International Year One in Engineering

Introduction

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a range of Engineering-related subjects at the University of Exeter.

On campus study

This program is available to study on campus only.

Key information

  • Make use of industry-standard, three-dimensional Computer Aided Design software, such as MATLAB and SolidWorks, and industry-standard laboratory facilities for a tasks such as injection moulding and material testing.
  • Gain hands-on experience through practical-based learning, including field trips and laboratory work.
  • Design and build a hydroelectric generator.
  • Lectures are taught alongside University of Exeter students.
  • Continued learning outside of the classroom, with trips including a guided tour of Bloodhound SSC and the Silverstone racetrack.

Fast facts

Class duration

  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 17

Award

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

Teaching

Teaching methods

  • Lectures which are taught alongside current University of Exeter students.
  • Seminars.
  • Workshops.
  • Group projects and presentations.
  • Practical exercises.
  • Field trips.

Why University of Exeter?

  • Industry experience is available on degrees in civil engineering, electronic engineering, materials engineering and mechanical engineering.
  • Professionally accredited by ICE, IET and IStructE, and conforming to standards for Chartered Engineer status.
  • MEng (Hons) Engineering and Entrepreneurship is a pioneering course designed to support engineering innovators in starting a business. Students can pitch for up to £10,000.
  • Opportunity to meet with graduate employers. Recent graduates now work at: PwC, IBM, Jaguar Land Rover and Shell.

Student success

92% Passed
91% Eligible

Take a look at our student progression results in International Year One in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for 2018-19.

Passed: % of those who completed their pathway

Eligible: % eligible to progress to University of Exeter of those who passed

Start Dates September
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

Satisfactory completion of A-levels, or first year of overseas university degree with good grades or equivalent. A-level Mathematics or equivalent at grade C. A science subject must also have been studied eg. Biology, Chemistry, Further Mathematics and/or Physics.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent

Dates & fees

September 2022 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 19 September 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 7 April 2023
Mon 1 May 2023 - Fri 9 June 2023


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Civil Engineering-BEng (Hons)

P

50%

65%

Academic Average to include INT1111 (Fundamentals of Mechanics & Materials)


Civil Engineering-MEng (Hons)

P

50%

65%

Academic Average to include INT1111 (Fundamentals of Mechanics & Materials)


Electronic Engineering-BEng (Hons)

P

50%

65%

Academic Average to include INT1114 (Fundamentals of Mechanics & Electronics)


Electronic Engineering-MEng (Hons)

P

50%

65%

Academic Average to include INT1114 (Fundamentals of Mechanics & Electronics)


Engineering and Entrepreneurship-BEng (Hons)

50%

65%

Academic Average to include INT1111 (Fundamentals of Mechanics & Materials)


Engineering and Management-BEng (Hons)

P

50%

65%

Academic Average to include INT1111 (Fundamentals of Mechanics Materials)


Engineering and Management-MEng (Hons)

P

50%

65%

Academic Average to include INT1111 (Fundamentals of Mechanics Materials)


Engineering-BEng (Hons)

50%

65%

Academic Average to include INT1111 (Fundamentals of Mechanics Materials)


Engineering-MEng (Hons)

50%

65%

Academic Average to include INT1111 (Fundamentals of Mechanics Materials)


Mechanical Engineering-BEng (Hons)

P

50%

65%

Academic Average to include INT1111 (Fundamentals of Mechanics Materials)


Mechanical Engineering-MEng (Hons)

P

50%

65%

Academic Average to include INT1111 (Fundamentals of Mechanics Materials)