Engineering Foundation BEng (Hons) (4 year route including a Foundation Year at Carmel College) Add to your prospectus

  • Offers study abroad opportunities Offers study abroad opportunities
  • Opportunity to study for a year in China Offers a Year in China
  • This degree is accreditedAccredited

Key information


  • Course length: 4 years
  • UCAS code: H109
  • Year of entry: 2019
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This modular programme provides a four-year route to any of the BEng degree programmes currently available in the School of Engineering.

Programme in detail

The first year (Year Zero) is based at Carmel College, St Helens, about nine miles from the main University precinct. The College offers small class sizes and high standards of academic achievement. The programme, which is moderated by University staff, comprises introductory modules in Physics and Mathematics with students choosing a third optional module from Chemistry or Information Technology. In Year Two, Three and Four, students follow their chosen course from a number of available Engineering programmes.

Department Key Facts

Number of first year students

352 Year One undergraduates in 2017

UK league tables

Ranked 15th (Aerospace) in the Sunday Times/Times University Guide 2017

Graduate prospects

87% of our graduates are in work/study six months after graduation (DLHE201/16)

Why this subject?

Choose a degree that prepares you to be a modern engineer for the future

You'll benefit from research-led teaching, conducted in collaboration with industry, Government, research laboratories and academics.

Benefit from learning in outstanding facilities

Our £32 million redevelopment includes the award-winning Active Learning Laboratory, two research-standard full motion flight simulators (one of which is unique within the academic world), manufacturing robotics, wind turbines and a water flume.

Put your learning into practice through a year in industry

There is nothing like spending a year working in industry as part of your degree for consolidating your knowledge and giving you a head start in the job market after you graduate. A year in industry can be taken in all our programmes.

Shape our flexible programmes around you

Specialise in one discipline or develop a broad skill base across all engineering disciplines.

Gain professional accreditation

All our BEng/MEng degree programmes are accredited, or preparing for accreditation, by at least one professional institution, providing you with a solid foundation for your career. A MEng degree from Liverpool satisfies the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).