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International Year One in Engineering

UWE Bristol's International College
Course summary
10.5 months
1,289 GBP
Vocational & College Courses

Course description

International Year One in Engineering:

Engineering is a universal subject, and an education in this area will ensure you have skills and knowledge that will always be highly valuable and in demand. You could go on to work on exciting engineering projects in the future, in all kinds of interesting fields. This pathway course will allow you to progress directly to the second year of a related degree.

On completion they can seek career opportunity in various fields such as:

  • Automotive Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Electronic Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer

Personal development activities

Culture and activities We’ll help you have a hugely beneficial cultural and social experience, as well as encourage you to explore different activities, crafts and more. You might learn about the local history and culture, or develop your wider subject knowledge and understanding of related industries.

Digital and employability skills

Outside of your academic learning, you’ll also be taught skills that will be useful at university and later in life. You'll receive help in making the most of your creativity, improving your communication and developing your digital skills. We’ll also help you build a CV, portfolio and online profile to empower you after you graduate.

Social network

Forming a strong social network can be very beneficial, even if it’s just to discuss and debate ideas. Not only will you get to know your classmates, you’ll also have opportunities to join professional bodies, and network with students and industry professionals: something that can be really helpful when you go on to start a career.

All students study these modules to gain a solid base of skills:

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Mathematics for Engineers 1

Modules for 2 terms

You’ll also study modules in one of the following pathways, based on your progression degree subject: Aerospace, Automotive and Mechanical Engineering pathway

  • Design, Manufacture and Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Mathematics for Engineers 2
  • Mechanical Stress and Dynamics
  • Thermodynamics

Civil Engineering pathway

  • Civil Engineering Field Study
  • Civil Engineering Technology and Drawing
  • Design, Manufacture and Materials
  • Mechanical Stress and Dynamics
  • Surveying and GIS

Electronic Engineering pathway

  • Digital Electronic Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Principles 1
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Principles 2
  • Mathematics for Engineers 2
  • Programming

Modules for 2.5 and 3 terms

You’ll also study these modules if your English level is below UKVI IELTS 5.5:

  • English for Academic Study 3
  • Independent and Collaborative Study
  • Reading and Writing 3
  • Speaking and Listening 3

Or if you have at least UKVI IELTS 5.5, or do not need to take an IELTS test, you’ll study these modules:

  • Critical Reading, Writing and Reasoning for Higher Education
  • Independent and Collaborative Study
  • Preparatory Statistics
  • UK Society and Culture

Modules for 3.5 and 4 terms

  • English for Academic Study 2
  • Reading and Writing 2
  • Speaking and Listening 2
  • Study Skills Preparation

This course leads to the following degrees:

  • BA (Hons) Business Management and Economics
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Suitability - Who should attend?

Academic Requirements: Good high school grades or equivalent, with relevant subjects.English language: For 2 terms: UKVI IELTS score is 5.5 (no less than 5.0 in any skill);For 2.5 terms: UKVI IELTS score is 5.0 (no less than 4.5 in any skill);For 3 terms : UKVI IELTS 4.5 (no less than 4.0 in any skill)For 3.5 and 4 terms: UKVI IELTS score is 4.0 in all skills.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Access to Higher Education

About provider

UWE Bristol's International College

UWE Bristol’s International College

UWE Bristol’s International College offers pathway courses in partnership with UWE Bristol, and is integrated into the University campus. The College is fully equipped to help you prepare for your university degree. With dedicated and experienced staff and outstanding facilities,...

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