This is a suite of programmes which have a common foundation year, after which you may specialise in the subjects of their choice. The first year provides solid training in engineering, computing principles, science and systems modelling, as well as the necessary background and skills needed to cope with the engineering degree programme that follows.
The foundation year is intended for those who do not meet the normal entry criteria for an engineering degree but who have the interest and commitment to study engineering. It is ideally suited for applicants without the appropriate subjects for first-year or for mature applicants with practical experience in engineering but without the formal academic qualifications.
Following the foundation year, students embark on one of a selection of three-year BEng Hons/BSc Hons programmes with an engineering focus that are offered by the School of Engineering. A list of these is given in the key facts and further details can be found in individual programme entries in this prospectus.
Students select their chosen programme when they apply, but there is some scope to change programmes at the end of the foundation year. Progression from the foundation year is dependent on the students achieving the necessary grades.
The aims of the programme are:
EU/Home: £9,000 International: £10,350
Scholarships available - please see our website www.gre.ac.uk/scholarships
Content in following years depends on the programme pathway selected.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
Applicants should have:
160 UCAS points for foundation year
FROM a National Certificate/Diploma
OR equivalent qualifications
PLUS at least three GCSEs at grade C or above (including English, mathematics and science) or equivalent qualifications.
No work experience is required.
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