Engineering (Dip HE, FD)

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The award
Dip HE, FD

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study

Course starts
February, April, October

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About Engineering at The Open University

If you're working in engineering-related employment at a technical level and would like to boost your career, this qualification can combine academic skills with the needs of your workplace. This course will build on your existing skills and experience to support your professional development plans. It applies the study of engineering fundamentals like design, energy, electronics, manufacturing, materials, mechanics and structural analysis, to the solution of real-life problems. It will also develop your mathematical skills, which are key to successfully studying engineering.

This diploma will be of particular interest to those living and working in Scotland. The same programme of study is also available as the Foundation Degree in Engineering (X11).

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; e-learning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardDip HE, FDHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsFebruary, April, OctoberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

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Costs are paid per unit not per qualification.

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