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BSc (Hons) Design Engineering

Design Engineering at BU is set within state-of-the-art, industry standard facilities. Our design centre features modern manufacturing and technical workshops as well as rapid prototyping equipment.

Joe Winston

Integrated Bike Lock and AlarmIntegrated Bike Lock and Alarm



As a passionate bicycle enthusiast I wanted to design something to help the cycling community reduce the massive bike theft problem in the UK. A cable is stored inside the bicycle’s seat post so the user has it with them at all times. The cable is alarmed and sounds when an attempt is made to break the lock.

I’ve really enjoyed my time at BU; my course has developed my technical skills, while the university lifestyle has taught me valuable life skills.