3 years
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About this course

Foundation Degrees are a government initiative that address the engineering skills needs of the UK in the 21st century, preparing students for areas of the economy where there is a demand for advanced technical and professional expertise.This is a high level qualification that is equivalent to the first two years of a full-time degree programme. It is possible to progress from a Foundation Degree to an honours degree following a period of further study.

Duration and Attendance

Three years part-time study. A significant proportion of the Foundation Degree is carried out in the workplace in the form of work-based assignments and projects. It is anticipated that you will be working in a relevant engineering or related environment.

Engineering Foundation Degree Programmes offered:

Electrical Electronic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering.

Sixteen modules are required for a Foundation Degree award, each module has a weighting of 15 credits, 240 credits are required for a Foundation Degree. Each programme has Scheme and Route Modules, which all students must complete, plus a selection of Award Modules for a particular pathway. An interim Certificate of Higher Education is achieved on completion of 120 credits at Higher Education Level 4.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 3 qualification in an engineering discipline
  • Appropriate GCE A Levels
  • Applicants who can demonstrate an equivalent academic level are welcome to apply.
  • You will need to be employed in a sector of engineering relevant to the programme of study selected.