Engineering International Foundation Year


Full-time

Entry 2018

Duration

UCAS code

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Learning and assessment

The programme is taught in a traditional format: lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions.

We foster an active learning environment, especially in laboratory classes. Academic theory is presented though lectures, and knowledge and understanding is strengthened through the application of tutorials and example classes.

We have a mixed portfolio of assessments:

  • classroom tests
  • examinations
  • computer based tests
  • coursework
  • individual and group presentations

Many of our modules are linked, spanning two semesters.

We have specifically designed our assessment strategy to ensure that students are not heavily weighted with assessments in semester 2.

Typically for all modules there is least 15-30% given towards course work or some practical element of the module and 70% summative examination assessment.

Facilities

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The School of Engineering has excellent facilities for both teaching and research purposes.

We have a number of specialist laboratories equipped to cover each engineering discipline within the School.

We have a number of computer clusters offering students access to high-spec computers running up-to-date software engineering applications.

We also have a dedicated technical support team who help to keep everything running smoothly.

Study support

Our comprehensive support services will help you to achieve your full potential – both academically and personally. 

We provide all you need to make the very best of your time with us, and successfully progress through your studies and on into the world of graduate employment. 

Our support services include: 

  • Personal tutors 
  • Disability services 
  • Counselling services 
  • MyBradford student support centres 
  • The Students’ Union 
  • Chaplaincy and faith advisers 
  • An on-campus nursery 
  • Halls wardens 

We have well-stocked libraries and excellent IT facilities across campus. These facilities are open 24 hours a day during term time, meaning you’ll always find a place to get things done on campus. 

Our Academic Skills Advice Service will work with you to develop your academic, interpersonal and transferable skills. 

Research

Several prominent researchers are involved with the programme, including:

  • Dr Ben Whiteside of the Centre for Polymer Micro and Nano Technology
  • Dr Elaine Brown of the Centre for Advanced Materials Engineering
  • Professor Tahir Khan - 50th Anniversary Chair in Materials Engineering
This is the current course information. Modules and course details may change, subject to the University's programme approval, monitoring and review procedures. The University reserves the right to alter or withdraw courses, services and facilities as described on our website without notice and to amend Ordinances, Regulations, fees and charges at any time. Students should enquire as to the up-to-date position when applying for their course of study.