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BEng (Hon) Engineering and Technology with Foundation Year

University of Portsmouth
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Course UCAS code: H108
Qualification type:
  • BEng (Hon), Full-time (Civil Engineering) , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
**Overview** If you've got ambitions for a career in engineering, but don't meet the entry requirements for one of our Bachelor's degree programmes, then this BEng (Hons) Engineering and Technology degree course with foundation year is ideal. In your first year, you'll develop your skills in maths, science and technology. You can then take your skills and knowledge onto one of our engineering and technology degree courses. With a degree in engineering, you can start a career as a professional engineer in areas such as a manufacturing engineering, product design and aerospace. **On this course you'll:** - Get a grounding in the maths, science and technology skills that are vital for studying engineering at degree level - Choose the degree route to follow after your foundation year – subjects we offer include civil, mechanical and electronic engineering - Apply your engineering skills in practical settings, working with our local charity and business partners on projects - Spend time in our tech labs, such as the Analogue Electronics Laboratory - Have the opportunity to get the 'International Computer Driving Licence' to show evidence of your IT skills - Get student membership of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), paid for by the University. **Work experience and career planning** To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience during your course. We can help you identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies and build your CV. **Placement year** After your third year, you can do an optional work placement year to get valuable longer-term work experience in the industry. Previous students have secured placements at organisations such as: - Airbus Defence - Rolls-Royce Motor Cars - GE Aviation We'll help you secure a work placement that fits your aspirations. You'll get mentoring and support throughout the year. **Careers and opportunities** When you finish your degree course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. Previous engineering graduates have gone on to enjoy successful careers in roles such as manufacturing engineer, product design engineer, aerospace engineer and project manager. Other graduates have continued their studies at postgraduate level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University. After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.
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Each unit on this course is worth a certain number of credits. In each year, you need to study units worth a total of 120 credits. For example, 4 units worth 20 credits and 1 unit worth 40 credits.
Assessment Methods:
You'll be assessed through: written examinations coursework practical tests project work presentations The way you're assessed may depend on the units you select. As a guide, students on this course last year were typically assessed as follows: Year 1 students: 60% by written exams, 23% by practical exams and 17% by coursework Year 2 students: 54% by written exams, 6% by practical exams and 40% by coursework Year 3 students: 42% by written exams, 2% by practical exams and 56% by coursework Year 4 students: 45% by written exams, 5% by practical exams and 50% by coursewor
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15 January

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