Our Foundation Year courses offer an introduction to your chosen subject and are an ideal route to degree level qualifications, helping you develop the necessary skills for further study. A highly-respected discipline, this qualification gives you a broad and diverse career path, from law, to business and even medicine. Engineers are always in demand and with the right skills and a degree level qualification, this industry can lead you to frequent travel, passion projects and a very fulfilling career. This Foundation Year is ideal for those looking to start a career in the engineering industry. It provides you with opportunities to develop fundamental knowledge and skills in a range of mathematical and business principles, as well as the theories and concepts of electrical and mechanical engineering. Key course benefits;
- You will receive support with applying for short and long-term placements, to gain the experience employers desire, with our Careers & Employability department.
- We keep our fees low to make higher education more accessible to everyone. This means you benefit from an amazing modern university experience, at a competitive price.
- Small tutorial group sessions of up to five people ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need, whenever you need it.
- We deliver one module at a time during each block. This means you can dedicate your time to specialise in each subject without the distraction of numerous modules and multiple deadlines.
Your main study themes are: Academic Skills: You will improve and refine key academic skills needed for progression into higher education and industry application. These skills include research methods, communication skills, referencing skills, presentation skills and more. Independent and Autonomous Working: You will gain the ability to critically appraise an engineering scenario, with a view to apply modern technologies to improve efficiency or effectiveness. Industry Adaptation: You’ll study factors that influence engineering, policies and processes. Project Management: You will be effective and efficient in project management, time management and organisation. You will be introduced to a number of applications and processes to facilitate the successful development of management skills. Research Methods: Critical analysis, reflection, information searching and experimental design in engineering, data collection, analysis and design. For more information about what you will study, please visit our website.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course does not require any previous study at level 3, however you will be required to have two years' work experience, ideally in a relevant field. Your application will be considered on an individual basis and the application is reviewed as a whole, which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course.
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Fees and funding
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