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UCAS CODE HH3P
Our renewable and sustainable engineering degree tackles some of the biggest challenges facing mankind today - affordable energy, climate change, energy security and pollution control.From studying the foundation year, learners will be able to develop with knowledge, understanding and skills of Engineering-based disciplines and their applications which help learners prepare for further years of study and success in engineering degree. For students wanting to be at the forefront of new
Our renewable and sustainable engineering degree tackles some of the biggest challenges facing mankind today - affordable energy, climate change, energy security and pollution control.From studying the foundation year, learners will be able to develop with knowledge, understanding and skills of Engineering-based disciplines and their applications which help learners prepare for further years of study and success in engineering degree. For students wanting to be at the forefront of new engineering and cost-effective solutions that will help satisfy the need for renewable energy, this degree could be your next step.Developed by research-active staff with strong professional and academic experience, the course focuses on providing students with the skills and experience needed for careers, working with and developing innovative technologies in a variety of sectors, including renewable energy, sustainable technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business and many more.Numerous case studies and field visits throughout the course, give the degree real-world context. Previous visits have included trips to Electric Mountain (hydro scheme), Wind and Solar farms, Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), photovoltaic manufacturing/ research centres, hydro and biomass plants.Key Course Features:•Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study.•Excellent facilities that include well-equipped computer-aided design laboratories, modern electronics laboratories, specialist manufacturing systems, simulation software, industry-standard instrumentation laboratories, industry specification. Rapid Prototyping facility (fused deposition method) Subsonic wind tunnel laboratory and well-equipped thermo-fluid dynamics lab including a fully operational Pelton wheel and Francis turbine.•Small class sizes allow for strong tutorial and laboratory experiment support and advice.•Dedicated maths support for students.•There are opportunities for industrial visits to local companies, wind farms, biomass plants, Hydro plants and the centre for alternative technology.•You will have access to industry standard software packages such as Altium Designer, Multisim, HP VEE, MATLAB & Simulink, Abaqus, AutoCAD, Fluent, Pro Engineer, SolidWorks.
There might be a part-time course available for this subject, we are waiting for data from our partner UCAS.
Our general entry requirement for the foundation year is 48 UCAS tariff points but all applications are considered individually and we consider work experience, vocational training/qualifications as well as motivation and potential to succeed. The programme welcomes applications from anyone who can demonstrate a commitment to the subject and the potential to complete their chosen programme successfully. This can be established by showing appropriate academic achievements or by demonstrating that they possess the knowledge and ability equivalent to the academic qualifications.
48 UCAS Tariff points
Accepted alongside A-Levels as part of overall 48 UCAS Tariff requirement.
48 UCAS Tariff points
Accepted as part of overall 48 UCAS Tariff requirement.
48 UCAS Tariff points from International Baccalaureate Certificates
48 UCAS Tariff points
Accepted alongside Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level as part of overall 48 UCAS Tariff requirement.
Located five minutes from the centre of Wrexham, north Wales’ largest town, Wrexham Glyndwr University merges modern facilities with beautiful grade II–listed buildings. The majority of services, including accommodation are centrally based on the Wrexham campus. In addition to the main campus in Wrexham there is a dedicated rural campus in Northop specialising in animal sciences and environmental courses and a specialist opto-electronics research facility in St Asaph.
The university recently launched its £60m Campus 2025 estates project, the university’s strategy to significantly update and modernise its campuses with plans to remodel and redevelop our sites into contemporary and attractive learning environments for the 21st century.