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    hi!
    Is it possible with a FdEng to get direct entry to an engineering degree at Russell Group?
    thanks!
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    Yo studos,

    what Russell Group universities have you been looking at in particular? Is there any reason you want to study at a Russell Group? It doesn't make that much of a difference to undergraduate engineers to be perfectly honest.

    What A level results did you achieve? And usually FdEng leads to a BSc qualification, as opposed to going for BEng which I assume is what you want?
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    OK, it doesn't have to be russell, but a good one

    No, FdEng does NOT usually lead to BSc, how did you come up with something like that?

    I am talking about BEng only
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    (Original post by studos)
    OK, it doesn't have to be russell, but a good one

    No, FdEng does NOT usually lead to BSc, how did you come up with something like that?

    I am talking about BEng only
    Because people that don't meet the requirements for direct entry BEng/MEng usually do the foundation program, and often progress either onto a BSc program or sometime a BEng, it depends entirely on the institution.

    At my university, which is a Russell Group and brilliant engineering university, you do a BEng with foundation year, the foundation year is not an FdEng qualification or worth anything in itself, it forms part of the 3 year BEng program so 4 years in total. Those that do decide to go for FdEng, will usually choose to go for a BSc.

    The best thing to do is to contact the university directly.
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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    Because people that don't meet the requirements for direct entry BEng/MEng usually do the foundation program, and often progress either onto a BSc program or sometime a BEng, it depends entirely on the institution.

    At my university, which is a Russell Group and brilliant engineering university, you do a BEng with foundation year, the foundation year is not an FdEng qualification or worth anything in itself, it forms part of the 3 year BEng program so 4 years in total. Those that do decide to go for FdEng, will usually choose to go for a BSc.

    The best thing to do is to contact the university directly.
    Do you mind telling which UNI you go to?and which course are you taking?
    I'm looking for a good UNI for foundation year, considering that you said your university is a good one.

    Thanks.


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    (Original post by H.b9)
    Do you mind telling which UNI you go to?and which course are you taking?
    I'm looking for a good UNI for foundation year, considering that you said your university is a good one.

    Thanks.


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    you don't know how to read
    I never said that the uni I do FdEng is good
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    (Original post by studos)
    you don't know how to read
    I never said that the uni I do FdEng is good
    Do you not know how to read either?

    That post was addressed to me
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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    Do you not know how to read either?

    That post was addressed to me
    Yeah it was actually for you, sorry for intruding in the thread...


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    yes please don't intrude into my thread like that and without quoting
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    (Original post by studos)
    yes please don't intrude into my thread like that and without quoting
    He did quote me

    How is your search for RG unis going?
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    (Original post by studos)
    yes please don't intrude into my thread like that and without quoting
    Who? You didn't quite anyone...

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    Wagwan you man


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    With an FdEng you should be able to get direct entry to second year or third year if you're lucky, however if you can only get into second year you may be better off doing a top-up year to a BEng and then an MSc seeing as it'll save you a year and a masters is the standard qualification anyway.
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    With an FdEng you should be able to get direct entry to second year or third year if you're lucky, however if you can only get into second year you may be better off doing a top-up year to a BEng and then an MSc seeing as it'll save you a year and a masters is the standard qualification anyway.
    What about the potential lack of funding for an MSc? Better to aim for MEng surely?
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    (Original post by jneill)
    What about the potential lack of funding for an MSc? Better to aim for MEng surely?
    MSc and MEng aren't equivalent qualifications, but there is new funding opportunities for MSc programs now.
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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    MSc and MEng aren't equivalent qualifications, but there is new funding opportunities for MSc programs now.
    For CEng charter status they are.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    What about the potential lack of funding for an MSc? Better to aim for MEng surely?
    New postgraduate loans? And I don't think the kind of uni's which do top ups offer MEng top ups.
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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    MSc and MEng aren't equivalent qualifications
    They are.
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    (Original post by Smack)
    They are.
    isn't MSc more credits?
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    (Original post by MountKimbie)
    isn't MSc more credits?
    I don't know anything about credits, but both are masters level qualifications and are equivalent to each other.
 
 
 
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