What will I learn?

The Foundation Year in Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering has been specifically designed to allow you to enhance your knowledge and skills of core mathematics as well as of core physics and electrical engineering principles, whilst enabling you to progress to your selected BSc or BEng course upon successful completion.Taught by a specialist team of academics, this course consists of six modules and is organised in two pathways. The core modules will cover key aspects which lie at the foundation of all mathematical, physical, and technological disciplines. The sixth module is the pathway module, differentiating mathematics students from physics and electrical engineering students.During the programme, you will develop fundamental research skills and independent learning skills through specialised and research-informed modules. You will build a broad range of mathematical and scientific competences addressing real-world problems and develop key employability skills that will prove invaluable when you enter the workplace. During laboratory and IT sessions, you will apply the theories taught in lectures and acquire practical experience to enhance your understanding of the teaching material.Delivered in industry-leading facilities by our highly experienced team, you will be supported at every step of your course to ensure an enjoyable experience that will enhance your learning and future employment prospects.Successful completion of this course will provide you with the knowledge required for your subsequent undergraduate degree. You will be able to progress onto one of the following courses:Mathematics BSc (Hons),Physics BSc (Hons),Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons)Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

Which department am I in?

Mathematics

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,500.00 (US$ 21,827) per year
Year 1: £16,500.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Sutherland Building,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Northumberland,

NE1 8ST, England

Full Time (5 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,500.00 (US$ 21,827) per year
Year 1: £16,500.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Sutherland Building,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Northumberland,

NE1 8ST, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Advanced Placement Tests - Grade 3 or above in at least two tests (preferably three tests). All Undergraduate Programmes IELTS 6.0 minimum component 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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