This foundation year is for students who wish to study marine technology at Newcastle but do not have mathematics and/or science at the appropriate level for direct entry.
It will provide you with the knowledge you need to progress to one of our three-year Marine Technology BEng degrees.
You will study topics such as:
On successful completion of your foundation year you are guaranteed entry to an engineering degree programme at Newcastle.
The quality of the marine technology study experience at Newcastle is recognised with a very impressive overall student satisfaction score of 100% in the 2013 National Student Survey.
The foundation year is for students who don't have mathematics and/or science at the appropriate level for direct entry to our engineering degrees.
It gives students with proven ability in other subjects the opportunity to become engineers.
This course is also appropriate for applicants with technical or vocational qualifications and for applicants from different educational systems.
This course gives you the knowledge you need to progress to one of our three-year Marine Technology degrees:
If you are not sure which engineering discipline you are interested in, you should apply for the general Engineering with Foundation Year degree.
This allows you to delay your choice of engineering discipline until the end of the foundation year.
We offer engineering degrees at two levels - BEng and MEng.
Both our BEng and MEng degrees provide a pathway to becoming a Chartered Engineer (CEng). This is one of the most recognised international engineering qualifications.
At Newcastle, you will join a vibrant, global community of staff and students in the School of Marine Science and Technology.