This top-up award is suitable for you if you have a HND or foundation degree and wish to develop your award to degree level. It prepares you for a career in an industry where there a demand for engineers with a sound knowledge of engineering applications, as well as people who understand the necessary techniques to develop, test and maintain them. Industry needs specialist graduate engineers capable of applying manufacturing and processing techniques to a range of disciplines. This course is designed to address the skills shortage of manufacture and process engineers. You gain a solid foundation of engineering principles and develop your manufacturing-specific knowledge relevant to industries such as precision engineering, automated manufacture and process manufacturing. Your understanding of core engineering subjects and manufacturing specialisms is also developed. By successfully completing the course, you gain the academic skills needed for initial registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).