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Brunel University London

Engineering with an Integrated Foundation Year with Professional Development

UCAS Code: H101
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) years full-time, sandwich 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • General engineering
Student score
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% employed or in further study
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Average graduate salary
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

including Mathematics or Physics

Scottish Highers
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Scottish Advanced Highers

including Mathematics or Physics

BTEC Diploma

in Aeronautical Engineering, Applied Science, Construction and the Built Environment, Electrical or Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with A level grade C in Mathematics or Physics

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

in Aeronautical Engineering, Electrical or Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Construction and the Built Environment, including Distinction in Engineering Principles and Further Engineering Mathematics or equivalent units

International Baccalaureate

including grade 4 in Higher Level Maths or Physics

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Qualified, skilled engineers are in demand – but in short supply – throughout the world. We’ll help you take the first step on your journey to an exciting career in engineering. Students accepted to the Engineering with an Integrated Foundation Year are entitled to funding throughout their studies. We recommend that you apply and secure funding for the full five-year, MEng programme. This can be reduced if you decide not to take a placement year. As a foundation year student, you can also benefit from living on campus. Taking Engineering with an Integrated Foundation Year is a smart way to start on your career path. Not everyone has the qualifications they need to begin a particular degree course straight away. This course will build on your existing qualifications in subjects such as mathematics and physics so you can pursue your ambition to become a world-class engineer. As well as attending lectures and seminars, you’ll learn through hands-on practical experience. Theoretical subjects such as mathematics, physics and engineering science are mainly assessed by examination. Skills-based subjects such as engineering projects and communications are assessed by coursework, presentations and lab reports. There are two one-week project breaks during which you’ll work in a team to gain practical knowledge of control systems, designing models, analysing design and calculating physical parameters. Once you’ve successfully completed your foundation year and achieved the grades needed for your chosen engineering course, you can progress to the first year of one of Brunel’s engineering degree programmes. This foundation year is your first step towards an engineering degree. Students who continued to our BEng/MEng programmes now work for companies including Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Land Rover, GE Energy, Airbus and British Airways.


Engineering with an Integrated Foundation Year 1 Mathematical Methods, Foundations of Physics, Engineering Science, Materials Science, Communications, Projects and Electronic Engineering.

Brunel University London

Main Concourse

Situated on the edge of London, Brunel University is a short journey from the vibrant capital, offering the perfect balance between cosmopolitan city living and a tight knit diverse community. The uni boasts well-known lecturers including Will Self, Benjamin Zephaniah and Fay Weldon. Brunel is home to world-class sports facilities, including one of the few 132m indoor sprint tracks in the country.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
18% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
14% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
5% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
34% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
As a mixed subject within engineering where students get a chance to learn from a range of disciplines, this course isn't taken by as many people as some of the more specialist disciplines. Demand for engineering skills is high, though, and so unemployment rates are low and the average starting salary was a very healthy £26,400 for 2015 graduates. Graduates are able to specialise enough to be working in jobs in engineering — especially in design and development - as well as engineering project management. IT and management consultancy were some of the more common jobs outside engineering. Bear in mind that a lot of courses are four years long, and lead to a MEng qualification — this is necessary if you want to become a Chartered Engineer.
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