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Course summary

The BEng Civil Engineering with Foundation Year has been designed explicitly for this purpose, to support UK students from Widening Participation backgrounds wishing to study Engineering:

  • It covers the core mathematics required to successfully complete a Civil Engineering degree programme at the University of Exeter
  • You’ll be learning in a friendly and structured environment and will be supported academically and personally as you prepare to study a Civil Engineering undergraduate degree
  • Provided you achieve the specific progression criteria, you will progress into Year 1 of the BEng Engineering programme, or Year 1 of the Civil, Mechanical or Electronic Engineering programmes which have a Foundation Year
  • Depending upon the qualifications you’ve gained prior to beginning the Foundation programme it may be possible to transfer to an undergraduate programme in Mathematics, Natural Sciences or Physics which have a foundation year and provided you meet the entry requirements for that programme.
  • International students looking for a foundation course, please visit our INTO page.

How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

This course is only for UK students who meet our contextual offer criteria.

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University of Exeter - Exeter Campuses
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In support of the university’s Access and Participation Plan this course is only open to UK domiciled students who meet our contextual offer eligibility criteria and who may not have met the entry requirements for first year entry or have not been able to take A level Mathematics alongside a BTEC L3 Extended Diploma. Students can check their eligibility on our contextual offer website

English language requirements

GCSE English Language with a minimum pass of Grade C or 4

For further details on our English Language requirements please visit our website

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £27000 Year 1
International £27000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For full details regarding tuition fee and other costings, see:
Civil Engineering with Foundation Year at University of Exeter - UCAS