What will I learn?
The Foundation Year provides an introduction to Mathematics, Mechanics, Computer Programming, Electricity and Electronics and Engineering Principles and provides the skills required to study successfully for an undergraduate degree. If you want to study for a degree in Engineering, but you did not choose Mathematics and Physics at A level, our Foundation Year is the ideal choice for you. In this preliminary year of study you will learn the core principles of mathematics, mechanical science, engineering principles and electricity and electronics. You will also undertake laboratory work and a variety of assignments to develop your critical thinking and problem solving.
Our students acquire knowledge and understanding through a combination of lectures, tutorials, laboratory experiments, coursework and individual and group assignments. You will develop the transferable skills for degree success. You will be assessed through unseen written exams, short tests, assessed coursework in the form of laboratory log books and reports, problems and other set assignments. This intensive year of study includes both theoretical and practical activities and attracts highly motivated students who want to make a change of direction in their studies. During your Foundation Year, you will receive full support from subject tutors and feedback to progress your academic development.
The successful completion of the Foundation Year will lead you to a place on any one of 17 different integrated undergraduate degree disciplines. Successfully completing the Foundation Year gives you guaranteed entry to the majority of our courses. Our engineering courses carry professional accreditation and offer excellent career prospects. Graduates who have entered our degrees through the Foundation Year have progressed to a variety of exciting Engineering, Science and Technology roles in the private and public sectors, as well as to self employment and consultancy, both in the UK and overseas.
Which department am I in? Aerospace Engineering
Students will need: High grades in UK A levels and International Baccalaureate (IB).
Students whose first Language is not English need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with no component below 6.0.
Offered by this university
Keele University offers below pathways courses for this subject International Foundation Degree Programme BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
Tuition fees vary between degree programmes. Find the specific fees for your chosen programme on our website.
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