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BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Foundation Year)

  • Validated by:
    Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)

  • UCAS code: H3H3
  • Institutional code: H65


In collaboration with Liverpool John Moores University, the Hugh Baird University Centre offers three Engineering Foundation Year courses, each forming the first year of one of three distinct Honours degrees:

Applicants for all three Honours degrees will study the same Foundation Year. This entry year is a Level 3 course delivered at Hugh Baird College and will provide a focused transition to an Engineering and Technology degree at Liverpool John Moores University.

On successful completion of the BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Foundation Year) course, students will progress directly to the BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering course at Liverpool John Moores University.

The Foundation Year is ideal if you have the ability to study for a degree but don't have the qualifications to enter directly onto your chosen Honours degree programme.

For further information on each of the courses, please click on the course title above which will take you through to Liverpool John Moores University website.

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

Assessment will be a combination of exams and coursework.

What topics/modules are covered?

Foundation Year (Level 3) Modules:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics – Particles, Fields and Electricity
  • Physics – Mechanics, Materials and Waves
  • Engineering and Technology Practice
  • Algorithms and Computing
  • Programming

What are the entry requirements?

88 UCAS tariff points including a maximum of 20 points from AS Level qualifications. In addition, applicants must have obtained grade 4 or grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics GCSE or:

  • Key Skills Level 2 in English/ Maths
  • NVQ Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English Writing and or Reading
  • Skills for Life Level 2 in Numeracy/English
  • Higher Diploma in Maths/ English
  • Functional skills level 2 in Maths/ English

What can I do if I complete this course?

Successful completion of this course leads to guaranteed progression on to one of the following courses at Liverpool John Moores University:


Duration

Five year full time degree course in which the first year is this Foundation Year. The course also includes a one year industrial placement. The Foundation Year (Level 3) is delivered at Hugh Baird College with Levels 4-6 delivered at LJMU.

Contacts

Primary contact:
Kevin Donnelly
Tel: 0151 353 4444 ext. 5519 or email: kevin.donnelly@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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We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.


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