University of Huddersfield Foundation Year

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University of Huddersfield Foundation Year

International Foundation Year (International Study Centre) 2016-17

The International Foundation Year comprises four routes: 1. Business, Hospitality, Law, Management, Marketing, Transport and Logistics 2. Social and Behavioural Sciences 3. Computing, Engineering and Science 4. Creative Arts

Successful completion of the programme to the required entry standards guarantees you direct entry to the first year of over 100 undergraduate degrees at the University of Huddersfield.

The International Foundation Year is delivered by Study Group, a world leader in education and training for international students, in partnership with the University of Huddersfield. All admissions to this course are administered by Study Group as well.

Entry requirements

Overseas nationality: this programme is only available to non-EU and non-UK applicants • Good high school graduation grades or equivalent academic study • Please note that on application you might be required to submit a portfolio • IB – 20 UCAS points • A/AS levels – 40 UCAS points • IGCSE – 5 passes at A-C in relevant subjects • English language level of IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in writing) or TOEFL 477 (153 computer based test, internet based test 53) or Pearson test of English (PTE) 40-43 • Students are usually 17 years old and above.

Engineering Foundation Year 2016-17

The Foundation Year has been designed to provide an excellent route into studying engineering, particularly if you have do not hold the usual academic qualifications required or if you’re looking for a career change or enhancement.

The Foundation Year is not a stand-alone course but it is the first year of your studies leading to a BEng or MEng degree in our Electronic or Mechanical Engineering subject areas at Huddersfield. To progress on to the degree you must gain an average mark of 50% and have passed each component of the Foundation Year.

The Foundation Year has been designed to help you develop the academic knowledge and study skills to be successful on your degree course. You’ll study mathematics and engineering science and we’ll also introduce you to electronic, electrical and mechanical engineering, to help you decide which degree is right for you. Alongside this you’ll be supported in developing a range of transferable skills in areas including research, report writing and presentations.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally one of the following:

•  CC at A Level or 160 UCAS points from a BTEC qualification in a relevant subject, A Levels or equivalent, including an A2 Level pass in any subject.

•  MPP in a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in a relevant subject.

•  Other suitable skills or experience will be considered.

In addition you must have GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or above.