This integrated masters degree combines undergraduate and postgraduate study, and we've designed the learning outcomes to fulfil the educational requirements for Chartered Engineer status. The course covers the techniques, concepts and knowledge required by professional engineers. You'll begin by exploring the fundamentals of this creative and analytical subject - using a range of methods underpinned by science and mathematics. Later you'll choose one of six areas in which to specialise. You'll get to work on real-life projects and team up with other students at residential schools to create innovative solutions to challenging problems.
This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:
- Knowledge and understanding
- Cognitive skills
- Practical and professional skills
- Key skills
The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment - which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; elearning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.