Development of a Collaborative, Distance Learning Based route to BEng/MEng qualification for Engineers in Employment.

This source preferred by Tania Humphries-Smith

Authors: Humphries-Smith, T.M.B.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/21537/

Publisher: National HE STEM Programme Engineering

Place of Publication: http://www.hestem.ac.uk/activity/development-collaborative-distance-learning-based-route-bengmeng-qualifications-engineers

This report presents the development of an integrated programme entitled MEng Engineering that will provide an opportunity for engineers already in the workforce to engage with upskilling that can lead to their gaining professional recognition. Progression will be provided directly from level HNC/HND/FdSc qualifications for engineers already in employment to gain BEng and MEng qualifications by part time distance learning mode. The programme will be jointly delivered by BU and BPC, the award will be a BU award. The programme will be delivered in 2-6 years depending upon entry and exit points and amount of credits studied in an academic year. The programme has been developed through close discussion with various employer representatives.

It is the intention that the programme will be submitted to the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) for Engineering Council accreditation for the academic requirements of IEng/CEng as appropriate to level.

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