Your first year and beyond
All of our undergraduate degrees begin with a common first year, regardless of which discipline you choose.
This learning method provides a fundamental understanding of many aspects of general engineering. You’ll learn about the specialised roles and the ways in which engineering teams collaborate; for example, how they combine their individual talents to achieve a mutual goal.
Your common first year also offers the opportunity to change specialisation if you wish, allowing you to develop an informed choice going into the next stages of study. Please refer to the full list of first year modules below.
What will my workload be like?
Your weekly workload will typically consist of 10 hours of lectures, 6 hours of lab/project work, plus small group tutorials and workshops, a total of 18-20 hours contact time. You will also be expected to commit a similar number of hours to your own private studies, preparation of coursework, etc.