Ulster University Foundation Degree in Mechatronic Engineering
This course is studied part time over 3 years.
The Foundation degree programme comprises the following modules:
- Engineering Mathematics
- Mechanical Principles A
- Manufacturing Processes
- Programmable Logic Controlled Electro-pneumatic Systems
- Electrical & Electronic Fundamentals
- Engineering Materials
- Professional Studies
- CAD Techniques
- CAD/ CAM
- Analogue & Digital Electronics
- Mechanical Principles B
- Business Improvement Techniques
- Principles & Applications of Embedded Systems
- Work Based Learning
This course may grant you privileges as an Associate Student of Ulster University and you may have access to a number of University services and facilities, including membership of the Ulster University sports centre and access to the campus libraries. To find out more visit UU Associate Student.
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Typically, weekly contact hours are scheduled for a minimum of 8.5 hours per week per semester. Student workload usually includes 2 to 3 assessments (a combination of coursework and or/ examination) per module. The Foundation Degree also provides students with an opportunity to undertake a substantial work based project during the final year of the programme.
- GCE A-Levels to include a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths subject or a Level 3 vocational qualification in Engineering, equivalent to 56 UCAS Tariff points.
- You must satisfy the University’s General Entry Requirements, which are:
- GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above.
- GCSE English Language Grade C or above or Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Communication.
- OR Provide evidence of ability to undertake the course through the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). APEL is a process by which you may be awarded credits for learning that you have gained in the past, and which is relevant to the course to which you have applied. It may also help you gain entry to a programme if you do not have the required entry qualifications. This may be certificated or experiential learning.
In circumstances where the number of applications exceeds the number of places available, SERC reserves the right to select those candidates offering the highest grades
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Some modules are assessed entirely through coursework, while others are assessed through a combination of coursework and written examination. Where a module is assessed through coursework and examination 70% of the final module mark will be comprised of the coursework element and 30% of the end of module examination.
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