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Design & Engineering

With access to facilities that include electronics labs, a heat and thermofluids lab, a materials, stress and dynamics lab, prototyping workshops and a rapid prototyping facility, these courses offer everything you need to bring your own designs to life.

Design & Engineering courses

New A-level grades

Following the recent government announcement that A-level students will now receive Centre Assessed Grades – grades awarded based on teacher assessment – as their final result, we are still making offers for 2020 entry subject to availability.

We can appreciate that this a hugely unsettling time for those entering university this year. We are doing everything we can to assist those wishing to join us this September. If your circumstances have changed as a result of Centre Assessed Grading, or you’ve applied but did not receive a place with us based on your previous grades, please contact us today. You can learn more about our admissions position via our Centre Assessed Grades FAQs

Call +44(0)1202 966777 to talk to us about places in Clearing or apply online now.

Why study Design & Engineering at BU?

  • Study within an experienced and reputable department – BU has been teaching design and engineering courses for more than 25 years
  • Relevant courses are accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED), the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Engineering Council, ensuring you graduate with relevant and sought-after skills
  • Our courses have consistently high employment rates, so you know that what you learn in your lectures will have real-world applications and will serve you well once you enter the workplace
  • Gain industry experience on an optional placement – among the companies our students have worked for on placement are Jaguar Land Rover, Kondor, GE, Anglepoise, Princess Yachts and Disney
  • Exhibit at the Festival of Design & Engineering as a final year student – an opportunity to showcase your work and engage with potential employers
  • Follow in the footsteps of BU graduates who have launched life-changing products in areas such as healthcare and flood defence, as well as those that have gone on to work for the likes of Lush and Dyson.

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