King's College London
General Engineering BEng (Hons)
King's College London

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 20 graduates of General Engineering BEng (Hons) at King's College London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Engineering (Non-Specific).

Overall student satisfaction
69 /100
20 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Engineering

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Engineering (Non-Specific) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £32000 £32000 £37000
25-75 percentile range £30000 - £35000 £21500 - £35500 £26500 - £43500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £33003 £35380 £40536
25-75 percentile range £27415 - £38863 £27710 - £44237 £31831 - £51154

Course Description

Our General Engineering degree builds a strong foundation in the fundamentals of Engineering, with a focus on areas key for the addressing the challenges of 21st Century. Experimental and practical skills are developed in tandem with mathematical Our General Engineering course will give you a holistic understanding of real-world engineering. You’ll be working in teams, taking on some of the world’s most complex problems. You'll develop your experimental and practical skills as well as mathematical and analytical approaches. Your communication, negotiation and practical skills will be developed through project-based learning. All to get you ready for your career in modern engineering.

Module themes include sustainability, systems thinking, modelling and simulation, software and programming, engineering design and management and entrepreneurship. In your final year, you’ll complete a substantial individual project.

Key benefits

  • You'll build your future workplace skills with collaborative project work from the first term.
  • Topics are wide-ranging including robotics, mechatronics, sustainability, electrical engineering, mechanics, materials and manufacturing, and thermo-fluids.
  • You’ll be taught by world-class academics with diverse specialisms.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of General Engineering BEng (Hons) at King's College London

65% Elementary occupations
10% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5%

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

Including one in a relevant subject/science (80 UCAS tariff points)

31-30 overall or 665-655 in 3 HL subjects.

Required subjects: Mathematics.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic)

6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill

PTE Academic

62 overall with a minimum of 59 in each skill

TOEFL (iBT)

92 overall with 23 in writing and 20 in the other skills

Cambridge English Advanced

176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill

Cambridge English Proficiency

176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill

Trinity ISE

Level III (ISEIII) with pass in each skill

Institution's Own Test

Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 6.5

IELTS (Academic)

7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill

PTE Academic

69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill

TOEFL (iBT)

100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills

Cambridge English Advanced

185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill

Cambridge English Proficiency

185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill

Trinity ISE

Level III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill

Institution's Own Test

Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

IELTS (Academic)

7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill

PTE Academic

69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill

TOEFL (iBT)

100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills

Cambridge English Advanced

185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill

Cambridge English Proficiency

185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill

Trinity ISE

Level III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill

Institution's Own Test

Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study General Engineering, BEng (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees General Engineering BEng (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1

Additional fee information

The fees stated are for entry in the forthcoming September. If you are applying for deferred entry, to commence the following September, fees may be subject to change.

All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.

Average student cost of living in London

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.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of King's College London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of King's College London in related subject specific rankings.

Engineering

    • #20 
    • #319 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

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About King's College London

King’s College London (KCL) was established in 1892 and is located in the very centre of London. International students can start by taking KCL’s International Foundation, a one-year course intended to improve your knowledge on a particular subject while bringing your English to a level where you’re comfortable studying and communicating. The famous city of London offers innumerable advantages to young students, including myriad work opportunities, reliable and extensive public transport, and abundant entertainment options.

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Student composition of King's College London

undergraduates:
22110
postgraduates:
13810
Total:
35920
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