The Engineering International Foundation Programme (IFP) is a mixture of English language and engineering-based modules.
It is a nine month programme designed for students who want to progress into undergraduate study in Architecture, Computing, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Engineering, Maths and Physics.
Teaching, learning and assessment
We employ several teaching methods, all selected to deliver the tuition you need in the best possible way.
On the foundation programme you will study a mix of academic modules and English language modules, obtaining a total of 120 credits.
- Engineering Principles (20 credits)
- Introduction to Mechanics (20 credits)
- Introduction to Calculus (20 credits)
- English Language & Study Skills 1 (10 credits)
- English Language & Study Skills 2 (10 credits)
- English for Academic Purposes (20 credits)
- British Social & Cultural Environment (10 credits)
- Integrated Study Skills (10 credits)
Explore the subject areas and courses you can progress to from the engineering programme:
Architecture requires a UCAS application and portfolio submission.
- Computer Science
- Computer Science with High Performance Computing
- Computer Science with Security and Forensics
- Computer Science with Visual Computing
Computing applicants must achieve at least 50% in each module.
Earth and Ocean Sciences
Applicants must achieve at least 40% in their academic modules and 50% in their English language modules.
- Architectural Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Civil & Environmental Engineering
- Electrical & Electronic Engineering
- Integrated Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Medical Engineering
Applicants must achieve a total of 120 credits with an overall average of at least 50%.
Maths applicants must achieve at least 50% in each module.
Physics applicants must achieve at least 50% in each module.