General Transition Masters in Engineering

Our Transition masters bid to HEFCE last December has been successful and the School of Engineering and Technology is developing its programme.

The programme will offer the following awards:

SubdivisionEntryEntry
MSc Engineering (Aerospace) Far STEM    Near STEM   
MSc Engineering (Automotive) Far STEM  Near STEM
MSc Engineering (Manufacturing) Far STEMNear STEM
MSc Engineering (Mechanical) Far STEMNear STEM
MSc Engineering (Electrical and Electronics) Far STEMNear STEM

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.

Full and part-time

Full and part-time modes of study will be accommodated, alongside existing cohorts and pathways. If you decide to study part-time,you will be expected to study at a slower pace and a reduced rate which will be no less than 50% of the full-time study rate. The part-time student timetable will be organised to include no less than three and no more than four sessions, and not exceeding two days per week.

The University of Hertfordshire is internationally renowned for its links with Business and Industry, which provide a unique platform to both promote this programme and give you access to employment. We are delivery agents for the East of England node of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN-East) and the Hertfordshire Growth Hub (HGH). We are co-located with Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HCCI) and have recently established the Herts Manufacturing & Engineering Group (HMEG) in collaboration with the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) and Hertfordshire LEP.

Please contact The School of Engineering on +44 (0)1707 284800 for further information on our General Transition Masters programme.