Undergraduate Teaching 2018-19

Additional course costs

Additional course costs

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Compulsory costs

Costs involved in taking the undergraduate Engineering courses (in addition to University and College fees), as at August 2017, are as follows:



Essential equipment

Drawing equipment

All students will need the following essential drawing equipment and this should be purchased in advance of the start of term.  Depending on which lab group you are allocated to you may need it on the first teaching day.

A limited supply of complete sets will be available on a first come first serve basis from the Stores at a cost of  £20.00.  Stores is open for private sales between 14.15 and 15.00 Monday to Friday and payment is by card only.  Should you need to replace any individual item, these will be available from the vending machine which is located in the Design and Project Office (DPO). 

The set comprises the following (full details/part numbers available here):

  • HB Pencil
  • Shine Plastic Eraser
  • Blundeil Harling 300mm ruler
  • Ecobra Compass
  • Rumold Circle template
  • Rumold Protractor

University approved calculator

The Department currently sells the Casio FX-991-ES-Plus models of calculator at £25.00, this is a University approved version for use in the exams.

Databooks

A full set of Databooks will be given to you at the Introductory Talks.  Databooks are needed for all four years.  Replacements cost £2 per booklet (cash) and can be obtained from the Teaching Office.



Non-compulsory costs

Language Unit trips

The cost of these optional trips for those taking language courses (which are often open to students in all years) is c. £300.

Photocopying and printing

Students are required to pay for photocopying and printing if they exceed their quota, which is designed to accommodate the majority of the requirements of the course.

Constructionarium Part IIA project

Students taking the Constructionarium are required to buy safety boots costing about £30 and contribute up to £200 towards the cost of the course.

It is hoped that this contribution will be reduced to about £100 once the sponsorship of the course is confirmed.

Last updated on 12/09/2017 06:58