The entry requirements will typically be a minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree in STEM related disciplines.
Months of entry
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The University of Hertfordshire offers graduates from non-engineering disciplines to enter the engineering professions through conversion courses. Our conversion Engineering Masters programme is for graduates in STEM and far STEM subjects including Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Food Science and other related fields.
The programme offers the following awards:
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The aim of the programme is to equip non-engineering graduates with a STEM background to meet the demands of today's highly competitive industrial environment. On completion of these courses you acquire an Engineering qualification with a focus on one from the five speciality awards listed below.
There will be separate entry routes for those transitioning from ‘Near STEM’ and ‘Far STEM’ disciplines.
Near STEM route
The near STEM route is for admission of mathematics, physics, astrophysics or other relevant first degree candidates and whose programme would have made extensive use of applied mathematics to design and explain engineering and/or scientific concepts. After accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) at Level 5, you will spend three semesters studying towards a General Engineering Transition Masters with the opportunity to specialise in the above options at Level 6 and/or 7.
Far STEM route
The far STEM route is for chemistry, biotechnology, biochemistry, food science or similar first degrees where statistical analysis was a dominant feature of their analytical studies. You will spend four semesters studying towards a General Engineering Transition Masters, studying appropriate Level 5 modules in the first semester then joining the Near STEM cohort, again with the opportunity to specialise in the above options at L6 or L7.7.
Fees and funding
Scholarships are available, for further information contact Susan Murray on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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