Civil Engineering with an Integrated Foundation Year MSc

Course Overview - Civil Engineering with an Integrated Foundation Year MSc

Civil Engineering with an Integrated Foundation Year is a one year programme designed to improve your mathematical and scientific understanding and skills to a level where you will be able to start a degree in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering in one of the following subject areas:


- Civil Engineering, BEng


- Civil Engineering, MEng


- Civil Engineering (Enterprise), MEng


- Civil and Structural Engineering, MEng


- Civil Engineering with Industrial Experience, MEng

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

5 Years

Start Date

16/09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

H111

Institution Code

M20

Points of Entry

Foundation

Entry Requirements

A level

Students are accepted from a wide range of educational backgrounds and all applications are considered on their individual merits. Decisions are based on the application as a whole - including the qualifications, the personal statement, and the referee's comments. The following must therefore be viewed only as general guide. Our entry requirements vary depending on the subjects being taken at A level. Typically, we would be looking for: - Grades BBC where a student has 3 relevant subjects - Grades BBB where a student has 2 relevant subjects - Grades ABB where a student has 1 relevant subject The subjects considered to be relevant are Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Design & Technology, Engineering. If you are unsure whether you would be considered with your qualifications/predictions, we would encourage you to contact us before making an application. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the Integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme. To help us make our decision, applicants may be asked to attend an Academic Assessment.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

Students are accepted form a wide range of education backgrounds and all qualifications are considered on their individual merits. Entry and the type of offer made will be dependent on the level and amount of Mathematics and Science taken. Decisions are based on the application, including your qualifications, your personal statement and your academic reference. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme to be undertaken after successfully completing the foundation year. Please contact the academic Department for further information on your suitability to study on our Integrated Foundation Year.

Access to HE Diploma

Each application is considered individually. Applicants should contact the Admissions Office to discuss their particular circumstances. We require a QAA-recognised Access to HE Diploma (a minimum of 60 credits overall with at least 45 at Level 3). We typically require specific subjects relevant to the course, and these will be included in an offer, at specific grades.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

32 points overall with 5,5,5 in Higher Level subjects, including Mathematics, or Physics and Mathematics at Standard Level, if not studying at Higher Level. For this programme of study we will accept:¿Higher Level Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches¿or Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation, at Standard Level or Higher Level. Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Students are accepted form a wide range of education backgrounds and all qualifications are considered on their individual merits. Entry and the type of offer made will be dependent on the level and amount of Mathematics and Science taken. Decisions are based on the application, including your qualifications, your personal statement, and your academic reference. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme to be undertaken after successfully completing the foundation year. Please contact the academic Department for further information on your suitability to study on our Integrated Foundation Year.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

We require Grade B/6 in GCSE/iGCSE Mathematics (if not studied at A-level) and B/6 from one of Physics, Chemistry or Combined Science (if not studied at A-level). We require at least Grade C/4 in GCSE/iGCSE English Language. GCSE/iGCSE English Literature

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Students are accepted form a wide range of education backgrounds and all qualifications are considered on their individual merits. Entry and the type of offer made will be dependent on the level and amount of Mathematics and Science taken. Decisions are based on the application, including your qualifications, your personal statement, and your academic reference. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme to be undertaken after successfully completing the foundation year. Please contact the academic Department for further information on your suitability to study on our Integrated Foundation Year.

AS

Acceptable only in combination with other qualifications.

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

Students are accepted form a wide range of education backgrounds and all qualifications are considered on their individual merits. Entry and the type of offer made will be dependent on the level and amount of Mathematics and Science taken. Decisions are based on the application, including your qualifications, your personal statement and your academic reference. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme to be undertaken after successfully completing the foundation year. Please contact the academic Department for further information on your suitability to study on our Integrated Foundation Year.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

Students are accepted form a wide range of education backgrounds and all qualifications are considered on their individual merits. Entry and the type of offer made will be dependent on the level and amount of Mathematics and Science taken. Decisions are based on the application, including your qualifications, your personal statement and your academic reference. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme to be undertaken after successfully completing the foundation year. Please contact the academic Department for further information on your suitability to study on our Integrated Foundation Year.

Scottish Advanced Higher

Students are accepted form a wide range of education backgrounds and all qualifications are considered on their individual merits. Entry and the type of offer made will be dependent on the level and amount of Mathematics and Science taken. Decisions are based on the application, including your qualifications, your personal statement and your academic reference. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme to be undertaken after successfully completing the foundation year. Please contact the academic Department for further information on your suitability to study on our Integrated Foundation Year.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Students are accepted form a wide range of education backgrounds and all qualifications are considered on their individual merits. Entry and the type of offer made will be dependent on the level and amount of Mathematics and Science taken. Decisions are based on the application, including your qualifications, your personal statement and your academic reference. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme to be undertaken after successfully completing the foundation year. Please contact the academic Department for further information on your suitability to study on our Integrated Foundation Year.

Extended Project

The University recognises the benefits of the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and the opportunities it provides for applicants to develop independent study and research skills. Although the Extended Project will not be included in the conditions of your offer, we strongly encourage you to provide information about the EPQ in your personal statement and at interview. A number of our academic Departments may also choose to take your performance in the EPQ into account should places be available in August for applicants who narrowly miss the entry grades for their chosen course.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

The University welcomes and recognises the value of the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma/Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate and requires two A Levels including Maths and one Science subject to be included within this. The minimum grade required will normally be the same as the lowest grade listed in the A Level entry requirements.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

Students are accepted form a wide range of education backgrounds and all qualifications are considered on their individual merits. Entry and the type of offer made will be dependent on the level and amount of Mathematics and Science taken. Decisions are based on the application, including your qualifications, your personal statement, and your academic reference. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme to be undertaken after successfully completing the foundation year. Please contact the academic Department for further information on your suitability to study on our Integrated Foundation Year.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Students are accepted form a wide range of education backgrounds and all qualifications are considered on their individual merits. Entry and the type of offer made will be dependent on the level and amount of Mathematics and Science taken. Decisions are based on the application, including your qualifications, your personal statement, and your academic reference. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme to be undertaken after successfully completing the foundation year. Please contact the academic Department for further information on your suitability to study on our Integrated Foundation Year.

OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma

Students are accepted form a wide range of education backgrounds and all qualifications are considered on their individual merits. Entry and the type of offer made will be dependent on the level and amount of Mathematics and Science taken. Decisions are based on the application, including your qualifications, your personal statement and your academic reference. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme to be undertaken after successfully completing the foundation year. Please contact the academic Department for further information on your suitability to study on our Integrated Foundation Year.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate

Students are accepted form a wide range of education backgrounds and all qualifications are considered on their individual merits. Entry and the type of offer made will be dependent on the level and amount of Mathematics and Science taken. Decisions are based on the application, including your qualifications, your personal statement and your academic reference. In all cases we only offer places to applicants if we are convinced that they have the academic potential and the high level of motivation that is needed to be successful on the integrated Foundation Year and on their chosen degree programme to be undertaken after successfully completing the foundation year. Please contact the academic Department for further information on your suitability to study on our Integrated Foundation Year.

T Level

We will accept the following T Levels: Construction: Design, Surveying and Planning This T Level will be considered on a case by case basis depending on the units taken, applicants presenting with T Levels will be required to complete an academic assessment prior to receiving an offer. We strongly encourage students to contact the relevant department before submitting an application via UCAS. The University of Manchester does not have a blanket policy on preferred subjects at GCSE, aside from English Language and Maths, which are required at a minimum of Grade C or above or Grade 4 or above for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England. Engineering, Manufacturing, Processing and Control Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing These T Levels will be considered on a case by case basis depending on the units taken, applicants presenting with these T Levels will be required to complete an academic assessment prior to receiving an offer. We strongly encourage students to contact the department before submitting an application via UCAS. Students will be expected to achieve a Distinction overall with a minimum of grade A in the core component

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