Can't I study an MSc course at another uni with Warwick's BEng?

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So I'm heading to warwick to study "BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering". Basically I'll be studying 3 years at Warwick (first 4 terms general engineering and the rest of the terms I'll specialise into EEE).

I've read that most of the courses are not accredited but I didn't give that much importance to the "accredited" thing back in the days when I made my choices.

Once I got confirmed I started to see what further studies can I take after finishing the course. Basically I've been exploring places were I can take a masters (MSc) both inside and outside the UK. I just wanted to see what the requirements are (just learnt how the grading system works: 1st, 2:1, 2:2 ...) for such MSc courses. Some overseas require French, Swedish, German, Spanish abilities (Not as a compulsory requirement, but if I'll be living in some of their countries it's never bad to start learing the language). Since Warwick offers an optional extra module for languages, I would start learing those languages through such module, hence getting prepared.

The issue came when I went to Imperial's EEE departement webpage for postgrads (http://www.imperial.ac.uk/electrical.../postgraduate/). Here one of the entry requirements is:
Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

I then went to Warwick's webpage (https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/un...accreditation/), and it seems that the course I will be studying is not a CEng accredited one:
The following degrees are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer:
  • BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering


Basically does this mean that I can't go to study to other top-unis (not all of them have this requirement) with Warwick's BEng Engineering course? Or was my interpretation wrong?

Thanks in advance!
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I was talking to a PhD student yesterday who said all eng students have the opportunity to transfer to the M eng at the end of year 1 subject to their performance. I was also told this by an admissions officer during clearing - just hearsay i am afraid as i don't work at warwick other than via Unitemps
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(Original post by Warwick65)
I was talking to a PhD student yesterday who said all eng students have the opportunity to transfer to the M eng at the end of year 1 subject to their performance. I was also told this by an admissions officer during clearing - just hearsay i am afraid as i don't work at warwick other than via Unitemps
Thanks for your response. It is true that I can change to the MEng course from the BEng course as long as I acieve a 2:1 in my second year. But I would like to diversify my studies as much as possible (notice how I've been looking at unis in Sweden, Spain, Switzerland...) that's why I would like to change uni.

My main issue was wether or not I could take an MSc course at some other place (E.g: Imperial seems very interesting) with the semi-chartered BEng.

Eitherway, I do appreciate your response.
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A BEng can't meet the requirement for Chartered status because its a bachelors degree. You need a masters degree for Chartered status.

What they mean is your degree needs to be accredited by an engineering board.
Ohh, Okay. So basically I didn't understand what they meant.

So, correct me if I'm wrong. In order to take that masters in science, do I need to complete the masters in engineering?

Thanks in advance
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