Our Foundation Year courses offer an introduction to your chosen subject and are an ideal route to degree level qualifications, helping you develop the necessary skills for further study.
A highly-respected discipline, this qualification gives you a broad and diverse career path, from law, to business and even medicine. Engineers are always in demand and with the right skills and a degree level qualification, this industry can lead you to frequent travel, passion projects and a very fulfilling career.
This Foundation Year is ideal for those looking to start a career in the engineering industry. It provides you with opportunities to develop fundamental knowledge and skills in a range of mathematical and business principles, as well as the theories and concepts of electrical and mechanical engineering.
The course enables students who successfully pass to automatically progress to the Combined Engineering BSc (Hons) Degree course at CU Coventry, subject to meeting specific entry criteria.
If you want to start a career in the engineering industry, this course aims to provide the fundamental knowledge and skills needed in a range of mathematical and business principles, as well as the theories and concepts of electrical and mechanical engineering. If you successfully pass all modules you can continue your studies with us on to year one of the BSc (Hons) Degree in Combined Engineering, subject to meeting specific entry criteria.
Why choose this course?
Located on the Coventry University campus, you will have access to our Library & Learning Services, fully equipped seminar rooms and impressive IT suites. Our laboratories are home to industry-standard equipment, so that you learn using the same equipment as many industry professionals. Plus, you can take advantage of reading rights in Coventry University’s Lanchester Library, make use of sport centre facilities and receive full membership to Coventry University Students’ Union (CUSU).
This course has been developed and is taught by practising professionals and industry experts. Our academics bring a wealth of expertise to the classroom with many continuing to undertake research and other projects alongside teaching, meaning our students gain a well-rounded and relevant teaching experience.
Throughout your studies, you will find that the course is underpinned with practical elements.
The strength of the course lies in preparing students for further study, cementing the core principles of business ready to expand on this knowledge at degree level.
If you successfully pass the Engineering Foundation year, you are guaranteed a place on year one of the Combined Engineering BSc (Hons) Degree at CU Coventry.