Start Date29 Aug 2022
Duration2 years full time / 3 years part time
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Course: UU Level 5 Foundation Degree FdEng in Mechanical EngineeringCampus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 29/08/2022Fees:
- Site location Strand Road
- Mathematics for Engineering
- Mechanical Science
- Business Management & Improvement Techniques
- Parametric CAD with Engineering Design
- Strength of Materials
- Work Based Learning
- Graphical Communication & CAD
- Engineering Materials
- Electrical & Electronic Principles
- Engineering Mechanics
- Heat Transfer
UK Requirements64 UCAS points (for Fulltime); 56 UCAS points (for Part-time); Applicants must have Level 3 passes in at least one of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, Science or Technology (or equivalent), and a minimum Grade C/4 in GCSE Mathematics* and English (or University-approved equivalent**). *Certain BTEC Level 3 Maths units (as instructed on an annual basis from the Faculty) may be acceptable in lieu of GCSE Maths: **Level 2 Essential Skills in Communication is acceptable in lieu of GCSE English. Relevant Access Course: with an overall mark of at least 45%, including passes in Mathematics and a Science subject. As with all Higher Engineering courses, students require a good standard of mathematics and applied mathematics. APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) may apply for entry (see page 12 for more details)
ROI Requirements64 UCAS points (for Fulltime); 56 UCAS points (for Part-time); Applicants must have at least one of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, Science or Technology at H5 Higher level and 4 OLCs (Grade 04 or above) Maths and English at Grade H6 or above (Higher Level) or Grade O4 or above (Ordinary Level) if not sitting at Higher Level is also required . As with all Higher Engineering courses, students require a good standard of mathematics and applied mathematics. APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) may apply for entry (see page 12 for more details)
Further StudyCompletion of the Foundation Degree can lead to direct entry to second year of a Honours Degree at university (depending on your overall mark).
Career ProspectsWhether you want to specialise in mechanical, manufacturing, production, aeronautical, energy supply, renewables, communications or maintenance engineering, there is a wide range of engineering opportunities available in Ireland, the UK and abroad.
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