Birmingham City University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Manufacturing Engineering with Foundation Year

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Course summary

With state-of-the-art production equipment, industry-standard software and close links with local, national and international businesses, this course prepares you for the engineering and managerial challenges facing modern manufacturing organisations. The emphasis throughout is on hands-on activity, including practical and industry-based project work, both in teams and individually. The course has been designed in close consultation with industrial partners and professional bodies, providing you with the opportunity to address global issues that will impact upon society and the environment. The Foundation Year course option enables you to study for our BEng (Hons) degree over an extended full-time duration of four years by including a Foundation Certificate (year one of four). The Foundation Certificate provides a broad study course that underpins the follow-on degree. In order to progress to the next year of your degree, it is necessary to achieve a pass in all of the modules of the Foundation Certificate. This degree aims to develop engineers who can apply the principles of systems management, engineering and information technology to the solution of operational problems in industry and commerce. Manufacturing engineers are employed in a wide range of engineering, educational and commercial organisations. Graduates from the course are equipped to progress into positions of responsibility in relevant industry, or further programmes of specialised study or research. There are many challenges facing manufacturing industry. Companies now strive for competitive advantage and have to evaluate their performance more effectively in order to make best possible use of all resources: Talented, innovative, ambitious engineers are needed to give manufacturing organisations a competitive edge. Why Choose Us?

  • State-of-the-art facilities - You will be based at our Millennium Point campus in City Centre, where our facilities have undergone a £6.5 million investment with a new maker area, engineering labs/equipment and IT equipment to provide you with the very best learning experience.
  • Conceive Design Implement Operate (CDIO) Initiative – Work in groups and undertake project-based challenges to enhance your employability opportunities and skill set.
  • Industry sponsored events - Get involved with opportunities to showcase your work at our industry sponsored events such as InnovationFest.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H702
Institution code:
B25
Campus name:
Millennium Point Campus
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no less than 5.5 in any level

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
67%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
84%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Manufacturing Engineering with Foundation Year at Birmingham City University - UCAS