Electro-Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS

Coventry University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Electro-Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year

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Course summary

Considered an art by many, engineering is a combination of science and technology that is concerned with solving complex problems such as machinery, infrastructure, design and many more. This course aims to provide you with a solid grounding for building a career in the engineering sector if you are unable to follow the more traditional route onto a degree course. The foundation year of the course provides you with opportunities to develop fundamental knowledge and skills in a range of mathematical and engineering principles, as well as the theories and concepts of electrical and mechanical engineering. The Electro-Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) degree caters to the demands of the modern engineering workplace, encompassing the core engineering disciplines. This course aims to hone your skills in information retrieval, knowledge conversion, and effective application and evaluation. Upon graduation, this course will likely open doors to a wide range of career opportunities encompassing transport, power, vehicle, systems, design, manufacturing, mechatronics, renewable, and mechanical engineering. If you choose to leave this degree course after successfully passing Year 1, you will be eligible for a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Electro-Mechanical Engineering. If you choose to leave this degree course after successfully passing Year 2, you will be eligible for a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electro-Mechanical Engineering. For the most up-to-date information about course modules, sandwich years or part-time learning, please visit our website.


In the foundation year, the modules are: Fundamental Pure Mathematics Fundamental Applied Mathematics Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Fundamentals Mechanical Engineering Fundamentals During the degree part of the course, the modules are: Year 1: • Mathematical Principles for Engineers • Engineering Design Principles • Mechanical Engineering Principles • Electrical and Electronic Principles Year 2: • Control of Mechatronics Systems • Mechanical Engineering Systems • Renewable and Sustainable Engineering • Smart Manufacturing Technology Final year: • Embedded Systems Engineering • Systems Operation and Control Project • Project Management • Engineering Project

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants who do not have Level 3 (A-level or equivalent) qualifications. We can considered on an individual basis provided that you have 5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above including English and Mathematics plus two years relevant work experience. 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 Personal statement that outlines your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University Group.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950 Year 1
Scotland £7950 Year 1
Wales £7950 Year 1
Channel Islands £7950 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7950 Year 1

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

This course with foundation year is not currently available to international students. If you do not meet the entry requirements to directly join year 1 of the degree, please take a look at our International Pathways Programme for additional options. www.coventry.ac.uk/international-students-hub/international-pathways/
Electro-Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year at Coventry University - UCAS