International Diploma 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 for subject-based modules, 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.
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.

Entry requirements additional information:

A-level entry may be possible for this Engineering programme but will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard or extended courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

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

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
29 September 2020 18 June 2021 3 Terms
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*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 10-15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21-25 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.


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 2020/21 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.

Entry requirements additional information:

A-level entry may be possible for this Engineering programme but will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard or extended courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

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

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
29 September 2020 18 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 10-15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21-25 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.

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 2020/21 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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