The engineering profession spans several industrial sectors across the globe including aerospace, automotive, defence, energy and manufacturing. Skilled engineers continue to be in demand with diverse career opportunities in research and development, design, management or operations. With a global reputation for many of our MSc degree programmes, this course is an ideal stepping-stone to an exciting career in engineering. Start Months: October Full-time/Part-time: Full-time/Part-time School: School of Aerospace, Manufacturing and Transport Systems Theme: Aerospace Entry Requirements: A first or second class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) ideally in a related subject. Other recognised professional qualifications or several years relevant industrial experience may be accepted as equivalent; subject to approval by the Course Director. For further and specific information please visit the course page. English Language: If you are an international student you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved a satisfactory test result in an English qualification. The minimum standard expected from a number of accepted courses are as follows: IELTS - 5.5TOEFL - 72 Pearson PTE Academic - 51Cambridge English Scale - 165Cambridge English: Advanced - CCambridge English: Proficiency - C In addition to these minimum scores you are also expected to achieve a balanced score across all elements of the test. We reserve the right to reject any test score if any one element of the test score is too low. We can only accept tests taken within two years of your registration date (with the exception of Cambridge English tests which have no expiry date). Students requiring a Tier 4 (General) visa must ensure they can meet the English language requirements set out by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and we recommend booking a IELTS for UKVI test. Duration: 10 months Course format: TaughtPre-MastersOverview: This specialist course can be used as a stepping-stone to an exciting career in engineering and will prepare you if you do not meet the pre-requisite entry requirements for many of our MSc courses. It is an intensive, full-time course delivered through a mixture of lectures, practical laboratory sessions and design exercises, over 10 months. Who is it for?: Those who wish to take their career in a new direction and advance their skills in engineering Professionals who have been out of education for some time and wish to get back into the study routine before commencing an MSc programmeGraduates with an undergraduate degree in engineering, physics or mathematics that do not meet our standard entry requirements. Holders of a UK Ordinary/Pass degree (or equivalent for overseas students) who have industrial experience and cannot be admitted directlyOverseas students wishing to enhance their technical English language skills before entering a Cranfield MSc course. Why this course?: The Pre-Master's in Engineering is designed as a bridging programme with the following objectives:To enable direct admission to selected engineering Masters degree courses from Cranfield UniversityTo learn the personal and professional skills needed both for masters-level study and in future career developmentTo refresh and enhance the understanding of engineering related science and mathematics skillsTo understand the methodologies, philosophies and tools used within industry and provide valuable experience of working on open-ended projects.This course can be used for entry into the following MSc courses:Advanced MaterialsAdvanced Mechanical EngineeringAerospace DynamicsAerospace ManufacturingAerospace MaterialsAerospace Vehicle Design (AVD)Air Transport ManagementAirport Planning and ManagementAstronautics and Space EngineeringAutomotive EngineeringAutomotive MechatronicsAutonomous Vehicle Dynamics and ControlBiofuels Process EngineeringCarbon Capture and StorageComputational and Software Techniques in EngineeringComputational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)Design of Rotating MachinesEnergy Systems and Thermal ProcessesEngineering and Management of Manufacturing SystemsFlow Assurance for Oil and Gas ProductionManufacturing Technology and ManagementOffshore and Ocean Technology with Offshore Materials EngineeringOffshore and Ocean Technology with Offshore Renewable EnergyOffshore and Ocean Technology with Pipeline Engineering Offshore and Ocean Technology with Risk ManagementOffshore and Ocean Technology with Subsea EngineeringOperations ExcellenceProcess Systems EngineeringRenewable Energy EngineeringThermal PowerWelding Engineering. Your teaching team: You will be taught by staff with many years of academic and industrial experience from across Cranfield University. Course details:The modules cover many aspects of general engineering applications.The Pre-Masters Course in Engineering is an intensive, full-time course delivered through a mixture of lectures, practical laboratory sessions and design exercises.Individual project:The individual project is comprised of design exercises or a research project related to the chosen MSc course. It aims to enhance research methodology as well as develop engineering knowledge in your chosen field. Project topics are usually chosen in collaboration with the MSc Course Director.Assessment: Taught modules (70%), Individual research project (30%) Your career:Engineers work in a dynamic environment where new technologies, methodologies and processes are being developed. The Pre-Master's in Engineering course covers many aspects of general engineering fields including aerospace, automotive and offshore.After successfully completing this course, you will meet the entry requirements for several of our postgraduate programmes.