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International Year One in Engineering

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a range of Engineering-related subjects at the University of Exeter.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Study academic modules that reflect the first year of your chosen degree.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to modules which equip you with the skills you need for university.
  • Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you.
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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 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

Academic requirements:

Satisfactory completion of A-levels, or first year of overseas university degree with good grades or equivalent. A-level Mathematics or equivalent at grade C. A science subject must also have been studied eg. Biology, Chemistry, Further Mathematics and/or Physics.

Don't meet the English language level?
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Scholarships

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

When you continue to your degree at University of Exeter you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth over £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
16 September 2019 5 June 2020 3 Terms
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*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week on average

Class size: 17
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Engineering student works on engine at University of Exeter

Start your career in one of the most exciting industries with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. From construction to commissioning, design and marketing, you’ll have a wide range of employment options through this interesting subject.

The course is a great mix of practical, hands-on experience and theory, with a 3D visualisation suite and the latest Additive Layer Manufacturing technology to prepare you for the workplace.

There are also strong links with companies in the mechanical engineering industry, such as Airbus and Jaguar, which can provide interactive student tours.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on your successes and meet the requirements for entry to the second year of a degree. Marks from the International Year One programme do not count towards the final degree, but help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

Academic requirements:

Satisfactory completion of A-levels, or first year of overseas university degree with good grades or equivalent. A-level Mathematics or equivalent at grade C. A science subject must also have been studied eg. Biology, Chemistry, Further Mathematics and/or Physics.

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

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

When you continue to your degree at University of Exeter you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth over £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
16 September 2019 5 June 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week on average

Class size: 17
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Engineering student works on engine at University of Exeter

Start your career in one of the most exciting industries with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. From construction to commissioning, design and marketing, you’ll have a wide range of employment options through this interesting subject.

The course is a great mix of practical, hands-on experience and theory, with a 3D visualisation suite and the latest Additive Layer Manufacturing technology to prepare you for the workplace.

There are also strong links with companies in the mechanical engineering industry, such as Airbus and Jaguar, which can provide interactive student tours.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on your successes and meet the requirements for entry to the second year of a degree. Marks from the International Year One programme do not count towards the final degree, but help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
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