Taught course


Open University · Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Entry requirements

You should normally hold a UK honours degree (or equivalent) in a subject with a high mathematics content.

Months of entry

May, November

Course content

This flexible diploma enables you to combine modules from engineering analysis and technology management to shape a qualification that suits your career aspirations. You’ll broaden and deepen your understanding of professional engineering, and work collaboratively on a project module. The diploma also provides a route to a masters-level engineering qualification, and can help you progress towards Chartered Engineer registration.

Key features of the course

  • Develops advanced engineering, project management, communication and teamwork skills
  • Includes group project work with other students (usually at a residential school)
  • The opportunity to top up to the MSc in Engineering in just one more year

Information for international students

This qualification can be studied from anywhere in the world.

Fees and funding

For more information about fees and funding, please visit The Open University website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

The Open University
0300 303 5303