BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering

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Learn how to succeed as an engineer by developing essential theoretical and practical knowledge and skills, with our part-time Manufacturing Engineering degree in Peterborough.

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Our part-time Manufacturing Engineering degree is a flexible way to acquire technical proficiency in manufacturing engineering.

It will suit you if you already have relevant work experience and want to develop your skills, or if you’re thinking of pursuing a career in engineering.

As a student at ARU Peterborough, you’ll master the fundamentals and technical concepts that underpin manufacturing engineering, and work with a local company on a real-life engineering issue. What’s more, you can attain a full honours degree while you work.

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As a BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering graduate, you’ll be well-equipped to progress into positions of responsibility, or further programmes of specialised study or research.

Manufacturing engineers are employed in a wide range of engineering, educational and commercial organisations. They primarily support the activities involved in bringing design programmes into manufacture.

As a BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering graduate, you’re likely to find yourself working closely with other engineers, functions, and managers. Your advanced manufacturing and project management skills will be pivotal to the launch planning and smooth delivery of exciting new products, on time, on cost and to the right quality.

We work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need. They help us review what we teach and how we teach it – and they can offer hands-on, practical opportunities to learn such as work-based projects or internships.

Our free Employability Service will help you take practical steps to follow your chosen career path, secure jobs, and work experience, or even start your own business.

Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us. You might decide to stay at ARU with postgraduate courses on the horizon for ARU Peterborough. You could also study for a Masters such as MSc Engineering Management at ARU in Chelmsford.

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To help you stand out when competing for a job after you graduate, we've developed the ARU Graduate Capitals. This is a set of six attributes, valued by employers and industry, that we integrate into our courses and help you develop, so you’ll have life-long career-skills.

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