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Engineering

Director of Studies    TBC in 2017/18 academic year
Faculty website    http://www.eng.cam.ac.uk
Undergraduate admissions    http://www.cam.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/
Course information    http://www.cam.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/courses/engineering/
Further enquiries    admissions@st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate Study

BA Engineering

 

Course Overview

The Engineering course at the University of Cambridge normally lasts four years and leads to two degrees: BA (with Honours) and MEng. The first two years of the course are essentially the same for all students and aim to give a broad overview of the subject, covering mechanical and structural engineering, as well as materials, electrical and information engineering.

From the third year, the students are required to specialise.

Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET) is offered, in addition to Engineering, as a distinct course. At the end of the third year, the students qualify for a BA (with Honours). However, the programme is designed with a four-year structure leading to a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree. This is the academic qualification which carries with it accreditation by one of the professional engineering institutions as fully satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng). Students leaving after three years (which is extremely rare) would be leaving their professional education unfinished.

 

There is further information about the course on the University and Faculty webpages.

Entry Requirements

All applicants to the BA Engineering Tripos must hold, or be working towards, A Level Mathematics and A Level Physics.  We do not consider Access to HE alone as adequate preparation for this course.

At-Interview Assessment

All applicants for the Engineering Tripos at St Edmund's will be required to take an at interview admissions test.  Further information about this will be provided.  
 
Please note that your performance in the assessment at interview will not be considered in isolation, but will be taken into account alongside the other elements of your application.