A deep and specialist understanding of engineering unlocks a world of different opportunities. At Swansea University there is plenty of choice when it comes to engineering degrees.
You can choose to concentrate your interest in a number of fields from aerospace, civil and chemical engineering, to electrical, materials science, mechanical and medical.
If you do not have typical entry qualifications or are unsure which discipline of engineering is right for you, this foundation year will help you to find out.
The integrated Engineering Foundation Year programme can lead to any full engineering degree. It is not a qualification in its own right, but the first year of a four-year BEng degree.
As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of state-of-the-art equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the wider industry.
WHY ENGINEERING WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR AT SWANSEA?
Engineering at Swansea University has an enviably powerful reputation and attracts students from across the world.
Situated on our new Bay campus within a dedicated Engineering Quarter overlooking coastline on the edge of the Gower Peninsula, the College of Engineering is ranked:
- 9th in the UK (The Guardian University League Table 2018)
- 7th in the UK for Graduate Prospects (Complete University Guide 2018)
- 5th in the UK for Research Quality (Complete University Guide 2019)
YOUR ENGINEERING WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EXPERIENCE
A selection of flexibly structured degree paths means you will have the opportunity to study abroad for a year or work in industry for a year.
Optional modules are commonly offered in the later years of study, helping to closely align the degree with your interests.
A range of high grade state-of-the-art facilities across all our disciplines keeps learning fresh and modern throughout your degree course.
ENGINEERING WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates of Engineering degrees at Swansea are set on course for a range of exciting employment opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles:
- Aircraft Design Engineer
- Satellite Design Engineer
- Rocket Scientist
- Product Development Scientist
- Clinical Engineer/Scientist
- Prosthetic Design Engineer
- Broadcast Engineer
- Control and Instrumentation Engineer