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International Year Two in Engineering

Prepare for direct entry to Year 3 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subjects in the School of Engineering and Built Environment at GCU.

Course features

  • A specialist programme helping you to develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree.
  • Our class sizes are smaller than you’ll typically experience at university – so you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • You will have university-style lessons to help you adapt to the studying in the UK.
  • Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you.
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A quality-assured university programme, validated by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Key facts

Course length: 3 Terms (9 months)
Start dates: September
Fees: From £12,995
Academic requirements:

A recognised International Foundation, the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Award:

Diploma of Higher Education (SCQF Level 8) from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Extended (4 terms, contains an additional term of English language.)
  • Integrated (3 years, combines an undergraduate degree with the pathway programme)
A quality-assured university programme, validated by Glasgow Caledonian University.

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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake, students must be 16 years old before registering with the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year.
Academic requirements:

A recognised International Foundation, the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at GCU you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £5,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
17 September 2018 14 June 2019 3 Terms £12,995

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO student with audio equipment being guided by teacher.

The technical and people skills acquired in this degree will open up a wide range of opportunities for careers in the audio industry.

GCU has an excellent reputation for teaching audio, and continues to undertake exciting technical research which feeds into this programme.

You’ll learn in a stimulating environment that promotes experimentation, using specialist audio facilities and a range of industry-standard equipment and software.

You’ll benefit from guest lectures by industry experts, and have the option to undertake an innovative work experience module, or to study abroad for a semester through the ERASMUS scheme.

The programme is accredited by JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) as well as the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology).


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed via a combination of:

  • written assignments
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • presentations
  • problem solving exercises

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake, students must be 16 years old before registering with the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year.
Academic requirements:

A recognised International Foundation, the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at GCU you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £5,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
17 September 2018 14 June 2019 3 Terms £12,995

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
INTO student with audio equipment being guided by teacher.

The technical and people skills acquired in this degree will open up a wide range of opportunities for careers in the audio industry.

GCU has an excellent reputation for teaching audio, and continues to undertake exciting technical research which feeds into this programme.

You’ll learn in a stimulating environment that promotes experimentation, using specialist audio facilities and a range of industry-standard equipment and software.

You’ll benefit from guest lectures by industry experts, and have the option to undertake an innovative work experience module, or to study abroad for a semester through the ERASMUS scheme.

The programme is accredited by JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) as well as the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology).

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed via a combination of:

  • written assignments
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • presentations
  • problem solving exercises
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