BEng (Hons) Professional Engineering (Power Systems)

Aston University
Em Birmingham (Reino Unido)

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  • Birmingham (Reino Unido)
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Aston University recognises that there is a skills shortage in the Power Systems sector and, working alongside major players in the industry, has introduced a range of foundation degrees. In order to support career progression along the employment ladder and open up new opportunities at technical and managerial level, the BEng Professional Engineering (Power Systems) has been developed.
The course provides the advanced engineering knowledge and understanding needed to qualify for incorporated engineer (IEng) status

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Requisitos: Why choose this course? Work-based distance learning with limited visits to campus Progress towards related professional institution's membership (IEng) Modular delivery in the workplace within the UK. Provides 120 credits to progress a FD qualification to a BEng in Professional Engineering Route to progression on to Aston’s MSc Professional Engineering work-based distance learning programme Significant employer engagement


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Course Outline:
The Professional Engineering (Power Systems) course is a progression pathway with 120 credits weighting, designed to give a route from foundation degrees to a BEng/BSc. It is offered to those who hold 240 credits from Aston Foundation Degree (or equivalent) in power engineering or other related topic. The course provides the advanced engineering knowledge and understanding needed to qualify for incorporated engineer (IEng) status, and helps with building the range of practical competences also needed for IEng.

The programme has six modules. There are four technical modules each worth 20 credits, a professional development audit module worth 10 credits and a work-based project module worth 30 credits.

Between 2 and 3 years Distance Learning

The programme comprises of 6 modules. Students can have a sabbatical for 1 year, can take 3 modules per year to complete the programme in 2 years or 2 modules per year to complete in 3 years.

Location of course:
All learning and teaching is undertaken through Distance Learning using a Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard). You will also be allocated two Supervisor who will visit you in the workplace to help guide you through your studies.  There will be a requirement to attend Aston University for an induction, to sit examinations and attend optional short tutorials.  Any attendance at the University is usually arranged on Saturdays.  

Entry requirement:
A Foundation Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline.  Applicants must be in full time employment and have the support of their employer.  We understand that some engineers may not have completed a Foundation Degree (or equivalent qualification) and therefore do not meet the entry requirements.  However, if you do have at least 180 credits from previous qualifications in a relevant engineering discipline, then we may be able to offer you the opportunity to complete a Portfolio of Evidence.  If the Portfolio is successfully completed, then you will be offered a place on this Bachelors programme.  For further information please email

Tuition fees:
£9,000 (2016/17) (Home/EU) paid either in full or by instalments depending on the delivery period selected.
£16,850 (2016/17) (Outside/EU)