Foundation Year Engineering
Birmingham City University
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Foundation (QCF_NQF Level 3)
Full time – Classroom & Laboratory based
£12,000 (scholarship available)
September & January
Yes, after progressing to degree course
GCE A Level/ AS Level or equivalent - CCE at A Level or 200 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level with a minimum of 2 A Levels with at least one A Level is from Technology, Science, Mathematics or Computing.
Students for whom English is not the first language must satisfy the University requirement for IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any subcomponent.
The Foundation Certificate in Engineering provides you with the opportunity to develop key skills in appropriate disciplines. Students who successfully complete the year automatically qualify for a place on our BEng (Hons) in Engineering degree programmes.
Upon successfully completing the foundation year, students automatically progress to the first year of their chosen degree. These degrees enable students to develop valuable work experience and industry contact while on work placement, and offer graduates excellent employment opportunities.
A range of assessment methods is used throughout the course including continuous assessment, in-class tests, examinations, laboratory exercises and project work. Using these methods, your all-round ability will be appraised providing you with the best opportunity to excel.
Main learning outcomes
Mathematics for Engineering
Information and Communication Studies
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