Undergraduate Pathway in Engineering and Robotics

Plymouth University's courses in Engineering and Robotics offer great career prospects because we place a high value on our well-established links with industry. These include committees of prominent industry professionals who guide the content and ensure the relevance of courses, collaborative partnerships for our research and consultancy activities and links made through the optional professional work placements offered to students after second year. The University's close collaboration with industry ensures you will obtain a degree that is designed to meet the needs of employers.
  • Courses awarded 32/32 by Institution of Engineering and Technology.
  • Plymouth University is the UK national Robot football team champion and frequently sponsors its students to attend matches all over the world.
  • Extra contact time with your tutors.
This pathway is specifically designed to allow international students to reach their full potential in pursuit of a Plymouth University Engineering degree. The pathway comprises of modules developed to ensure successful transition from international education systems to the academic structures.

Pathways at Plymouth University

High School

Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2: First Year Degree in Engineering and Robotics Stage 3: Second Year Degree Stage 4: Final Year Degree

£12,500 (two semesters)






Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters


Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September

Stage 1: University Foundation


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  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Numerical Techniques 3

  • Physics 1

  • Physics 2

  • Principles of ICT

  • Programming Techniques

  • Practical Methods in Science and Technology

Stage 2: First Year Degree in Engineering and Robotics


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Stage 3: Second Year Degree


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Stage 4: Final Year Degree


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Please note: First, Second and Final Year modules differ depending on the pathway, you can find out more about them on the Plymouth University website by clicking the links below:

Plymouth University degree pathways

* Extra modules only taught as part of 2 semester foundation only.

Popular Careers

Engineering and Robotics:

Potential careers in: Civil engineering; electrical engineering; mechanical engineering; structural engineering.

Employers of previous Plymouth University graduates have included: Activa; Airbus; BAE Systems; Ferrari; Halcrow; Hyder Consulting; McLaren Automotive; Ministry of Defence; Princess Yachts; Rolls-Royce; Williams Grand Prix Engineering.

Average starting salaries:

According to The Complete University Guide, average graduate starting salaries for Engineering are £27,280.

* This elective will be depending on the specific Engineering programme followed

Those students initially acepted onto a BEng Specialist pathway will be required to achieve a 60% minimum in all subjects to successfully progress, failure to achieve this will result in changing to the BSc alternative pathway