Engineering with deferred choice of specialism with a Foundation Year at Swansea University - UCAS

Swansea University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Engineering with deferred choice of specialism with a Foundation Year

Course summary

Engineering offers an enormous range of career opportunities for graduates. If you do not have typical entry qualifications, or are an overseas student without the entry requirements for the first year, the integrated foundation year is designed to provide wider access to accredited honours degrees. Our state-of-the-art facilities include:

  • Structures Teaching
  • Geomechanics
  • Experiments with Concrete Laboratory
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Bridge Testing
Our Engineering degrees are accredited by professional bodies including: Institution of Engineering Technology; Institution of Mechanical Engineers; Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining; Institution of Chemical Engineers; Royal Aeronautical Society. Areas studied typically include:
  • Chemistry
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Engineering Science
  • Fundamentals of Materials
  • Key Skills for Engineers
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanics
  • Thermofluid Mechanics
We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information.


Below is a sample of some of the modules that you might expect to study at each level of the BEng Engineering with a Foundation Year degree (it should be noted that these do vary from year to year):

  • Development of Key Skills for Engineers
  • Fundamentals of Materials
  • Basic Engineering Analysis 1a
  • Basic Engineering Analysis 1b
  • Foundation Chemistry
  • Engineering Science
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Mechanics
  • Thermofluid Mechanics
  • Basic Engineering Analysis 2a
- Basic Engineering Analysis 2b

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

If you are an International Student, please visit our International pages for more information about entry requirements:-

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: Minimum of two A grades to include a minimum grade B in Mathematics and two other Science subjects.

English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) and no less than 5.5 in each component.

English Language Requirements at Swansea University

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

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Engineering with deferred choice of specialism with a Foundation Year at Swansea University - UCAS