Foundation Year Programs in Engineering Studies

A foundation year gives students an opportunity to learn about a degree program in which they’re interested, but not yet ready or qualified to enter. They may be seeking credits for eligibility or simply exploring a program to decide if they want to pursue it. They may receive some sort of accreditation for completing foundation year studies. What is a foundation year in engineering studies?… Read more

A foundation year gives students an opportunity to learn about a degree program in which they’re interested, but not yet ready or qualified to enter. They may be seeking credits for eligibility or simply exploring a program to decide if they want to pursue it. They may receive some sort of accreditation for completing foundation year studies.

What is a foundation year in engineering studies? A foundation year program in engineering is intended to prepare students for an undergraduate degree program. Students who lack the necessary prerequisites can take foundation year courses to qualify for engineering studies. Many programs offer a wide range of courses, allowing students to tailor their foundation year studies to their individual needs. The engineering foundation year is one of the most common foundation year programs.

A foundation year in engineering helps prepare students for a career in the promising field of engineering. It also offers an opportunity to obtain knowledge of mathematics, sciences and the humanities, and to enhance critical thinking skills.

The cost of an engineering foundation year can vary. There are many different programs, and students enter these programs with a wide range of needs. Interested students should research available programs and choose one that best fits their needs and budget.

Students who complete a foundation year in engineering typically go on to enter an undergraduate program. There are many areas of study, from computer science to fluid dynamics. Nearly all types of engineering graduates are in high demand, and they can establish careers in many industries. Starting salaries can be among the best of all undergraduate programs. Engineering undergraduates may also move on to master coursework.

A foundation year in engineering can prepare students to pursue an undergraduate degree in engineering. If you’re interested in learning more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling the lead form.

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University of Leicester Global Study Centre
Leicester, United Kingdom

On this programme, you will enter the International Foundation Year and are guaranteed progression to the first year of your chosen degree (if you meet the required criteria). ... +

On this programme, you will enter the International Foundation Year and are guaranteed progression to the first year of your chosen degree (if you meet the required criteria). Teaching takes place in the Global Study Centre (GSC) using dedicated lecturers who know the strengths and weaknesses of each student. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Divan International
Amman, Jordan

NCUK established a foundation year for international students from around the globe to be qualified for studying the Bachelor Degree in 16 UK universities and 27 worldwide. IF ... +

NCUK established a foundation year for international students from around the globe to be qualified for studying the Bachelor Degree in 16 UK universities and 27 worldwide. IFY designed for all academic streams: Science, Engineering and Business, upon students’ selections and desires. IELTS, TOEFL or Password specific achievement grade is required. -
Foundation Year
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
01 Oct 2020
Campus
 
Oxford Sixth Form College
Oxford, United Kingdom

The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Engineering is a one-year academic qualification for students aged 17+, that provides guaranteed access to thousands of univers ... +

The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Engineering is a one-year academic qualification for students aged 17+, that provides guaranteed access to thousands of university degrees. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Southampton Malaysia
Johor Bahru, Malaysia +1 More

The Engineering Foundation year is a stimulating year of study that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and attributes needed to successfully meet the challenges of our ... +

The Engineering Foundation year is a stimulating year of study that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and attributes needed to successfully meet the challenges of our engineering degree programmes. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
IUMW - International University of Malaya-Wales
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Your educational journey will see you acquiring a solid basis in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics, as well as skills such as critical thinking, writing, public spe ... +

Your educational journey will see you acquiring a solid basis in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics, as well as skills such as critical thinking, writing, public speaking, and presentation techniques. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

The Engineering International Foundation Year gives you the skills you need to start an engineering degree if you do not currently have the necessary mathematics or science qu ... +

The Engineering International Foundation Year gives you the skills you need to start an engineering degree if you do not currently have the necessary mathematics or science qualifications. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
ICP International College Portsmouth
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Students can enter at Stage 1 (University Foundation) or Stage 2 (First Year Degree) and are guaranteed progression to the second year of a relevant degree, providing that pro ... +

Students can enter at Stage 1 (University Foundation) or Stage 2 (First Year Degree) and are guaranteed progression to the second year of a relevant degree, providing that progression criterion are met. Stage 1 takes place at ICP using dedicated lecturers and benefits from small class sizes. Stage 2 takes place at the University of Portsmouth directly, supported with tutorials at ICP. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Wels, Austria

In order to make access to studies possible for applicants with missing prerequisites, the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria offers a foundation programme for selec ... +

In order to make access to studies possible for applicants with missing prerequisites, the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria offers a foundation programme for selected study programmes in Engineering and Business. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English, German
Campus
 
University of Northampton International College
Northampton, United Kingdom

As the challenges within the engineering industry change and develop, the need for specialist engineers has grown considerably. Studying at the University of Northampton will ... +

As the challenges within the engineering industry change and develop, the need for specialist engineers has grown considerably. Studying at the University of Northampton will provide you with the skills and knowledge to tackle these challenges and forge a successful career as an engineer in your chosen field. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Brockenhurst College
Brockenhurst, United Kingdom

This course is specially designed for international students whose first language is not English. It will help you develop an understanding of science and engineering concepts ... +

This course is specially designed for international students whose first language is not English. It will help you develop an understanding of science and engineering concepts, and provide you with extra academic support to help with admission to undergraduate courses. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
South Eastern Regional College
Bangor, United Kingdom

This two-year full-time programme is awarded by Ulster University. It has been designed for people who are interested in a career in Architectural Technology and require a Fou ... +

This two-year full-time programme is awarded by Ulster University. It has been designed for people who are interested in a career in Architectural Technology and require a Foundation Degree to progress to higher academic qualifications and/or to enhance employment prospects. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Somerset College
Taunton, United Kingdom

Study Automotive Engineering at Somerset College and you’ll have access to our brand-new, purpose-built facilities. We specialise in engine mapping, advanced diagnostics, vehi ... +

Study Automotive Engineering at Somerset College and you’ll have access to our brand-new, purpose-built facilities. We specialise in engine mapping, advanced diagnostics, vehicle performance enhancement, advanced vehicle technology and hybrid vehicles - and our staff are among the best in the country when it comes to their knowledge and expertise. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
2 years
Campus
 
ONCAMPUS
Cambridge, United Kingdom

This programme is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at Coventry University. If you ... +

This programme is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at Coventry University. If you successfully complete the IFP you are guaranteed placement on a suitable programme of undergraduate study at Coventry University. The IFP is set at level 3, which is equivalent to A-level standard in the UK. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Loughborough College
Loughborough, United Kingdom

Loughborough College has been running an International Foundation Programme for over 12 years. For the past 6 years, this programme has been a dual-partnership with Loughborou ... +

Loughborough College has been running an International Foundation Programme for over 12 years. For the past 6 years, this programme has been a dual-partnership with Loughborough University. We will be returning to having ownership of the programme again in 2017 whilst still retaining close links to the university. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
City and Islington College
London, United Kingdom

This Engineering Foundation Year is the first year of a four year BEng Degree course or a five year MEng Degree course, delivered by City University, London.

This Engineering Foundation Year is the first year of a four year BEng Degree course or a five year MEng Degree course, delivered by City University, London. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus