Manchester Metropolitan University

Thursday, 31st January 2013

More reasons to study Engineering at MMU

School wins European quality mark

STUDENTS of Engineering now have another reason to pursue their BEng or Masters at Manchester Metropolitan University.

The University’s School of Engineering has become certified with the EUR-ACE® European quality label for engineering degree programmes..

The EUR-ACE® label offers benefits to universities, students, graduates and employers including assurance that a graduate’s knowledge, understanding and practical capabilities meet international standards.

For graduates, it means they will have fulfilled the academic part of IEng or CEng recognition, and on completion of further professional competences in the workplace, chartered status enables them to practice engineering in any of the EU member states.

One of five

MMU is one of only five UK institutions including Cambridge to have gained the prestigious certification.

Dean of Faculty Professor Pete Dunleavy said: “This is more great news for Engineering and I congratulate Joao Ponciano and his School colleagues.”

The certification applies to six BEng programmes and three Masters.

Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the most extensive higher education centres in Europe with 37,000 students and more than 1,000 undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. The University educates and trains large numbers of legal and business professionals, scientists, engineers, teachers, health workers and creative professionals.

The University is in the top three nationally for environmental sustainability and has an 85% research impact rated world-leading and internationally excellent.

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