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Engineering (Foundation Year) Foundation Certificate

Coventry University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Certificate - Fd cert

  • Location

    CU Coventry

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    NOV-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

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 in-house Careers & Employability Department.*You will have the opportunity for multi-campus learning in Coventry, London and Scarborough.*We keep our fees low to make higher education more accessible to everyone.*Small tutorial group sessions ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need.*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.*Hands-on experience devising, creating and implementing your ideas. Previous projects have included:Design of low cost digital keypad lock with LCD display as part of a home security system.Design of remotely controlled heating system in automotive HVAC. Investigation and Design of GPS Guided Autonomous Robot. Reverse Engineering, investigation and analysis of a headphone band.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    51st

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 31 9

    22nd out of 79 23

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    121 53%

    23rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    1st

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    133 77%

    25th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    43rd

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    4th

    9

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