BEng General Engineering

Engineering at Leicester has always been taught as a unified subject and all engineering research and teaching staff belong to a single unified department. This gives significant advantages in providing the education of flexible engineering graduates who are familiar with a broad range of topics and techniques in Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical and Software Engineering. While this is an advantage to all our courses it provides a special quality to our general engineering degrees.

These programmes aim to produce engineers for team work in modern industry and in commercial and other professions in which a broad understanding of the subject is paramount.

Students take control, computing, management and other courses from the Electrical and Mechanical degree programmes. These are carefully selected to provide overall coherence and balance, ensuring a good foundation for interdisciplinary projects in a wide range of professions. The general engineering degrees are recommended particularly for students seeking careers in engineering management, and for those wishing to develop careers in similar multidisciplinary areas:

  • Biomedical engineering
  • Engineering consultancy
  • Control engineering
  • Sensors and data processing
  • Patenting
  • Many non-engineering professions

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