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BEng (Hons) Engineering (Foundation Entry)

  • Validated by:
    University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

  • UCAS code: F9L3
  • Institutional code: H65


This course provides an access route into education at degree level. Successful completion leads to progression onto a related degree programme at UCLan. Alternatively, you may have the option of progressing onto the Foundation Degree in Engineering (Advanced Manufacturing) at the Hugh Baird University Centre. Terms and conditions apply.

The course has been written in close collaboration with students and industry professionals to develop an holistic and exciting course. The qualification is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop skills in two engineering pathways, Mechanical and Electronic.

The programme has been designed to develop knowledge and understanding of engineering as a whole. It will focus on developing the undergraduate's core study skills, electronic and mechanical technical knowledge and problem solving abilities. In addition, in respect of its importance, there will be an emphasis on building up the students’ mathematical skills to enable them to progress to Foundation Degree level and beyond.

Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to visit engineering facilities to enhance their understanding and perception of their studies. Visiting academics and employers will further enrich their experience on the course.

Teaching and learning on the course will be delivered through a range of lectures, practical workshops, research seminars, group work and project work.

Guest speakers from different areas of engineering will conduct workshops and Q&A sessions. Students will be involved in the performance of lab experiments and research activities.

Assessment will be via a combination of coursework, exams and lab work.

What topics/modules are covered?

Core modules, include:

  • Core Study Skills for Engineers
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Technical Communication Skills
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Electronic Engineering for Advanced Manufacturing
  • Mechanical Engineering for Advanced Manufacturing

What are the entry requirements?

In order to qualify for this course, you will need to be aged 18+ and have:

  • At least five GCSEs at grade C or above to include maths and English

And either:

  • a BTEC Extended Diploma at Level 3 within a relevant subject

OR:

  • A Levels or International Baccalaureate
View Additional Entry and Selection Criteria

What can I do if I complete this course?

Successful completion of this course leads to guaranteed progression on to Year 1 of a related degree programme at UCLan. Alternatively, you may have the option of progressing onto a related degree programme at the Hugh Baird University Centre.


Duration

For full details of duration and entry requirements for this course, call 0151 353 4444, extension 5524.

Contacts

Primary contact:
Frank Dzokoto
Tel: 0151 353 4444 ext. 5226 or email: frank,dzokoto@hughbaird.ac.uk

Secondary contact:
Delyth Coles
Tel: 0151 353 4444 ext 5524 or email: delyth.coles@hughbaird.ac.uk


Cost

You don’t need to pay your tuition fees up front – Tuition Fee Loans cover university or college tuition fees and are paid direct to the university or college, by Student Finance England. They are available to all eligible students regardless of household income. The amount you pay back is dependent on how much you earn and not how much you owe and you won’t need to start paying them back until you are earning more than £21,000 per year. Student Loans will also help to support your living costs.

For more information, visit www.gov.uk/student-finance

The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2017/18 and 2018/19 for Home and EU students is:

  • £6,000 per year

The standard part time tuition fee rate for 2017/18 and 2018/19 for Home and EU students is:

  • £1,000 per 20 credit module

The University Centre’s tuition fees are reviewed each academic year.


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