Taught over two-years, this Foundation Degree provides students looking to progress their careers in the automotive and motorsport industries with all the expertise and knowledge necessary to transition successfully into highly skilled and well-paid employment both locally and nationally. What's more, B&FC benefits from coveted STEM-assured status, a superbly equipped £10.5 million Advanced Technology Centre and strong employer relationships that support work-based learning. The support we offer is second to none and if you’re returning to education after some time you needn’t worry – our dedicated higher education learning mentors will support you with every aspect of your learning journey. Successful students have the option of ‘topping up’ this qualification to a full BEng (Honours) Degree with either a one-year full-time, or two-year part-time, programme of additional study. Both qualifications are delivered here in Blackpool and awarded by Lancaster University (ranked in the UK’s top 15 institutions by The Complete University Guide). A minimum of 64 UCAS Tariff Points (excluding Functional Skills) from an appropriate discipline: Motor Vehicle Level 3 Extended Diploma Motorsport Level 3 Extended Diploma Vehicle Body/Paint Level 3 Extended Diploma Other engineering-related Level 3 Extended Diploma A-level qualifications (including engineering or science-based disciplines).
Modules at level 4 Module Title Code Credits Optional? Major Project EA5MD051 40 No Advanced Engineering Principles EA5MD052 20 No Hybrid Powertrain Design EA5MD053 20 No Vehicle Dynamics and Data Logging EA5MD054 20 No Work Based Learning EA5MD057 20 No Engineering Principles EA4MD045 20 No Modules at level 5 Module Title Code Credits Optional? Computer Aided Engineering and Design EA4MD049 20 No Vehicle Aerodynamics and Computational EA4MD050 20 No Combustion Engine Development EA4MD051 20 No Engineering Practical Applications EA4MD052 20 No Introduction to Academic Study EA4MD053 20 No
Assessment Method Level 4 Level 5 Coursework 84% 66% Exam 10% 10% Practical 6% 24%
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work/life skills or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis.
Additional entry requirements
All applicants will be required to attend an information, advice and guidance appointment either on campus or remotely. The session will give you the opportunity to meet our tutors and ask any questions you may have about studying at B&FC.
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