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2023/24 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Engineering) (4 year)

Programme code:BEN-IIFY/ENGUCAS code:
Duration:4 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Martin Maule Contact

Total credits: 120

Entry requirements:

Academic Requirements: Applicants are required to achieve specific grades in an appropriate qualification (usually deemed equivalent to AS Level).

English Language Requirements: Applicants will be expected to provide evidence of English language skills equivalent to IELTS overall score of 5.5, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component.

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

International Pathways Centre

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

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

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

The initial year (IFY) of the programme is at NQF level 3 and QAA Subject Benchmarks are not applicable. Years 1-3 are already validated full degree programmes and are referenced to subject benchmarks.

Programme specification:

The Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Engineering) is an extended 4-year degree. It 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 Year 1 of a University of Leeds Engineering-related undergraduate degree programme.

The International Foundation Year will provide a firm grounding in the subjects required for the students’ intended continued undergraduate study. Successful completion of the initial year will guarantee you progression onto your chosen undergraduate degree at Leeds.

Year1 - View timetable

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

Compulsory modules:

Students will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

ELU0040Academic Study Skills for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MATH0111Elementary Differential Calculus (Version 1)10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH0212Elementary Integral Calculus (Version 1)10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH0360Introduction to Applied Mathematics 110 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH0370Introduction to Applied Mathematics 210 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Optional modules:

Students will also be required to complete modules in a relevant science subject.


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


PHYS0016Thermal and Materials Physics10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PHYS0025Waves and Particles10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PHYS0036Fields and Electricity10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PHYS0040Introduction to Experimental Physics10 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Last updated: 16/01/2023 10:58:43


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