International Year One in Engineering

Introduction

Overview

Preparing students for entry to Year 2 of the MEng (Hons) Engineering undergraduate degree at Newcastle University, with the opportunity to specialize in Civil, Electrical and Electronic or Mechanical Engineering.

On campus study

This program is available to study on campus only.

Key information

  • Theoretical studies in Engineering are supported with opportunities for practical learning with access to university laboratories.
  • Learn how to write lab reports to university level, carry out field work and look at real-life case studies as part of your learning.
  • Academic and language preparation for studying general, electrical and electronic, civil and mechanical engineering degrees at Newcastle University.

Fast facts

Class duration

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 18

Award

Certificate of Higher Education (FHEQ Level 4) from Newcastle University.

Teaching

Teaching methods

  • Lectures.
  • Seminars.
  • Workshops.
  • Group projects and presentations.
  • Field work.
  • Lab work.
  • Case studies.

Why Newcastle University?

  • Many degrees offer work placements giving students real life, hands-on experience.
  • The School of Engineering has specialist facilities across a number of disciplines including chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, geomatic and marine engineering.
  • Ranked top 150 in the world for Civil and Structural Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021)
  • Ranked top 200 in the world for Mechanical, and Electrical and Electronic Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021)
Start Dates September
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

17

Academic requirements

Satisfactory completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation programme, first year of an overseas university degree programme with good grades, or equivalent.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Dates & fees

September 2022 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 26 September 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 31 March 2023
Mon 17 April 2023 - Fri 16 June 2023


Modules

A total of 140 credits must be earnt to successfully complete the pathway programme.

Term 1 modules

Credit value

Electrical and Magnetic Systems

15 Credits

Electronics and Sensors

10 Credits

Engineering Materials

15 Credits

Engineering Mathematics

20 Credits

English for Academic Purposes

20 Credits

Mechanics

15 Credits

Sustainable Design, Creativity and Professionalism

30 Credits

Thermofluid Mechanics

15 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Civil Engineering-BEng (Hons)

40%

65

40% average with no less than 40% in each Module


Electrical and Electronic Engineering-BEng (Hons)

40%

65

40% average with no less than 40% in each Module


Engineering with specialism in Civil Engineering-MEng (Hons)

P

40%

65

40% average with no less than 40% in each Module


Engineering with specialism in Electrical and Electronic Engineering-MEng (Hons)

P

40%

65

40% average with no less than 40% in each Module


Engineering with specialism in Mechanical Engineering-MEng (Hons)

P

40%

65

40% average with no less than 40% in each Module


Mechanical Engineering-BEng (Hons)

40%

65

40% average with no less than 40% in each Module