Engineering Foundation at De Montfort University - UCAS

Course summary

This year is the first year of a four-year integrated degree course. It is designed for students who wish to study Engineering, but do not meet the entry requirements to start a degree course directly. By successfully completing this Year Zero course, you will be able to progress to the first year of an undergraduate engineering degree at DMU (Aeronautical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and Robotics).

  • This course is suitable for people from a wide range of backgrounds, including mature students and people looking for a change of career.
  • Master core skills in science, mathematics, design and IT, and feel confident about starting the first year of your Engineering degree.
  • Be taught by supportive academic experts and technicians from the School of Engineering and Sustainable Development.
  • Develop your practical skills in our specialist facilities.
  • Join student societies such as DMU Flyers and DMU Racing to meet like-minded people and further explore areas of engineering.


Block 1: Engineering Principles Block 2: Reverse Engineering Block 3: Electromechanical Principles and Design Block 4: Engineering Data Analysis Note: These modules are indicative and based on the current academic session. Exact modules may vary in order to keep content current. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review.

Assessment method

Continuous assessment forms a major part of the course. Assessment methods include phase tests, weekly quizzes, laboratory experiments and a CAD assignment.

How to apply

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Leicester Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £16250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that fees for subsequent years of study for continuing students are subject to an annual review. Any increase in fee will be in line with RPI-X (linked to the retail price index) and the fee cap set by the Government.
Engineering Foundation at De Montfort University - UCAS