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Overview If you’ve got ambitions for a career in engineering, but don’t meet the entry requirements for one of our Bachelor's degree programmes, then this BEng (Hons) Engineering and Technology degree course with foundation year is ideal. In your first year, you’ll develop your skills in maths, science and technology. You can then take your skills and knowledge onto one of our engineering and technology degree courses. With a degree in engineering, you can start a career as a professional engineer in areas such as civil engineering, manufacturing engineering, electronic and energy engineering, and aerospace. What you'll experience On this course you’ll:
- Get a grounding in the maths, science and technology skills that are vital for studying engineering at degree level
- Choose the degree route to follow after your foundation year – subjects we offer include civil, mechanical and electronic engineering
- Apply your engineering skills in practical settings, working with our local charity and business partners on projects
- Spend time in our tech labs, such as the Analogue Electronics Laboratory
- Get student membership of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), paid for by the University.
This course offers the following subject options:
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Construction Engineering Management
- Electronic Engineering
- Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
Modules currently being studied:
- Electrical Engineering
- Engineering Materials and Design
- Engineering Mathematics
- Engineering Principles
- Computing for Engineers
- Sustainability and Energy Studies
You’ll be assessed through: written examinations coursework practical tests project work presentations The way you’re assessed may depend on the modules you select. As a guide, students on this course last year were typically assessed as follows: Year 1 students: 60% by written exams, 23% by practical exams and 17% by coursework Year 2 students: 54% by written exams, 6% by practical exams and 40% by coursework Year 3 students: 42% by written exams, 2% by practical exams and 56% by coursework Year 4 students: 45% by written exams, 5% by practical exams and 50% by coursework
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:
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 5.5 with no component score below 5.5.|
|PTE Academic||51||An overall score of 51 with a minimum of 51 in each skill.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||72 with a minimum of 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 162 with no component score less than 162.|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 162 with no component score less than 162.|
|Trinity ISE||Trinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level II with a Pass in all 4 components|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|