University of Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
The BEng Engineering with Foundation Year is a 4 year programme with integrated Foundation Year allowing progression to undergraduate degree programmes in Civil Engineering, Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering. Progress on to an undergraduate degree programme is dependent on meeting the required threshold at the end of the Foundation Year.
This course offers the following subject options:
Please visit https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/fd/engineering-foundation.aspx for module information.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.
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.
|Campus name||Main Site|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAB - BBB||
Offers will depend on combinations of A levels taken:
Applicants taking A level Maths are not considered.
BBB including Physics.
ABB including at least one of Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics or Electronics.
AAB in 3 other subjects.
GCSE: Minimum B in GCSE Mathematics, if not taken at a higher level.
General Studies not accepted.
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||
BTEC Diplomas will be considered in combination with A Levels on a case-by-case basis dependent on the subjects taken.
BTEC applicants may be required to undergo a problem solving test.
Applicants taking these qualifications are advised to contact the University before making an application.
|Access to HE Diploma||60 credits overall with at least 45 at Level 3 out of which 30 are at Distinction including 12 in Mathematics + 12 in Physics and 15 at Merit.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||Accepted in place of A levels with the following grade equivalencies: D2 = A*; D3 = A; M2 = B. Combinations of A levels and Principle subjects are accepted. NB required subjects must be offered (see A level Section)|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||
32 overall with the following at higher level:
555 including Physics.
655 including at least one of Chemistry, Computer Science or Economics.
665 in 3 other subjects.
Applicants taking Higher Level Maths are not considered.
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.|
Fees and funding
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.