What will I learn?

A number of our degrees are also offered with an additional foundation year (Year 0). Whether you are a school-leaver or someone considering returning to study but don’t have the entry requirements for your chosen subject, a foundation year course may be just what you’re looking for.A foundation year is the first year of a four year programme which:•provides an introduction not only to study at University but also to your chosen subject•offers you a highly supportive environment where you can develop the self-confidence, knowledge, skills and understanding for further study.Whether it’s making the clothes on our backs or picking the crops from fields, mechanical engineering and advanced manufacturing is all around us. Our degree will prepare you for the challenges of this ever-evolving sector. You’ll finish your degree with industry-ready skills and creativity to overcome the next generation of challenges. Designed and run in collaboration with business, and utilising the pioneering CDIO approach, this degree is rewarding and opens up real-world career pathways. Our foundation year option enables you to join the Mechanical Engineering (Advanced Manufacture) course even if you don’t have the formal qualifications or experience to meet the entry requirements. It equips you with the knowledge to move into formal degree study, setting you up for future success.On completion of the course you'll be on track to become an Incorporated Engineer.

Which department am I in?

School of Human and Life Sciences

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 19,333) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

September 2022


Main Site

North Holmes Road,



CT1 1QU, England

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


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