Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Engineering (Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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.

Course details

Modules

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

Application codes

Course code:
H101
Institution code:
C85
Campus name:
CU London (Dagenham)
Campus code:
7

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees are to be confirmed.

Provider information

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Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB


Clearing contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office

02476 888888

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thursday 18 August 08:00-20:00, Friday 19 August 08:00-18:00, Saturday 20 August 10:00-16:00, Sunday 21 August 10:00-16:00, Monday 22 August onwards (weekdays only) 08:00-18:30


Course contact details

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UK Admissions Office

024 7765 2222

European and International Admissions Office

+44 024 7765 2152

Engineering (Foundation Year) at Coventry University - UCAS