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General Engineering BEng

UCAS code: H100

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
Duration:
3 years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

Our General Engineering degree builds a strong foundation in the fundamentals of Engineering, with a focus on areas key for the addressing the challenges of 21st Century. Experimental and practical skills are developed in tandem with mathematical Our General Engineering course will give you a holistic understanding of real-world engineering. You’ll be working in teams, taking on some of the world’s most complex problems. You'll develop your experimental and practical skills as well as mathematical and analytical approaches. Your communication, negotiation and practical skills will be developed through project-based learning. All to get you ready for your career in modern engineering. Module themes include sustainability, systems thinking, modelling and simulation, software and programming, engineering design and management and entrepreneurship. In your final year, you’ll complete a substantial individual project.

Key benefits

  • You'll build your future workplace skills with collaborative project work from the first term.
  • Topics are wide-ranging including robotics, mechatronics, sustainability, electrical engineering, mechanics, materials and manufacturing, and thermo-fluids.
  • You’ll be taught by world-class academics with diverse specialisms.
Zara

Academics have been generous in letting me take part in some of their ongoing projects, from developing innovative surgical tools or working with 5G networks.

Zara, Electronic Engineering MEng

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You'll benefit from a course that builds strong foundation in engineering science, mathematics and computing principles, combined with design and entrepreneurial insight. Our course will encourage innovative approaches to problem-solving, including individual and collaborative project work with industry and your fellow students, giving you well-rounded team work, communication and negotiation skills that matter in your future workplace.

Base campuses

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Strand Campus

Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

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Waterloo Campus

Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Subject requirements

Required subjects:
Mathematics or Further Mathematics

A-Levels

Required grades:
AAB

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels.

Including grade A in Mathematics or Further Mathematics

International Baccalaureate

35 points

Including three Higher Level subjects at 665 (including 6HL in either Maths or Further Maths). The total IB point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. Note: IB students studying the new Maths curriculum would be required to study Analysis and Approaches at Higher Level to meet the subject requirement for this programme.

You will also need:

GCSEs: There are no GCSE requirements for this programme.

Alternative accepted qualifications

International applicants

Equivalent International qualifications

Course specific subject requirements are indicated in subject requirements above

English language requirements

To study at King's, it is essential that you can communicate in English effectively in an academic environment. You are usually required to provide certification of your competence in English before starting your studies.

Selection process

Application deadline: January 15th 2021.

Help for international applicants

International Foundation Year

If you don't have a suitable qualification for direct entry to a UK university, we can help with our Foundation year courses.

Pre-sessional courses

If you have an offer from King's, but English isn't your first language, we have courses to help you.

Teaching methods - what to expect

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

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Assessment

  • Written examinations
  • Project reports
  • Coursework
  • laboratory write-ups
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • research project reports

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

Our course will provide you with a broad, versatile, flexible skill base, in high demand from employers, which will allow you to deliver real impact in a broad array of careers, including the tech sector, healthcare, business and government.

King's Careers & Employability Centre and the Department of Engineering run a careers programme for Engineering students, which includes skills sessions and visits from leading employers.

Tuition Fees

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Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Full time tuition fees International:

The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £28,050 per year.

Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • books if you choose to buy your own copies
  • clothing for optional course related events and competitions
  • library fees and fines
  • personal photocopies
  • printing course handouts
  • society membership fees
  • stationery
  • graduation costs
  • travel costs for travel around London and between campuses

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

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You'll benefit from a course that builds strong foundation in engineering science, mathematics and computing principles, combined with design and entrepreneurial insight. Our course will encourage innovative approaches to problem-solving, including individual and collaborative project work with industry and your fellow students, giving you well-rounded team work, communication and negotiation skills that matter in your future workplace.

Base campuses

strand-quad
Strand Campus

Located on the north bank of the River Thames, the Strand Campus houses King's College London's arts and sciences faculties.

waterloo-banner
Waterloo Campus

Waterloo campus is home of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery and facilities for other faculties

Please note that locations are determined by where each module is taught and may vary depending on the modules you study.

Regulating bodies

King's is regulated by the Office for Students

Subject requirements

Required subjects:
Mathematics or Further Mathematics

A-Levels

Required grades:
AAB

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels.

Including grade A in Mathematics or Further Mathematics

International Baccalaureate

35 points

Including three Higher Level subjects at 665 (including 6HL in either Maths or Further Maths). The total IB point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. Note: IB students studying the new Maths curriculum would be required to study Analysis and Approaches at Higher Level to meet the subject requirement for this programme.

You will also need:

GCSEs: There are no GCSE requirements for this programme.

Alternative accepted qualifications

International applicants

Equivalent International qualifications

Course specific subject requirements are indicated in subject requirements above

English language requirements

To study at King's, it is essential that you can communicate in English effectively in an academic environment. You are usually required to provide certification of your competence in English before starting your studies.

Selection process

Application deadline: January 15th 2021.

Help for international applicants

International Foundation Year

If you don't have a suitable qualification for direct entry to a UK university, we can help with our Foundation year courses.

Pre-sessional courses

If you have an offer from King's, but English isn't your first language, we have courses to help you.

Teaching methods - what to expect

Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.

No URL has been set for this Kaltura video

Assessment

  • Written examinations
  • Project reports
  • Coursework
  • laboratory write-ups
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • research project reports

The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.

Structure

Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 360 credits.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates.

Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.

Employability

Our course will provide you with a broad, versatile, flexible skill base, in high demand from employers, which will allow you to deliver real impact in a broad array of careers, including the tech sector, healthcare, business and government.

King's Careers & Employability Centre and the Department of Engineering run a careers programme for Engineering students, which includes skills sessions and visits from leading employers.

Tuition Fees

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Full time tuition fees UK:

The UK tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently £9,250 per year. This is based on the UK Government’s cap.

Full time tuition fees International:

The International tuition fee for the 2021-2022 academic year is £28,050 per year.

Please note that the International tuition fee is subject to annual increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Additional Costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you can also expect to pay for:

  • books if you choose to buy your own copies
  • clothing for optional course related events and competitions
  • library fees and fines
  • personal photocopies
  • printing course handouts
  • society membership fees
  • stationery
  • graduation costs
  • travel costs for travel around London and between campuses

Funding

To find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans, and other financial help available at King's please visit the Fees and Funding section.

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Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
Duration:
3 years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2021
Application deadline:
15 January 2021
Apply via UCAS

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