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2020/21 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

International Foundation Year – Engineering Route

Programme code:ND-IFY/ENGGUCAS code:
Duration:1 Year Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Anne Lawrence Contact

Total credits: 120

Entry requirements:

A good performance in the final school leaving certificate for the student's country of origin (or equivalent) plus a recognised English Language qualification.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

International Foundation Year

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

The Examination Boards of the University Schools / Units responsible for delivering the modules.

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Not applicable - Level 0.

Programme specification:

The programme will: This International Foundation Year – Engineering Route programme offers an opportunity to those international students who have the potential and motivation to succeed, but who do not yet have the formal qualifications required for entry to level 1 of a University of Leeds engineering-related undergraduate degree programme.
It is a one-year foundation year (level 0) programme taught at National Qualification Framework (NQF) level 3.
The International Foundation Year – Engineering Route provides a firm grounding in the subjects required for the students’ intended undergraduate degree programmes. Those who successfully complete level 0 will be admitted to one of a wide range of engineering-related undergraduate degree programmes offered by the University of Leeds. For a list of these degree programmes please see the International Foundation Year website.

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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Students will be required to study 120 credits.

Compulsory modules:

All students will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

ELU0035Academic Study Skills for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MATH0111Elementary Differential Calculus (Version 1)10 creditsSemester 1
MATH0212Elementary Integral Calculus (Version 1)10 creditsSemester 2
MATH0360Introduction to Applied Mathematics 110 creditsSemester 1
MATH0370Introduction to Applied Mathematics 210 creditsSemester 2

Optional modules:

In addition to Academic Study Skills and Maths modules, you will be required to study one of the following sets of modules.


CHEM0811Elementary General and Inorganic Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1
CHEM0821Elementary Physical Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1
CHEM0831Elementary Organic Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 2
CHEM0841Elementary Analytical Chemistry and Chemistry Project10 creditsSemester 2


PHYS0016Thermal and Materials Physics10 creditsSemester 2
PHYS0025Waves and Particles10 creditsSemester 1
PHYS0036Fields and Electricity10 creditsSemester 2
PHYS0040Physics Laboratory10 creditsSemester 2

Last updated: 13/07/2020 21:12:41


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