Before registering on this degree, you’ll need to have successfully completed one of the following OU qualifications (or an equivalent qualification from elsewhere) within the last eight years:
- Foundation Degree in Engineering
- Diploma of Higher Education in Engineering
- or Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering/Diploma of Higher Education in Materials Fabrication and Engineering (now unavailable to new students).
Examples of equivalent study might be a relevant engineering-based foundation degree or HND from another institution. To find out if your previous study is eligible, please see our advice sheet.
Early registration is necessary to allow time for the OU to check your previous qualifications and experience. To ensure that everything is assessed in time, you must submit your application and supporting evidence by August 17th to ensure it is assessed prior to the modules starting in October.
Help before you begin
Depending on your existing qualifications and experience, you may need to do some additional preparation before you register.
For advice or information, please speak to an adviser.