Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

University Level Engineering

Why the MET?

Turn your passion into a profession with one of our career-focused engineering courses. Taught by industry experts using industry-standard facilities, 95% of our graduates progress to employment.

The MET offers small group teaching, individual support and the flexibility of two-year courses with an optional third year. 


Employment-focused courses

Our courses have been designed in consultation with industry and are taught by staff with on-going industry expertise. Our HNC, FdEng and BSc qualifications are recognised internationally as technical professional qualifications at university level. Employers know that these courses have been designed to provide the most up-to-date skills and knowledge.

Employment-focused courses

Available courses

  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering - part-time HNC

    This course aims to provide learners with the technical levels of competence to progress to the Higher National Diploma, Degree courses in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and other Engineering disciplines.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Duration: 2 Years
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  • General Engineering - part-time HNC

    This part-time course aims to provide learners with the technical levels of competence to progress to a variety of Degree courses and careers.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Duration: 2 Years
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  • Motorsport Engineering - BSc (Hons) Degree

    This course includes project work, race car design, Powertrain engineering, aerodynamics, further maths, and management and performance.

    • Course type: Degree and university-level
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Motorsport Engineering - FdEng (Foundation Degree)

    This course provides a sound knowledge and understanding of the essential core disciplines within motorsport engineering, and equips graduates with the skills and depth of knowledge required to pursue a career within the motorsport or automotive indu...

    • Course type: Degree and university-level
    • Duration: 2 Years
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Shoreham Airport Campus

Our Shoreham Airport Campus has specialised in teaching aeronautical, automobile and motorsport engineering for decades and has been modernised and refurbished in the last ten years. Our hangar houses several aircraft as well as engines and components, alongside a motor vehicle workshop that includes a range of vehicles, engines and state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment.

Shoreham Airport Campus

Broadwater Campus

Our Broadwater Campus in Worthing houses our state-of-the-art machinery for general, mechanical and electronic engineering, including 3D printers, robots, lathes, vertical and horizontal milling machines, drilling machines and welding equipment, as well as CAD and the latest computer hardware and software. Our engineering facility was rebuilt only three years ago to provide modern classrooms, workshops and computer labs.

Broadwater Campus

Supportive small-group teaching

Our supportive learning culture encourages all students to reach their full potential, through small class sizes, personalised tutor support and high contact teaching hours.

Staff are committed to helping you attain your goals by building your confidence in a friendly atmosphere and inspiring you to meet and exceed your aspirations.

Supportive small-group teaching

Learning for Life: ITN Productions partnership with the AoC

We were asked to team up with ITN and the Association of Colleges (AoC) to make this film about further education colleges in the UK and the many reasons people choose to study for a degree at the MET. Find out more about our university-level courses and what our staff and students had to say.

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