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Foundation Year Programs in Mechanical Engineering

Some universities offer a preparatory program for students like you who want to enter an undergraduate degree program but are not yet ready for the studies required. A foundation year may prepare you for higher education by giving you general study skills and technical knowledge in your chosen field of study. What is a foundation year in mechanical engineering? This preparatory school year often f… Read more

Some universities offer a preparatory program for students like you who want to enter an undergraduate degree program but are not yet ready for the studies required. A foundation year may prepare you for higher education by giving you general study skills and technical knowledge in your chosen field of study.

What is a foundation year in mechanical engineering? This preparatory school year often focuses on the introductory information needed for mechanical engineering. You may be expected to take courses such as scientific methodology, scientific communication and introduction to mechanical engineering, as well as courses that will prepare you to study in your country of choice, such as language skills, study and organization, and time management. The exact module you follow will depend on the university you attend.

A foundation year in mechanical engineering may provide you with a variety of skills you can use in your future studies and career. For example, you might become adept at managing projects, applying mathematics principles to engineering problems and communicating effectively even when using mathematics-related vocabulary.

The cost of a foundation year can vary significantly from one school to the next. You may have to contact the university you want to attend directly to get an estimate on tuition. The location of the school and duration of the program may affect what you have to pay.

What can you do with this type of education? After completing a foundation year in mechanical engineering, you may be ready to start studying for a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or a similar undergraduate degree. This introductory education may also help you enter a variety of engineering-related careers, such as aerospace researcher, process technology and development specialist, engineering engagement manager, or equipment and machinery designer.

Do some research to figure out if this education is right for you. If it is, you should apply to a program. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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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. -
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South Eastern Regional College
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The Foundation Degree (FdEng) in Mechatronic Engineering provides students with a broad-based engineering education in aspects of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Electronic Engi ... +

The Foundation Degree (FdEng) in Mechatronic Engineering provides students with a broad-based engineering education in aspects of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Electronic Engineering. Mechatronics Engineering is one of the more recent developments in the engineering discipline. It combines mechanical engineering, problem-solving and design skills with the expertise of digital electronics and computer systems to produce advanced products and systems through automation and the use of robotics. -
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