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FAQs

What type of institution is NMITE?

NMITE is a Higher Education Institution in the UK, based in Hereford, registered with the Office for Students. Our registration means that we have met the same rigorous requirements as all other Universities/registered providers, including those of the Quality Assurance Agency, and those of our validating partner, The Open University.

What courses does NMITE offer?

NMITE is currently offering a range of degree courses, including a three-year accelerated Masters’ Degree in Integrated Engineering and a two-year and two month fast track Bachelors' (Hons.) Degree in Integrated Engineering.  You can also choose to study integrated engineering at the pace of a typical degree or study a Foundation Year first. Foundation Years give an opportunity for students to access studying our degrees who may not have the required entry requirements.  You can also study BSc (Hons) Sustainable Built Environment, again with a Foundation Year option. One of the first of its kind in the world -  the programme embodies NMITE’s commitment to sustainable development, a topic of global importance.

NMITE also provides short courses in Timber Technology Engineering Design 1 (TED 1) and Timber Technology Engineering Design 2 (TED 2). Both are delivered in partnership with Timber Development UK and Edinburgh Napier University. 

If you would like to see more information about our courses, click here.

What makes NMITE's degrees different?

NMITE's degree have a unique approach to engineering education based on hands-on learning, collaboration and near-constant access to support when you need it. Find out more about The NMITE Difference.

When are your Open Days?

NMITE opens it's doors regularly for Open days where you can experience a taste of the way we do things here at NMITE.

What are NMITE’s entry requirements?

You can find the specific entry requirements on our course pages below. We welcome applications from both the A-Level (or equivalent qualifications) route, and from those whose background is more work-based/experiential. Find out more about our Application Process.

Fast Track Bachelors' (Hons.) in Integrated Engineering

Accelerated Masters' in Integrated Engineering

Bachelors' (Hons.) in Sustainable Built Environment

Foundation Years

Do I apply to NMITE via UCAS?

You can apply to NMITE via UCAS or via our Direct Application process. Our application and selection process has a two stages which are designed to help you make the most informed choice about whether NMITE is the best 'fit' for you. Please visit NMITE’s Application Process for further information.

What is NMITE’s Recruitment and Selection process?

NMITE’s application process involves two different stages: read more.

What are NMITE’s tuition fees?

You can find the course fees on their relevant course page. You can also find a summary of NMITE's fees and financial support information here.

What student accommodation does NMITE have and how much does it cost?

Accommodation while studying at NMITE is available in a mix of NMITE-approved and private, locally provided options. For NMITE-approved accommodation, your rental fee covers the cost of a single room with en-suite toilet/shower room, access to social and cooking spaces, utility costs, broadband connectivity and basic contents insurance. For further information, please see our Accommodation section. We also recommend that you calculate other costs by using a student cost calculator such as the UCAS Student Budget Calculator or the Which.UK Student Budget Calculator.

Are there bursaries and/or other financial support available?

NMITE is committed to reducing the financial barriers to higher education by offering additional financial support for students. You can find out about our current Scholarships, bursaries and grants here. Please contact the Academic Registrar for further information.

What does a typical year of study look like?

NMITE’s degrees are designed to mimic what work life will be like for you after you graduate.  You’ll learn in various engineering studios and the NMITE Engineering Factory, in most cases, 9-5, Monday-Friday. You and your fellow learner engineers will have external visits with employer partners (most will join you in the studios). Evenings and weekends will normally be your time, and generally no “homework” is assigned.

Who are the Academic Team at NMITE?

NMITE's academics come from a wide variety of backgrounds.  Some are engineering professors, some come from engineering industry, and some come from a wide variety of other specialist professions including economics, geopolitics, culture, technology, ethics, design, the arts, humanities, finance, marketing and business.  All are enthusiastic educators who have a passion for teaching the NMITE way.  Meet the Academic Team here.

What Student Support Services are available?

NMITE’s Student Support Services Team is here to make sure you have the best possible experience whilst studying with us. If you’re considering applying to NMITE, please feel free to contact the Team at any time during your application process if you have questions or need more information about Life @NMITE.

What is it like to live and study in Hereford?

Hereford is a small but mighty city – and quite funky too! Read more here.

I have another question – who can I ask?

You can ask any other question to our enquiries team who are happy to help.
Email: 
information@nmite.ac.uk

You can also use the live chat on our website to ask a question.

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