Our Foundation Year courses offer an introduction to your chosen subject and are an ideal route to degree level qualifications, helping you develop the necessary skills for further study.
A highly-respected discipline, this qualification gives you a broad and diverse career path, from law, to business and even medicine. Engineers are always in demand and with the right skills and a degree level qualification, this industry can lead you to frequent travel, passion projects and a very fulfilling career.
This Foundation Year is ideal for those looking to start a career in the engineering industry. It provides you with opportunities to develop fundamental knowledge and skills in a range of mathematical and business principles, as well as the theories and concepts of electrical and mechanical engineering.
Key course benefits;
*You will receive support with applying for short and long-term placements, to gain the experience employers desire, with our Careers & Employability department.
*We keep our fees low to make higher education more accessible to everyone. This means you benefit from an amazing modern university experience, at a competitive price.
*Small tutorial group sessions of up to five people ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need, whenever you need it.
*We deliver one module at a time during each block. This means you can dedicate your time to specialise in each subject without the distraction of numerous modules and multiple deadlines.
Your main study themes are:
**Academic Skills:** You will improve and refine key academic skills needed for progression into higher education and industry application. These skills include research methods, communication skills, referencing skills, presentation skills and more.
**Independent and Autonomous Working:** You will gain the ability to critically appraise an engineering scenario, with a view to apply modern technologies to improve efficiency or effectiveness.
**Industry Adaptation:** You’ll study factors that influence engineering, policies and processes.
**Project Management:** You will be effective and efficient in project management, time management and organisation. You will be introduced to a number of applications and processes to facilitate the successful development of management skills.
**Research Methods:** Critical analysis, reflection, information searching and experimental design in engineering, data collection, analysis and design.
For more information about what you will study, please visit our website.
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