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Foundation in Engineering & Robotics




What will I learn?

Take the first step to becoming a highly-sought-after engineering or robotics graduate with a foundation programme that will help you reach your potential.

Special features

Access the largest number of humanoid robots available to undergraduate students in Europe
Optional placement year

Foundation Syllabus

Semester 1

  • ILS1AND3 - Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
  • BUS107 - Principles of ICT

You will use Microsoft Office packages and get to grips with website content management systems (CMS) and other online apps.
How will I be assessed? 50% coursework, 25% exam and 25% presentation assessment

  • SCI101 - Numerical Techniques 1
  • SCI115 - Physics 1

Semester 2

  • SCI103 - Numerical Techniques 3
  • SCI116 - Physics 2
  • SCI130 - Research and Referencing
  • SCI131 - Programming Techniques

Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Which department am I in?

Plymouth University International College

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£15,250.00 (US$ 18,356) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

15 May 2023, 19 September 2023


Plymouth University International College

15 Portland Villas,

Drake Circus,


PL4 8AA, England


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