Anglia Ruskin University
Manufacturing Engineering BEng (Hons)
Anglia Ruskin University

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

Learn how to succeed as an engineer by developing essential theoretical and practical knowledge and skills, with our part-time Manufacturing Engineering degree in Peterborough.

Our part-time Manufacturing Engineering degree is a flexible way to acquire technical proficiency in manufacturing engineering.

It will suit you if you already have relevant work experience and want to develop your skills, or if you’re thinking of pursuing a career in engineering.

As a student at ARU Peterborough, you’ll master the fundamentals and technical concepts that underpin manufacturing engineering, and work with a local company on a real-life engineering issue. What’s more, you can attain a full honours degree while you work.

From day one, you’ll get hands-on with practical activities in our specialist workshops. But you’ll also hone your understanding of the theory behind the practice, as well as your creative problem-solving skills.

In your final year, you’ll undertake an individual project, where you’ll work directly with employers in the region’s manufacturing sector to tackle a genuine engineering problem.

If you’re already working in the industry, our BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering course will help you develop skills in product design and manufacture and achieve your goals in this sector.

Meanwhile, if you’re thinking of pursuing a career in manufacturing, this is a chance to acquire the theoretical and practical skills you need to succeed. You’ll engage with professionals and industry stakeholders and get a real feel for the workplace.

This is a new course starting in September 2022 and is subject to validation.

Assessment is done on an ongoing basis and includes a combination of coursework, presentations, reports and some exams or in-class tests. You will receive structured, insightful feedback throughout your degree course.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).

Qualification requirements

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 4.5
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 5.5
    • Foundation Law
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 7.0
    • Graduate Degrees Law
    • 5.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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What students say about studying Manufacturing Engineering in the UK?

  • Manufacturing Engineering: Student Experience
  • Manufacturing Engineering: Meet Anna
  • An Introduction to Manufacturing Engineering
  • What do Manufacturing Engineers do?
  • A Day in the Life | Manufacturing Engineer
  • What is Manufacturing Engineering?

About Anglia Ruskin University

Founded in 1858, Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is located in Cambridge, England, just a 15-minute walk from the City Centre. This university offers an extensive catalogue of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, as well as 8 student housing options at distinct price points. Cambridge is famous for being a student city, and those at ARU can benefit from that by mixing with those students working at the numerous universities throughout the city.

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Where is this programme taught

ARU Peterborough
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