Engineering Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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UCAS CODE H3M2
Do you want to study engineering or physics but don’t have the grades to meet the usual entry requirements? This year of study will ensure you’re confident with the statistics, algebra and trigonometry you’ll need for success at degree level. It’ll also introduce you to engineering design and problem solving.Many people who undertake the foundation year are still thinking about which sub-discipline of engineering to specialise in. The course covers both mechanical and electrical engineering and ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 5 Years | 19-SEP-22

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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47th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
52nd

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time
5 Years

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Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 83 = 17% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

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Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
67%
Physics
53%
Chemistry
21%
Biology
12%
Geography
9%

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Latest Engineering Studies reviews

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amirah
16 Nov 18

I find it amazing! I love my university life here. everyone is so nice. I really learn lots of new amazing things here....
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Naved Faraz Khan
28 Oct 18

I have had an excellent first year at my university and the city. I feel I have already grown a lot in my professional...

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Student rating ( 4.3) 27 reviews

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3 star 7%
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1 star 3%

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Student rating ( 4.3) 3,544 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 37%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Northumbria University, Newcastle
CompUniGuide ranking
52nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Northumbria University offers students the opportunity to develop skills in a wide range of courses, creating a graduate community that is ambitious and well-equipped to meet the challenges of a modern world. The university is top-rated globally and one of the best in the world for sustainability. The university is made up of four campuses: The City Campus in Newcastle comprises award-winning architecture, modern learning environments and excellent sports facilities. It sits right at the heart of a thriving city, while coastal resorts and the beauty of Northumberland are within easy reach. The second campus in Newcastle at Coach Lane is just a few miles outside the city centre, and is home to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. It has its own modern Students’ Union and sporting facilities as well as extensive computer and library services.

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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