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The Foundation course provides a pathway to BEng and MEng degree courses in Civil Engineering. The emphasis in the Foundation course is on developing your study skills and ability in mathematics and mechanics. The course also suits mature applicants who need to update their technical knowledge and study skills. If you wish to study Civil Engineering or MEng Structural Engineering at City, University of London, but do not satisfy the entry requirements, the Civil Engineering Foundation course can be the first of a four year BEng (or five year MEng) degree.
The foundation year includes the following key components:
- Computing & IT
- Communication & Study Skills
You will be assessed using a variety of methods, depending on module choices:
- Practice Assessment Document (PAD): used to demonstrate achievement of practice competencies and also to record the number of hours of practice experience
- Written assignments, including essays: these may take the form of care studies in which you will be expected to relate your essay to a particular service user or as support another assessment such as a poster presentation
- Written examinations: including short answer questions, multiple choice questions, calculations, scenario based
- Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCEs): practical skills assessments which enable you to demonstrate particular clinical, communication or teaching skills
- Dissertation: this final project will enable you to choose a relevant topic of interest to you and demonstrate an in depth knowledge of this.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||96 UCAS tariff points from A/AS levels including A level Mathematics at grade C or AS level Mathematics at grade A|
|A level||CCC||CCC to include A level Mathematics at grade C or AS level Mathematics at grade A A level General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship are not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||DDM in Engineering (First teaching Sept 2016) with minimum grade M in units 1 - Engineering Principles, 7 - Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems and 8 - Further Engineering Mathematics. Candidates must also have a minimum of grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics and Science/Physics.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||28 points total, including Higher Level Mathematics at grade 4 OR 28 points total, including Higher Level Physics/Biology/Chemistry at grade 4 and Standard Level Mathematics at grade 5.|
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Fees and funding
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