Become a work-ready, world-conscious engineer. Experience hands-on learning and prepare to make your impact with our BEng Integrated Engineering degree.

Modelled on some of the best engineering universities in the world, this degree has been designed with input from leading industry engineers and created in collaboration with students. 

Work on real-world challenges throughout every module, network with your future employers and enjoy an immersive hands-on learning experience.  

Over 80 industry partners span local, national and global organisations including JCB, Balfour Beatty, Schaeffler, Wye Valley NHS Trust, Octopus Energy and Welsh Water. Graduate ready to make a difference to our world in a rewarding career.

Plus engineering graduates are in high demand. Some 54% of engineering employers report a technical skills gap in the external labour market (IET Skills Survey 2023). Join us now to prepare for your future. 

This BEng degree has been designed to satisfy the necessary educational standards for the award of bachelor's (honours) degrees, accredited as partially meeting the underpinning knowledge and understanding requirement for CEng registration by meeting the requirements of the Engineering Council Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes.

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At a glance

  • Course duration: 3 years / 4 years with Foundation Year
  • Full-time or part-time: Full-time
  • Location: NMITE Blackfriars and Skylon campuses, Hereford
  • Level of study: Undergraduate
  • Typical offer: 112-128 tariff points / see entry requirements section for Foundation Year
  • UCAS code: 6U01 / F6U1 (with Foundation Year) 
  • Enrolment year: 2024 and 2025
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Real-world learning

Hands-on experience from day one with real employers, solving real problems

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No traditional exams

Instead, benefit from your personal learning portfolio that will live on for life

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High contact time

Make the most of lots of academic contact time, with evenings and weekends free

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All applications are welcome

There's no need for maths or physics at A-level - we’ll teach you what you need to know!

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A laptop for every student

Inclusive of all the hardware, software and IT support you need for your studies

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Hands-on, learning by doing

 Learn in small student teams - no traditional lecture theatres in sight

Creating a better world

As an NMITE student you’ll work on real-world problems; problems that require sustainable solutions. You’ll strategise. You’ll deliver. You’ll develop the skills you need to preserve our precious planet. Sustainability is woven through every fibre of our engineering and technology construction degrees.

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Over 80 industry partners

Prepare for your career. Choose an NMITE degree, designed in collaboration with industry partners, with real-world projects in every module and visiting industry professionals. Our students collaborate with local, national and global brands across different sectors including JCB, Balfour Beatty, Schaeffler, Wye Valley NHS Trust, Octopus Energy and Welsh Water.

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Course information

Discover all you need to know about this degree.


  • Develop hands-on, practical skills, learning from experienced academics and employers on this unique BEng degree. 
  • Benefit from significant involvement with commercial partners, clearly differentiating NMITE's approach from other engineering courses in the UK. 
  • Gain the ability to integrate, synthesise and apply knowledge, underpinned by social and ethical responsibilities. 
  • Identify important problems that need solving and find creative solutions to society’s challenges. 
  • Designed to satisfy the necessary educational standards for the award of Bachelor's (Hons) degrees, accredited as partially meeting the underpinning knowledge and understanding requirement for CEng registration by meeting the requirements of the Engineering Council Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes.
  • Easily access support, whenever needed, from your personal tutor, our Academic Skills and Knowhow Centre and Student Services. 
  • The optional Foundation Year has been designed for those who don’t meet the entry requirements of this degree. On successful completion, students will be able to progress directly onto year one of the degree.  


At NMITE, we boost your employability through immersive, employer-engaged learning, developing your expertise, contextual understanding, work experience, employability skills and perspective. 

We prepare you for the engineering industry, which desperately needs graduates with subject knowledge and excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to apply these skills to real-world environments.  

Your degree 

The industry focus of this degree is distinctive - we integrate commercial partners into every stage of your learning. Our unique model of learning will see you explore real-world challenges, bringing you into contact with employers of varying sizes, to work on projects from a multitude of sectors. These will include security, health, energy, sustainability, food production and infrastructure.

Your learning will take place in partnership with industry, guaranteeing that it’s not only up to date but reflects a real engineering environment. Your interaction with our many partners will allow you to build an extensive network and demonstrate your engineering ability to a wide range of future employers. 

Your career 

This degree will equip you with the expertise and experience to make a real impact in a broad range of engineering sectors, including energy, utilities, defence, transport, manufacturing, consulting and SMEs.  

Graduates will be equipped for a range of roles, including design/R&D engineer, technology consulting engineer, quality/compliance engineer, and manufacturing/automation engineer. You may also progress onto further study, such as a specialised MSc. 

Did you know? 

The average salary for a graduate engineer in the UK is pretty impressive, currently sitting at £34,128 per year (Glassdoor, 2023). Start your NMITE training now. 

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from students from all backgrounds. 

BEng (Hons) Integrated Engineering  

  • Either: 112-128 UCAS points or equivalent 
  • Or: evidence of prior learning through alternative employment and education pathways 
  • GCSE Maths and English should be Grade 5 or above
  • Students whose first language is not English are required to have IELTS grade 7 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component or an alternative qualification

BEng (Hons) Integrated Engineering with Foundation Year 

  • Either: two A-levels in any subject and at any pass grade (or equivalent qualifications such as a BTEC National Diploma or Level 3 Apprenticeship) 
  • Or: demonstrable experience, interest in and flair for your chosen subject 
  • GCSE English and Maths at Grade 4 or above
  • Students must be at least 18 years of age by the time the course begins 
  • Students whose first language is not English should evidence IELTS grade 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component or an alternative acceptable qualification

Discover more about our admissions process via the link below.

How you'll study and timetables

Optional Foundation Year

If you didn’t get the A-level results you were hoping for, are thinking of a career change, or if you did not follow traditional routes into higher education, then starting your studies with a Foundation Year may be the right choice for you. You'll develop the key transferable skills and subject-specific knowledge needed to continue into the full BEng degree. 

Level 4 (Year one) 

You'll be introduced to the fundamentals of engineering through challenge-based learning, beginning your journey with an orientation into the engineering profession and practice. You'll work in teams to analyse standard problems in a multi - and interdisciplinary way. You'll undertake focused activities to evaluate, interpret and present data in a clear and compelling way. 

Throughout the year you'll develop independent learning and team-building skills, with an emphasis on project management and communication (including rhetoric, effective writing, and deep and critical reading). Industry-focused communication assessment methods are included in those modules that have been created to instigate the development of the behavioural practices of an industry-ready graduate (the future you!) 

Level 5 (Year two) 

During this year you’ll develop more extensive knowledge and understanding of the core areas of engineering with, where appropriate, support in mathematics and sciences (we'll get you up to speed with exactly what you need to know). 

You'll begin Level 5 with a synoptic challenge that provides an opportunity to understand engineering in a social/community context, and to draw across all engineering learning from Level 4 to create value in that context.  

Level 6 (Year three) 

By the end of Level 6 you can expect to be self-motivated, efficient and organised in independent learning. Level 6 begins with a closer examination of formal project management approaches (People and Projects in Engineering), moves through two integrative engineering projects (Data-driven Engineering and Manufacturing as Integrated Engineering) before concluding with an individual project. 

Assessment methods at this stage are designed to include a combination of both academic and industrially focused formats. Focus will be given to assessing the development and attainment of the knowledge and understanding necessary to apply technology to engineering problems and processes, and to maintain and manage current technology (essentially we teach you the what, why and how!) 

Finally, you'll be required to undertake an individual Bachelor’s Engineering Project where you'll develop technical and professional skills. 

Learning timetable 

Learning takes place within the hours of 9-5, Monday-Friday. Your own time is just that, undisturbed for you to enjoy. 

Academic calendar 

View term dates via the link below.

The NMITE Difference

We’re a growing revolution and UK breakthrough in university education. Our degrees have been purposefully designed, from conception to creation, to be different. The difference? Preparing you to be confident, skilled, world-conscious, and outstandingly employable.  

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Below you'll find a list of compulsory modules for this course, each including project work with employers. There are no optional modules available. The course is taught one module (30 credits) at a time, with each module taught in an 8-week block. An academic year comprises four modules studied in eight weeks, totalling 32 taught weeks. 

Optional Foundation Year

  • Creativity and Fundamental Engineering Skills - Explore the range of technical and non-technical skills required within engineering and technology including laws of physics, principles mathematics, and communication, collaboration and digital skills.  
  • Engineered Structures and Mechanisms - Investigate different types of engineered objects and how they work. You'll carry out tests, and work with models of real structures and moving artefacts such as buildings and transport. 
  • Engineering and Technology as Problem-solving - Develop your understanding of how engineering and technology fit within a wider societal context, through the solving of a systems-based problem that would pose real-world repercussions. Along the way, you'll further develop your skills in maths, modelling, producing graphs and using digital tools. 
  • Engineering and Technology Project - Apply your learning across the year to an individual project, finding out about various engineering and technology disciplines and the roles they play in different industries and business sectors, and considering your own future career options 

Level 4

  • The 21st-Century Engineer - Start your study by building a physical and digital artefact. Along the way, you'll be introduced to the different disciplines of engineering, the influential role of the engineer in society, and the responsibilities we carry as professional engineers.   
  • Thermodynamics & Fluids - Here, you will analyse and improve a fluid flow system. You'll combine observation, an awareness of how energy is converted to be put to work, and a knowledge of thermodynamics and fluid dynamics, phenomena that underpin the engineer's understanding of how fluids and gases move in engineered and natural systems. 
  • Statics and Dynamics of Simple Mechanisms - You will design and validate a single-element mechanism under a straightforward load case. This includes consideration of static and dynamic behaviour, properties and selection of material(s), and awareness of material treatments.  
  • Fundamentals of Analogue and Digital Circuits - You will specify and build an open loop control system that meets the needs of a given application. You will be able to differentiate between analogue and digital electronics approaches, and apply circuit theory, circuit laws and principles of digital logic. 

Level 5

  • Creating Social Value through Engineering - This is your opportunity to integrate your skills and knowledge from Level 4 to work on a community-based project that creates social value. You'll develop key mindsets relating to stakeholders, equity, inclusive design, prototyping, and new product development, as well as learning some basic project management tools.  
  • Energy Engineering - You will propose and specify an energy solution for a specific application. You'll develop and apply your knowledge of thermodynamics including energy/power cycles, heat transfer, and the engineering components and systems that deliver energy.  
  • Statics and Dynamics of Complex Mechanisms - You'll build on your knowledge from level 4 to design and model a more complex (multi-element) structure under differing load cases, including selection of appropriate material(s) from a wider, more specialist range. You will address more complex structures and load cases and explore the advantages of multi-component materials. 
  • Control and Instrumentation - You will monitor and model a predictable (LTI) closed-loop control system. To achieve this you'll develop and apply an understanding of open- and closed-loop systems, feedback system design, control system performance and analysis and modelling approaches. 

Level 6

  • People and Projects in Engineering - You'll deliver an engineering project which you will design, plan and execute. You'll explore the project lifecycle as a way of understanding and breaking down projects, and you'll learn to use a range of tools to work within and manage projects effectively. 
  • Data-Driven Engineering - In this module you will master principles of sampling, design of experiments, and the fundamentals of data science. You'll gather, combine, clean, and manipulate more than one big dataset and present a data analysis that facilitates decision-making in the context of an engineering process or facility.  
  • Manufacturing as Integrated Engineering - This module presents manufacturing as a context in which materials, structures, dynamics, electronic, control, thermodynamics, energy and power can all be observed, and challenges you to identify benefits and strategies for Industry 4.0 approaches. You will draw on an understanding of the manufacturing environment, and the key mindsets that underpin productive manufacturing (including the management of cost, quality, legal responsibilities, workforce, and wellbeing and safety). 
  • Bachelor's Project - This module builds on the knowledge, experience and skills you have gained in the course to date, and allows you to demonstrate your capability in a self-managed innovative project. 

NMITE bursaries and scholarships

We’re dedicated to easing the financial burden for our students through our bursaries and scholarships that don't have to be paid back. Check out what’s on offer to support your NMITE journey. 

Wellbeing and Support at NMITE

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Other handy information

Discover what you need to know about student support, fees and finances, and other handy topics below.

Student support

You’ll be supported fully throughout your time with us (and beyond as you become an NMITE Alumni).  Discover our network of student support and wellbeing services.

Fees and finance

Tuition fees (2024 entry)

  • UK students: £9,000 per year
  • International students: £18,000 per year

NMITE bursaries and scholarships

We know that going to university is a financial commitment. That is why we are dedicated to easing the financial burden for our students through our bursaries and scholarships. We have several financial awards available for future and existing students.


Our student accommodation provides luxury halls of residence in the heart of Hereford city, a stone’s throw from our campuses. Offering an all-inclusive experience, rooms are fully furnished, ensuite and cleaned weekly. Connect instantly with new friends, joining a ready-made family of like-minded budding student engineers. 

Oh, and accommodation is guaranteed for all first-year students.

Apply today

If you've been searching for an education that can provide you with the industry experience you need to make a difference - you've come to the right place. Real-world problems. Real employers. Real hands-on degrees. Start your NMITE journey today.

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Modern campuses, designed for you

Make the most of two specialist campuses, equipped with interactive learning studios, ergonomically designed to support teamwork and boost communication. Enjoy industry standard workshops, with cutting-edge technologies – all designed with the environment in mind.  

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NMITE Foundation Year

Make the most of a one-year programme, designed to help you develop the expertise you need to progress onto your chosen NMITE degree.