Engineering and Physical Sciences Foundation Certificate

This one-year, full-time course is designed for international students whose first language is not English with school-leaving qualifications that do not allow immediate admission to undergraduate engineering, mathematics or computer science degrees.
Year of entry
1 year full-time
Type of study
A level offer
Entry requirements for this course are country specific – search our international qualifications database to find requirements for your country
Required subjects

GCSE mathematics grade 5 (B) and relevant science subject, or equivalent

IB score
5.5 (no less than 5.0 in any element)
Course location
University Park
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My foundation year has made me feel more confident and more prepared to tackle my first year at university.
Marie Ribeiro, Engineering and Physical Sciences Foundation Certificate


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