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The Open University. Study Engineering A Different Way Les Johnstone. The Open University. Established more than 30 years Currently >150000 students Regional Presence in Leeds Local Study Centres Student Groups have local tutors. Degrees Offered. BSc BSc (Hons) Technology

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The open university

The Open University

Study Engineering

A Different Way

Les Johnstone


The open university1

The Open University

  • Established more than 30 years

  • Currently >150000 students

  • Regional Presence in Leeds

  • Local Study Centres

  • Student Groups have local tutors


Degrees offered

Degrees Offered

  • BSc

  • BSc (Hons) Technology

  • BSc (Hons) ICT

  • B.Eng

  • M.Eng

  • MSc Technology Management

  • MSc Computing for Commerce & Industry


Benefits of ou study

Benefits of OU Study

  • Combine work and study

  • Combine with family life

  • Combine with training programmes

  • Meet complex work patterns

  • Accessible anywhere in the world

  • Develops self reliance and motivation


Course delivery by distance learning

Course Delivery byDistance Learning

  • Hard Copy (texts, CDs, videos etc)

  • Software (appropriate to course)

  • Internet (access to materials, conferences, submission of assignments, course websites)

  • Tutorials (Face to Face, telephone and online)


Assessment criteria

Assessment Criteria

  • Tutor Marked Assignments

  • Computer Marked Assignments

  • Examinations


Ou courses

OU Courses

  • Courses can be 10, 15, 30 or 60 points

  • 30 point courses expect about 7-8 hours per week to study (Full time degree students gain 120 points per year)

  • Typical students study 60 points a year when combined with work or family or circumstances.


Degree structure

Degree Structure

  • BSc needs 300 points

  • BSc (Hons) needs 360 points

  • MEng needs 420 points

  • MSc has a similar structure

  • All Honours Degrees are classified as 1st, 2nd or 3rd Class


Degree profiles themes

Degree Profiles - Themes

  • General Engineering

  • Information & Communications Technologies

  • Environment

  • Design

  • Built Environment

  • Mechanics


Level 1 courses

Level 1 Courses

  • T172 Working with our environment (30 points)

  • T173 Engineering the future (30 points)

  • TXR174 Technology in Action (Residential)(10 points)

  • T175 Networked Living (30 points)

  • T191 Personal & Career Development (15 points)

  • Other Faculty Courses MST121, M150, S103 etc


Level 2 and 3 courses

Level 2 and 3 Courses

  • In excess of 40 Courses available as part of Technology Degree

  • Degree finishes with final year project

  • Specific Degree Profiles for named degrees and for Engineering Council Recognition

  • Hundreds of courses available across other faculties – Languages, Business, Science, Maths, Humanities, Law etc (Bespoke degrees to match employers needs)


Conclusions

Conclusions

  • OU Degrees are a good match to combine study with work and family life

  • The OU Teaching materials are second to none.

  • The successful combination of work and study can make our graduates very employable.


Contact us

Contact us

  • Visit http://engineering.open.ac.uk

  • Phone Leeds Office 01132 451466

  • Email [email protected]

  • General Info visit www.open.ac.uk

  • My email [email protected]


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