Faculty of Technology

Professional Accreditation

The University of Portsmouth is proud to be among the first universities in the country to offer professional accreditation from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) to placement students from the School of Engineering and the School of Computing.

Students who successfully complete a placement in a relevant field to their degree will be eligible to apply for ICTTech or EngTech professional registration.

ICTTech and EngTech qualifications provide individuals with technical and specialist skills as well as interpersonal skills that are important to any organisation and working team.

It also provides a recognised basis for progression to further professional qualifications such as Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng).

School of Civil Engineering and Surveying students are also able to start gathering evidence towards meeting the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Assessment of Professional Competence or towards the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Development Objectives.