Pre-Bachelor International Foundation in Engineering and Science

University of Manchester
En Manchester (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Manchester (Inglaterra)

The International Foundation in Engineering and Science course offered by INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester prepares students for direct entry to an undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics and chemistry related subjects at The University of Manchester.

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Requisitos: English Language Requirements IELTS Take IELTS test 5 IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

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09 septiembre 2016
Oxford Road, M13 9PL, Greater Manchester, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Engineering Science
Foundation Engineering
GCSE Mathematics
GCSE Physics
Skills and Training


Course Content You will study the following modules:

English for Academic Purposes and Study Skills

  • This module introduces reading techniques for academic study and the structure and function of academic writing. You will develop skills in writing English clearly and appropriately as well as the ability to take part in academic discussion. The Study Skills element is an essential preparation for university life. This part of the course will help you work in groups, present ideas, manage your time, conduct research, make lecture notes, organise the content of essays and understand how to evaluate your own work.

ICT (Information Communication Technologies)

  • This module will teach you how to use word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software, as well as using the Internet, e-mail and virtual learning environment (VLE) software in support of your learning.

Independent Research

  • The module is intended to prepare you for independent study through developing your research skills and abilities. The aim of this module is to: introduce you to the academic culture of UK higher education provide you with the intellectual development necessary for undergraduate study in the UK help support key study skills for successful undergraduate study.
You can choose three from the following five specialist modules (please note that the choice of subjects will depend on the student's chosen degree programme):


  • This module takes an evolutionary approach to biology and considers different levels of organisation in living systems. You will study life processes showing fundamental similarities between living things.


  • This module builds on the fundamental principles of general chemistry to develop concepts of physical, inorganic and organic chemistry. You will develop an appreciation of the social, environmental, economic and technological impact of chemistry on the community.

Further Mathematics

  • This module is intended for more expert mathematicians and extends into a wide variety of more complex areas of mathematics.
  • Part 1: in this module, you will develop a methodical approach to problem solving using mathematical techniques and theory.
  • Part 2 (for science pathways): this module develops mathematical topics that can be applied to the world of science and technology. Your studies will involve calculator-based, computer-assisted and computer-algebra activities and data-handling exercises.


  • A wide variety of topics are included of particular relevance to students wishing to pursue a degree in physics or an engineering related field.

You should apply for this course if you have completed secondary school education in your home country. The International Foundation programme provides academic preparation for first year entry and ensures that you meet the minimum English language requirement for entry to your chosen undergraduate degree programme at The University of Manchester. Succcesful completion of this programme will also allow you to apply for entry to other universities in the UK.

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