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Mechanical and Civil Engineering Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

If you are inspired by challenge, are analytical and creative in your thinking, and interested in design, technology and how these solve problems in the world around us; then our Mechanical and Civil Engineering Foundation Year may be your first step towards realising your ambitions.Undertaking the Mechanical and Civil Engineering Foundation Year will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to develop effective, sustainable solutions and products that meet the varied needs of today’s and tomorrow’s society. You will be taught and guided by a student-oriented and well-rounded team of experienced engineering practitioners, researchers, and a knowledgeable technical support team. Equipped with dedicated lab and workshop facilities, the course seeks to provide an engaging and practical learning experience to apply engineering principles to real-world problems.Many students who undertake the foundation year are still thinking about which sub-discipline of engineering to specialise in. The course covers mechanical, civil and automotive engineering, so you will be able to explore and challenge your preferences to make an informed decision about which degree to study upon completion of the foundation year.Successful completion of the foundation year will allow you to progress onto any of the following degrees:BEng (Hons) Mechanical EngineeringBEng (Hons) Automotive EngineeringBEng (Hons) Civil EngineeringStudents that perform well during their second-year level 5 of degree study, will also have the opportunity to progress onto our MEng programmes.Northumbria is ranked 3rd in the sector nationally for the sustained employment of Engineering and Technology graduates five years after graduation.(Longitudinal EducationOutcomes (LEO) 2017)

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,500per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 80

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.Find out how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculatorSubject Requirements:There are no specific subject requirements for this course. GCSE Requirements:Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalent.Additiona

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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    49th

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in design, engineering, history, law, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 140 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 58 10

    35th out of 74 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    146 64%

    19th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    46th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    51st

    45
  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    137 60%

    27th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    33rd

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    55th

    1

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