Chemical Engineering with a Foundation Year at Swansea University - UCAS

Swansea University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Chemical Engineering with a Foundation Year

Course summary

Engineering offers an enormous range of career opportunities for graduates. If you do not have typical entry qualifications, or are an overseas student without the entry requirements for the first year, the integrated foundation year is designed to provide wider access to accredited honours degrees. Chemical engineers design, operate and optimise chemical and physical processes that turn raw materials into valuable products for human use. They also use their skills to dispose of the by-products generated by these processes in a safe and environmentally-friendly manner. You will be trained you to meet the needs of modern process engineering and gain the ability to use analytical skills and tools to formulate and solve problems relevant to the application of engineering to industry. The course will also provide a foundation for you to aim for the prized Chartered Engineer status. The course involves industrial visits to various companies such as Valero, Avalon (AstraZeneca), Aberthaw Power Plant, First Milk, Tata Steel and Vale INCO Ltd. Modules build on established Chemical Engineering areas with application to energy, health, food, water and the environment. Chemical Engineering Facilities include: Structures Teaching, Geomechanics, Experiments with Concrete Laboratory, Fluid Mechanics, Bridge Testing We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information.

Modules

Below is a sample of some of the modules that you might expect to study at each level of the BEng Chemical Engineering with a Foundation Year degree (it should be noted that these do vary from year to year): Development of Key Skills for Engineers, Fundamentals of Materials, Basic Engineering Analysis 1a, Basic Engineering Analysis 1b, Foundation Chemistry, Engineering Science, Electricity and Magnetism, Mechanics, Thermofluid Mechanics, Basic Engineering Analysis 2a, Basic Engineering Analysis 2b


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H835
Institution code:
S93
Campus name:
Bay Campus
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

If you are an International Student, please visit our International pages for more information about entry requirements:- http://www.swansea.ac.uk/international/students/requirements

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: Minimum of two A grades to include a minimum grade B in Mathematics and two other Science subjects.


English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) and no less than 5.5 in each component.

English Language Requirements at Swansea University

https://www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions/english-language-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

For the latest fee information, please check the individual course page on our website. Our full range of programmes are listed here: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/ Further information on tuition fees can be found here: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/
Chemical Engineering with a Foundation Year at Swansea University - UCAS