International Foundation in Engineering and Mathematics

Introduction

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in areas such as aeronautical engineering, biomedical engineering, engineering with management and entrepreneurship and telecommunications at City, University of London.

Key information

  • Students can carry out experiments at City University in state-of-the-art labs.
  • Present well-researched academic presentations on cutting-edge issues in science.
  • Analyse and interpret experimental data and present it in a comprehensive lab report.

Fast facts

Class duration

  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 18

Award

International Foundation Certificate (RFQ Level 3) from City, University of London.

Teaching

Teaching methods

  • Lectures.
  • Seminars.
  • Practical exercises.
  • Group work.
  • Presentations.

Why City, University of London?

  • Gain practical experience in the Handley Page Laboratory, with wind tunnels and flight simulators.
  • City Racing Team offers engineering undergraduates the opportunity to take part in the world's largest student motorsport event - Class 1 Formula Student.
  • Engineering degrees include relevant professional accreditation, providing students with the opportunity to gain Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.
Start Dates September January
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing, 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Dates & fees

September 2021 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 20 September 2021 - Fri 10 December 2021
Mon 10 January 2022 - Fri 18 March 2022
Mon 4 April 2022 - Fri 17 June 2022


January 2022 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 10 January 2022 - Fri 25 March 2022
Mon 4 April 2022 - Fri 17 June 2022
Mon 27 June 2022 - Fri 2 September 2022


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Actuarial Science-BSc (Hons)

P
A

70%

65% with a minimum of 60% in all subskills

75% Maths and minimum 65% in all other modules


Advanced Mechanical Engineering-MEng (Hons)

75%

60%

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Aeronautical Engineering-BEng (Hons)

P
A

60%

60% with a minimum of 60% in writing

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Aeronautical Engineering-MEng (Hons)

75%

60% with a minimum of 60% in writing

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Biomedical Engineering-BEng (Hons)

P
A

60%

60%

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Biomedical Engineering-MEng (Hons)

75%

60%

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Civil Engineering-BEng (Hons)

P
A

60%

60%

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Civil Engineering-MEng (Hons)

75%

60%

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Data Analytics and Actuarial Science-BSc (Hons)

P
A

70%

65% with a minimum 60% in all subskills

75% Maths and minimum 65% in all other modules


Electrical and Electronic Engineering-BEng (Hons)

P
A

60%

60%

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Electrical and Electronic Engineering-MEng (Hons)

75%

60%

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Engineering-BEng (Hons)

P
A

60%

60%


Engineering-MEng (Hons)

75%

60%


Finance and Actuarial Science-BSc (Hons)

P
A

70%

65% with a minimum 60% in all subskills

75% Maths and minimum 65% in all other modules


Mathematics and Finance-BSc (Hons)

P
A

60%

60%

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Mathematics with Finance and Economics-BSc (Hons)

P
A

60%

60%

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Mathematics-BSc (Hons)

P
A

60%

60%

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)


Mechanical Engineering-BEng (Hons)

P
A

60%

60%

Mathematics for Science and Computing (65%)