Design Engineering with Integrated Foundation Year at University of Brighton - UCAS

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Course summary

Our Design Engineering BEng(Hons) with integrated foundation year course offers an extra year to prepare you for study at degree level. On successful completion of the foundation year, you can progress directly to the Design Engineering BEng(Hons). This degree combines computer modelling, practical experience and theory, to help you become an inventive, creative problem-solver. You’ll develop the ability to generate innovative, user-centred design solutions that are sustainable, socially responsible, commercially and technically sound. Learning in a friendly, collaborative studio environment, you’ll work on industry-linked projects with other engineering and design students supported by expert staff. What to expect on the course: -Foundation year that opens up opportunities in engineering if you don’t hold the required qualifications, are changing career or returning to study. -Work alongside others in a friendly, creative and collaborative studio environment. -Project work such as designing and building water rockets, finding solutions to Fixperts challenges, working on the design and development of bike force pedals for Team GB -Specialist facilities including flight and car simulators, wind tunnel, prototyping labs and workshops, CNC machines, robotics and VR labs -Expert staff with excellent industry contacts -Guest lectures from professionals and placement option -Bike Sim Lab – research project developing mechanical and aerodynamic tools for bicycle training and simulators

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13842* Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £13842* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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

Please note that the £13,842 international fee is for classroom based courses and provisional for 2023. For lab based courses a higher fee of £14,892 applies. EU students will be charged international fees unless they have settled status awarded by the UK Government's Settlement Scheme. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,370 for home students and £2,120 for international students. All fees should be checked against the information listed on the course page on our website: as specific details will be included there. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Design Engineering with Integrated Foundation Year at University of Brighton - UCAS