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University Foundation (Engineering & Sciences)

Leading To BEng\MEng Oil & Gas Safety Engineering

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This International Foundation Year prepares international students for guaranteed entry1 to undergraduate degrees in Engineering & Sciences at The University Of Central Lancashire. On successful completion, you can progress directly to the first year of a range of degree programmes, including BEng\MEng Oil & Gas Safety Engineering. See Progression Options below for full details.

  • Why Choose This Course?
    • Guaranteed progression an undergraduate degree at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in only one year.
    • Flexible entry, with start dates throughout the year.
    • Competitive accommodation rates and low cost of living.
    • Courses are career focused, with a strong emphasis on giving graduates the employability and enterprise skills needed to succeed in today's competitive jobs market.
    • Located in the heart of North West England - 50 minutes from Manchester and Liverpool and near to the Lake District National Park.

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Course Specification

The University Foundation (Engineering & Sciences) is a comprehensive programme of academic subjects, study skills and English language. It is specially designed for international students who want to study an undergraduate degree at The University Of Central Lancashire, but do not have the academic qualifications or English level required for direct entry.

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the first year of selected bachelor's degrees at the The University Of Central Lancashire.

Entry Requirements

Academic Completion of high school with good grades, equivalent to 5 IGCSE grades A* - C in relevant subjects (excluding native language).
English A minimum English level of IELTS 4.5 (4.0+ in all skills), or equivalent.
Age Minimum age 17+ years.

Note: EU citizens are accepted onto this course.

Start Dates And Progression

The table below lists the next available start dates and the date you will progress to a degree on successful completion of this course.

Start Date End Date Progress
Jan 2021 Aug 2021 Sep 2021
Sep 2021 Jun 2022 Sep 2022

Progression Options

  • BEng Civil Engineering
  • BEng Civil Engineering & Construction Management
  • BEng Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • BEng Mechatronics & Intelligent Machines
  • BEng\MEng Aerospace Engineering
  • BEng\MEng Aerospace Engineering & Pilot Studies
  • BEng\MEng Building Services & Sustainable Engineering
  • BEng\MEng Computer Aided Engineering
  • BEng\MEng Electronic Engineering
  • BEng\MEng Energy Engineering
  • BEng\MEng Fire Engineering
  • BEng\MEng Mechanical Engineering
  • BEng\MEng Motorsports Engineering
  • BEng\MEng Oil & Gas Safety Engineering
  • BEng\MEng Robotics Engineering
  • BSc Architecture
  • BSc Building Surveying
  • BSc Computer Games Development
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Computing
  • BSc Construction Project Management
  • BSc Facilities Management
  • BSc Fire & Leadership Studies
  • BSc Forensic Computing & Security
  • BSc Mathematics
  • BSc Quantity Surveying
  • BSc Software Engineering
  • BSc/MPhys Astrophysics
  • BSc/MPhys Physics
  • MComp Games Development

1 Entry is guaranteed for students who achieve the minimum grades required for progression.

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