specific knowledge and understanding with parallel business and management skills. Your studies will focus on particular areas of engineering such as analysing automotive performance, vehicle structures and systems, powertrains and aerodynamics. You will study both the theory and practice of automobile engineering. You will explore its organisation and management and, at each level, you will carry out case studies, practical and laboratory work and problem-solving projects and activities. You will also develop the presentation and managerial skills that you will use to manage engineering projects and support your future career development in the industry. About the course The Foundation Year is the first year of the course and offers a transitional period of study for those students who do not have the necessary qualifications for direct entry on to the main engineering degree courses. The foundation year is an integral part of many of our four-year engineering-based courses; it will provide you with an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of science and mathematics and prepare you for degree level study. During your foundation year you will study the key engineering subjects, including Foundation Mathematics, Foundation Mechanics, Electrical & Electronic Principles, Thermal & Environmental Studies, Engineering Principles and Engineering Systems & Investigations. International students will have the option to study the English language. In addition to learning about the theories and principles of engineering, you will have the opportunity to develop valuable practical and investigative experience in our specialist engineering laboratories. The BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) programme has been designed and developed with the assistance of local employers. These continue to take a great interest in the progress of the programme and its students. The course will satisfy those who appreciate and are motivated by analytical challenges, using mathematical and scientific applications to solve engineering problems. It will develop your knowledge and understanding in a real world context, reflecting both current engineering practices and academic developments in the subject. We provide a progressive learning environment that will help you develop and apply a broad range of skills necessary for employability. You will develop a capacity for reasoning and analysis, interpretation of findings and application of concepts. Practical and transferable skills including communication, teamwork, organisation and time management, numeracy and competent use of information technology will all be developed. The University of Bolton has over 20 years’ experience of running degree courses in automotive engineering subjects. This degree is unique because the University works closely with an international motorsport team, RLR Msport. Based next to the Universities’ own laboratories, RLR Msport are an independent racing team who race in the Le Mans 24hr race, history Formula 1, speed series sports racing, and other international events. As well as RLR Msport being on the University site, our three dedicated laboratories have been refurbished with new performance measurements, computer aided manufacturing, and composite manufacturing equipment. We also offer engine test beds and a 1/10th scale wind tunnel. Additionally, the latest industry based software and analysis tools are available in our new CAD suite. The University is also involved with other performance car and racing organisations, which can provide employment opportunities. Special features This course has been specifically designed to meet industry needs. We offer excellent, individual tutor support. You will have access to dedicated materials and state-of-the art engine testing facilities, vehicle systems and engineering laboratories, the University’s unique design studio and Innovation Factory. The course is only available at the University of Bolton and offers a unique learning experience. You will work with some of the top industry professionals. The range of teaching and learning methods includes visits, workshops, guest speakers and practical sessions involving employers in the industry. The design facilities are equipped with industry-standard engineering design and analysis software. We bring together a broad range of design disciplines, including designers, engineers, technologists and students in a pioneering new concept in design development and knowledge transfer between industry and academia. The Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering (CAPE) is a purpose-built facility designed to bring together industry and the University to generate an inventive environment that is unparalleled within academia. We have invested heavily to bring you an outstanding range of design and engineering facilities, including specialist workshops, laboratories and testing facilities. What you will study Foundation Year (Level 0) Foundation Mathematics 1; Foundation Mechanics; Electrical and Electronic Principles; Thermal and Environmental Studies; Engineering Principles; Engineering Systems and Investigations; English Language (international students only). Level 1 Engine Systems and Aerodynamics (MSP4000); Vehicle Systems (MSP4002); CAD/CAM (MSP4003); High Performance Materials (MSP4004); Performance Engineering Sciences (MSP4006); Engineering Mathematics (MSP4007). Level 2 Powertrains and Aerodynamics (MSP5000); Chassis Development and Telemetry (MSP5001); Team Project (MSP5002); Auto and Component Design (MSP5003); Mechanics of Materials (MSP5005); Engineering Modelling and Analysis (MSP5007). Level 3 Performance Modelling and CFD (MSP6000); Vehicle Dynamics and Advanced Electronics (MSP6001); Individual Automotive Project (MSP6002); Race-Car Design Project (MSP6003); Advanced Materials and Structures (MSP6005); Management in Engineering (MSP6007). Entry requirements 120 UCAS points from least one A2-level (or equivalent) in any subjects. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including mathematics and science. Applications from students with alternative Level 3 qualifications (e.g. City & Guilds) are welcomed. An interview may be used to assess your suitability or entry point onto the programme. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). [-]