Glyndwr University School of Business

Industrial Engineering FdEng

Glyndwr University School of Business
In Wrexham

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Wrexham (Wales)
Start Different dates available
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Wrexham (Wales)
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Why choose this course? This programme is designed to meet the needs of people working in engineering. The course is delivered on a part-time basis in order to fit around employment. Developed with employers from a variety of industries and incorporating work-based modules. You will work with industry standard technology and specialise in your area of interest in one of five pathways:   Automation and Instrumentation Plant Maintenance Mechanical Electrical Mechatronics   Our main focus off this programme is to make learning stimulating, interactive and challenging. This course will ensure that you understand new and emerging technologies while giving you a firm foundation in theory.   You will achieve a foundation degree in only two years. There is an option of a one year top up (level 6) to obtain a BEng (Hons) in Industrial Engineering. This means that the overall cost will be less and you will graduate with a full honours degree in only three years (level 6 top up subject to meeting entry requirements).  

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What you'll learn on the course

Industrial Engineering

Course programme

  • You will be taught by a dedicated teaching team, many with industrial backgrounds.
  • Friendly, open tutors will listen if you need help have a query.
  • Study flexibly on either day release or block release allowing you to fit study around work (check for availability).
  • Excellent links to industry and local businesses.
  • Investment of equipment from major companies and local suppliers.
  • The university invested £500K in engineering equipment in recent years.
  • Use industrial standard equipment in our specialist engineering laboratories.
  • Students will have a mentor regularly visiting the workplace.
  • Subject to chosen pathway, the course leads to IEng (Incorporated Engineer) where either the IET or IMechE are the accrediting bodies.

Year 1 (Level 4)


  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Science A
  • Work Based Investigation and Training*
  • Operations Management*
  • Instrumentation and Process Control

Plus additional modules specific to chosen route:

  • Plant Equipment Fundamentals (Plant Maintenance)
  • Transducers and Materials (Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics)
  • Metrology & CADCAM (Mechanical)
  • Plant Equipment Fundamentals (Mechanical)
  • Digital & Analogue Electronics (Mechatronics)

Year 2 (Level 5)


  • Engineering Science B
  • Diagnostics, Maintenance and Functional Safety
  • Project Management and Presentation Techniques*
  • Project*
  • PACs
  • Industrial Data and Network Design

Plus additional modules specific to chosen route:

  • Applied Engineering (Plant Maintenance)
  • Power, Distribution and System Design (Plant Maintenance)
  • Power, Distribution and System Design (Electrical Engineering)
  • Applied Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Manufacturing, Design and Technology (Mechanical)
  • Mechatronic Systems (Mechatronics)

*work-based modules

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

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