|Mode of study||HE Full-time|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||9 September 2019 Please note that day of week is just an indication at this stage and could be subject to change|
|Tuition Fee||£6,500 Tuition fees stated are the annual cost|
|Course code||FLR4EEN001 (1921)|
Foundation Degrees are primarily designed for those in employment, allowing students to take any new ideas back to the workplace and make an immediate and direct impact. Your degree will build on your work experience and will involve your employer. Progress from this course onto a BSc Honours at Staffordshire University. Graduates from the programme are likely to find employment in the following areas of Engineering: Automotive industries, Aviation industries, Consultancy, Electricity Generation and Transmission, Manufacturing, Nuclear Energy and Robotics & Control.
This course is awarded by Staffordshire University and is suitable for Level 3 progressors or those with relevant experience. You will need 40 UCAS points. All applicants will be considered on an individual basis. Motivation and commitment will be considered alongside academic qualifications.
International Students: You will need to have reached a certain standard of speaking English. Please see our ESOL course.
Specialist Units: Electrical & Electronic Technology, Electronic Technology, Electrical/Electronic Principles, Mechanical Technology, Electrical Machines, Mathematics, Electrical Power, Instrumentation & Measurement, Engineering Applications, Signal Processing Technology, Personal Development, Modern Communications, Design Project, Applied Electronics, Control Technology.
Your work will be continually assessed throughout the course. The assessment will depend upon the particular module being studied. Typical assessment methods include assignments, examinations, practical experiments, log books and presentations. Please refer to the Course Specification for information on assessment for this course.
The Foundation Degree is a two year programme. You will be required to attend college for two days per week (Wednesday and Thursday in year 1). The academic year is split into two 12 week semesters.
We do our best to make HE study as easy as possible for you and that includes making living away from home for the first time an exciting prospect, rather than a cause for concern. Student accommodation is now available in the centre of Shrewsbury.
To join this course you will first have to register with UCAS at www.ucas.com and then apply through UCAS. (Choose: Sign In–Students–Undergraduate–Apply–Register and follow the instructions.) You will then receive a confirmation email from UCAS and the College will be in contact with an interview date. Current Shrewsbury Colleges Group students should seek support from their tutor before applying.
This course is awarded by Staffordshire University
Level 3 in Engineering
Previous school: Holy Trinity School, Telford
Level 2 was mostly practical and this year on Level 3 there is a lot of theory and it's preparing me for university. I live outside of Shrewsbury and the transport links to the College are good.
Foundation Degree in Electrical and Electronics Technology
Previous Institution: Llanfyllin High School
My Foundation Degree is funded by the engineering firm James Fisher. I’m learning so much and absolutely loving it.
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