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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

Why study Design & Engineering at BU?

  • More than 25 years’ experience: Study within an experienced and reputable department – We have been teaching design and engineering courses for more than 25 years
  • Accredited courses: 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
  • Consistently high employment rates: Our courses have consistently high employment rates, so that what you learn in your lectures will have real-world applications and will serve you well once you enter the workplace
  • Optional placements: 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
  • Festival of Design & Engineering: Exhibit at the Festival of Design & Engineering as a final year student – an opportunity to showcase your work and engage with potential employers
  • Graduate success: 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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