DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMME

Our Distance Learning programme is open to anyone who already has bachelor’s level qualification and is looking to meet the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

  • Brunel University, London
  • Open University
  • University of Manchester
  • Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

You will need to complete these modules remotely, which will enable you to demonstrate master’s level learning, while you work towards becoming a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

The table below shows the suite of approved modules from accredited distance learning programmes. For your Further Learning plan, please select a combination of 30 CATS points from the Engineering and Science Deepening list and a combined minimum of 90 CATS points from the Technical and Non-technical lists below.

Links to the full module descriptors are detailed in the lists below. Read them carefully and consider the learning outcomes, costs and enrolment dates before you populate your plan. 

You should consider a combination that complements each other and your own career path. The module selection can be from any of the universities listed below. Please contact the university direct to discuss the module before including it within your plan. Enrolment dates, fees and any pre-requisites onto a module must be discussed directly with the university.

Only the modules in the table below can be used on the approved route application form.

 

How to apply

You will need to complete the Approved Distance Learning Application Form and read the CEng Further learning guidance before you complete your plan.

Need some help?

Contact our Further learning team if you have any questions about Distance Learning.


Approved modules

Engineering & Science Deepening

University
Module Title
Module Code
Credit
Brunel
University
Energy Conversion Technologies ME5506
15More
information
Brunel
University
Renewable Energy Technologies I - Solar Thermal and Electricity Systems ME556715 More
information
Brunel
University
Renewable Energy Technologies II - Wind, Tidal, Wave, Hydroelectricity ME556815More
information
Brunel
University
Renewable Energy Technologies III - Geothermal, Biomass, HydrogenME556915More
information
Brunel
University

Acoustics, Fire, Lifts and Drainage

Cannot be double counted if chosen in Technical Broadening section

ME5509 15
More
information
University of
Manchester
Machine Vibration-based Conditioned MonitoringMECH6804115More
information
University of
Manchester
Design for Reliability and Asset Management
MECH6805115More
information
Open
University
Nonlinear ordinary differential equations

This module requires earlier math modules to be taken as an entry qualification. Restriction in place to stop 2 mathematical modules to be taken to fulfill the E&S

M82130More
information

Open
University
Advanced mathematical
methods

This module requires earlier math modules to be taken as an entry qualification, one of which is M821 above. Restriction would be to have another non mathematical module to fulfill the E&S section

M83330More
information
Open
University
Manufacture Materials DesignT80530More
information
Open
University
Finite element analysis: principles and applicationsT80830More
information
Open
University
Calculus of variations and advanced calculusM82030More
information
Open
University
Mathematical methods and fluid mechanics
MST32630More
information
Robert Gordon
University
SubsurfaceENM20015More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Well Completions and Subsea SystemsENM20615More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Materials and Corrosion SciencesENM23315More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Advanced Well EngineeringENM21215More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Drilling TechnologyENM21015More
information

Technical Broadening

University
Module Title
Module Code
Credit
Brunel
University
Electrical Services and Lighting DesignME550715More
information
Brunel
University
Building Heat Transfer and Air ConditioningME550815More
information
Brunel
University
Acoustics, Fire, Lifts and Drainage
Cannot be double counted if chosen in E&S Deepening section
ME5509 15 More
information
Brunel
University
Design of Fluid Services and Heat Transfer Equipment ME551215
More
information
Brunel
University
Renewable Energy TechnologiesME552115
More
information
Brunel
University
Energy Efficient Ventilation for BuildingsME554515
More
information
Brunel
University
Renewable Energy Systems for the Built EnvironmentME562015
More
information
Brunel
University
Power Generation from Renewable EnergyME562715
More
information
University of
Manchester
Asset Management Strategy & Organisation 
MECH6900115More
information

University of
Manchester
Asset Maintenance SystemsMECH6903215More
information
University of
Manchester
Machinery Vibration-based Conditioned MonitoringMECH6904115More
information
University of
Manchester
Reliability, Maintainability and RiskMECH6907215More
information
University of
Manchester
Design for Reliability and Asset ManagementMECH6905115More
information
Open
University
Structural integrity: predicting and assessing performanceT36730More
information
Open
University
Nanoscale engineeringT36630More
information
Open
University
Deterministic and stochastic dynamicsMS32730More
information
Robert Gordon
University
FacilitiesENM20215More
information
Robert Gordon
University
WellsENM20115More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Health, Safety, Environment and Risk AssessmentENM30215More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Drilling Operations ManagementENM21115More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Integrity and Reliability ManagementENM30815More
information

Non-Technical Broadening

University
Module Title
Module Code
Credit
Brunel
University
Building Management and Control SystemsME551115
More
information
Brunel
University
Building Services Design and ManagementME551315
More
information
Brunel
University
Management of Facilities and Engineering ContractsME551715
More
information
Brunel
University
Environmental Legislation: Energy and Environmental Review and AuditME552215
More
information
Brunel
University
Engineering Finance and AccountingME555515More
information
Brunel
University
Management of People in Engineering ActivitiesME555115
More
information
Brunel
University
Organisation of Engineering BusinessME555215
More
information
University of
Manchester
Safety, Legislation & Cost EffectivenessMECH69022 15More
information

University of
Manchester
Auditing Asset Management and Maintenance OrganisationsMECH6906215 More
information

University of
Manchester
Turnaround ManagementMECH69081
15More
information
Open
University
Project managementM81530More
information
Open
University
Strategic capabilities for technological innovationT84930More
information
Open
University
Innovation: designing for changeT31760More
information
Open
University
Environmental monitoring and protectionT86830More
information
Open
University
Making environmental decisionsT89130More
information
Open
University
Making strategy with systems thinking in practiceTB87130More
information
Open
University
Managing change with systems thinking in practiceTB87230More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Finance For ManagersBSM01715More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Operations ManagementBSM31115More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Strategic PurchasingBSM52015More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Supply Chain ManagementBSM52315More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Purchasing Principles and LawLLM02215More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Asset Life Cycle AnalysisSUM30315More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Oil and Gas Contract LawLLM57815More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Health, Safety and Risk in an Organisational ContextLLM62215More
information
Robert Gordon
University
Project Management FundamentalsBSM08415More
information