Engineering Design Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Liverpool 93% 5% 0% £11350 £25050 148 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 83% 0% 0% £13500 £27000 163 Manchester On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 83% 0% 0% £11900 £26500 163 Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 79% 6% 0% £7900 £16000 104 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 79% 6% 0% £9250 £26000 104 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 79% 6% 0% - £18000 104 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Kingston University 79% 6% 0% £5291 £8470 104 Kingston upon Thames On campus Part-time
Brunel University 79% 6% 0% £9650 £19855 104 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Glasgow School of Art 79% 6% 0% £7920 £19980 104 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 93% 0% 0% £9250 £25700 166 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 81% 0% 2% £9250 £35100 183 London On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 96% 0% 0% £9250 £24700 196 Bristol On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 93% 0% 0% £9250 £25700 166 Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 92% 1% 6% £9250 £22400 210 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 87% 5% 6% £9250 £22400 190 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 67% 1% 11% £9250 £14000 146 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 65% 0% 5% £9250 £16500 122 Poole On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 65% 0% 5% £9250 £14000 122 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 65% 0% 5% £9250 £14500 122 Chichester On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 73% 0% 0% £9250 £16100 143 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 65% 0% 5% £9250 £16500 122 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 79% 4% 11% £9250 £16000 112 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of East London 77% 5% 15% £9250 £13500 98 London On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 85% 2% 3% £9250 £20750 153 Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 71% 0% 0% £27750 £95800 183 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 64% 2% 5% £9250 £13842 101 Brighton On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 62% 10% 5% £9250 £14000 91 London On campus Full-time
Aston University 64% 3% 5% £9250 £20200 146 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 71% 10% 5% £9250 £14000 98 London On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 67% 0% 0% £27750 £84080 200 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 62% 10% 5% £9250 £14000 91 London On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 75% 1% 15% £9250 £21400 147 Belfast On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 63% 10% 5% £9250 £15500 108 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 64% 2% 5% £9250 £13842 101 Brighton On campus Full-time
Robert Gordon University 79% 4% 10% £6750 £16650 £17150 130 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 83% 0% 0% - - 163 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 83% 0% 0% - - 163 Poole On campus Part-time
University of Greenwich 79% 6% 0% - - 104 London On campus Part-time
The University of Sheffield 79% 6% 0% - - 104 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 76% 0% 12% - - 129 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 90 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Bath 94% 2% 0% - - 191 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 89% 2% 0% - - 144 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Bath 89% 2% 2% - - 187 Bath On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 87% 5% 6% £6300 - 190 High Wycombe On campus Part-time
University of Portsmouth 87% 5% 6% - - 190 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 67% 1% 11% - - 146 Manchester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 67% 1% 11% - - 146 Manchester On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 79% 4% 11% - - 112 Wrexham On campus Part-time
Northumbria University 77% 5% 15% - - 98 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 89% 2% 0% - - 144 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 63% 10% 5% £7570 - 108 Oxford On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 83% 5% 2% £9250 - 164 Loughborough On campus Full-time
The Engineering & Design Institute London -TEDI-London - - - £9000 - - London On campus Full-time
Northumbria University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 90 Canterbury On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
89 /100
3564 students of Engineering Design in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Engineering Design

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £31712 £35118 £39811
25-75 percentile range £26657 - £38530 £27413 - £43748 £31594 - £50120

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29453 £36103 £41363
25-75 percentile range £27034 - £34339 £29302 - £46221 £32895 - £55420

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Engineering Design

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Engineering Design who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Engineering Design

  • Aerospace and Automotive industries
  • Computing and Software development
  • Construction and Building services
  • Design and Engineering consultancies
  • Energy Utilities
  • Government Agencies and Local Authorities
  • Hospitals and Educational institutions
  • Industrial and Domestic Product Manufacturers - Retailers
  • Medical engineering
  • Process industries
  • Oil and gas industries
  • Transport and highways industries
  • Water treatment services

Specialisations within Engineering Design

  • Advanced Materials and Healthcare Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Machines and Equipment Design
  • Transportation Design
  • International Design Engineer
  • Automobile Design

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Engineering Design who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Engineering Design (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Engineering Design at Bournemouth University

45% Engineering professionals
15% Administrative occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Engineering Design in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Engineering Design

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Engineering Design studies:
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Engineering (Honours) - MEng (Hons)
  • Master of Engineering - MEng
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BEng (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Bachelor of Engineering - BEng

Engineering Design with Study in Industry at University of Bristol received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 96 out of 100 among 24 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Engineering Design was £31712 15 months after graduation, £35118 3 years after graduation and £39811 5 years after graduation.