Specific entry requirements
- a minimum of one pass at A-level or
6-unit Vocational A-level (in Maths, Physics or a closely related
subject), plus a minimum of three passes at GCSE (grades A-C)
including Mathematics at grade B or equivalent and English language.
- a National Certificate or Diploma or
other full equivalent Level 3 qualification, in a discipline related to
Engineering, including merits in the applied units, plus a minimum of
three passes at GCSE (grades A-C) including Mathematics at grade B or
equivalent and English language.
Students with a
minimum of two years of relevant work experience and a current role in an
appropriate workplace setting that have a line manager's letter of support and
recommendation are encouraged to apply.
learning is an integral part of the Foundation Degree programme. Thus, a key characteristic of a Foundation
Degree is close co-operation with relevant employers. Entrants to the programme will be expected to
have the support of their employer and will need to demonstrate the employer
will provide the opportunity for work-based learning, e.g. a letter of employer
support with the application form. For
full-time students, arrangements will be made to identify appropriate work
placement in advance of admission. It
follows that in order to undertake the assessment on the programme, a student
must have access to an appropriate work environment (voluntary or paid;
full-time, part-time or work placement).
If during the course of the programme a student loses their work or
access to the work-place then alternative arrangements, if feasible, must be
made as soon as possible. Whilst the
college will facilitate as far as possible, fundamentally, it remains the learner’s
responsibility to secure such access in order to complete the assessment on the
Please also see the University's general entry requirements.
Applicants are normally interviewed and may be required to undertake
numeracy and literacy tests as part of the assessment by the College, especially
where experiential learning is used to support admission, to ensure that they
possess the appropriate attributes to succeed on the programme and to check on the suitability of the
work environment to which applicants have access.
English language requirements
Please see the University's standard English language requirements
How to apply
International students would normally have to study full-time unless they have full-time employment within the UK.
Terms and Conditions of Enrolment
When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.
Oxford Brookes operates the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). All undergraduate single modules are equivalent to 7.5 ECTS credits and double modules to 15 ECTS credits. More about ECTS credits.