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Programme Specifications

Programme Specification

International Foundation Programme

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Summary
  • Aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Structure
  • Progression & weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Foundation Programmes at Loughborough University
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award See 'Criteria for Progression'
Programme title International Foundation Studies
Programme code FYUF66 Bioengineering with an International Foundation Year; FYUF60 Chemical Engineering with an International Foundation Year; FYUF51 Chemistry with an International Foundation Year; FYUF52 Computer Science with an International Foundation Year; FYUF61 Civil Engineering with an International Foundation Year; FYUF75 Electronic & Electrical Engineering with an International Foundation Year; FYUF53 Mathematics with an International Foundation Year; FYUF70 Product Design Engineering with an International Foundation Year; FYUF71 Mechanical Engineering with an International Foundation Year; FYUF72 Manufacturing Engineering with an International Foundation Year; FYUF73 Sports Technology with an International Foundation Year; FYUF74 Engineering Management with an International Foundation Year; FYUF63 Materials with an International Foundation Year; FYUF54 Physics with an International Foundation Year; FYUF64 Aeronautical Engineering with an International Foundation Year; FYUF65 Automotive Engineering with an International Foundation Year; FYUF80 Sport with an International Foundation Year; FYUF81 Human Biology with an International Foundation Year; FYUF82 Psychology with an International Foundation Year; FYUF83 Business with an International Foundation Year; FYUF84 Economics with an International Foundation Year; FYUF90 Social Sciences with an International Foundation Year;
Length of programme Two semesters
UCAS code H1FP Bioengineering with an International Foundation Year; H8FY Chemical Engineering with an International Foundation Year; F1FY Chemistry with an International Foundation Year; G4FY Computer Science with an International Foundation Year; H2FY Civil Engineering with an International Foundation Year; H6FY Electronic and Electrical Engineering with an International Foundation Year; G1FY Mathematics with an International Foundation Year; H7FP Product Design Engineering with a Foundation Year; H3FY Mechanical Engineering with an International Foundation Year; H7FY Manufacturing Engineering with an International Foundation Year; H3FP Engineering Management with an International Foundation Year; J5FY Materials Engineering with an International Foundation Year; F3FY Physics with an International Foundation Year; H4FY Aeronautical Engineering with an International Foundation Year; H3YF Automotive Engineering with an International Foundation Year; C6FP Sport with an International Foundation Year; C1FP Human Biology with an International Foundation Year; C8FP Psychology with an International Foundation Year; N1FP Business with an International Foundation Year; L1FP Economics with an International Foundation Year; L3FP Social Sciences with an International Foundation Year;
Admissions criteria

International applicants who cannot apply for direct entry to the first year of a programme because they have only studied year 12 qualifications, they are missing one or more of the required subjects, their English Language is not at the required level or their circumstances have not allowed them to achieve at the appropriate level (eg illness or bereavement). Students must have an IELTS of 5.5 (with 5.5 in each part). Applications will be judged on an individual basis and on their merits. An interview and diagnostic test may be required.

Date at which the programme specification was published Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:36:23 BST

1. Programme Aims

• To provide a programme of study to allow students from a wide variety of backgrounds to obtain the necessary skill and knowledge to progress to an associated degree programme

• To equip students with transferable skills, attributes and confidence and thus help prepare them for higher education and future employment

• Develop the English language skills required for successful study within higher education

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

• Framework for Higher Education Qualifications

• Loughborough University’s Learning and Teaching Strategy

• School Assessment Policy and Assessment Strategy

• Annual Programme Review and Quadrenial Review

• Staff/student committees

• The research interests and specialisms of the teaching staff and their professional involvement in the disciplines.

• Accreditation bodies and Foundation Year Network

• National Qualification Framework

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to describe:

K1 The fundamental subject principles which will be of direct relevance to their chosen degree programme

K2 The relevance of mathematics in a variety of applications

K3 Key strategies required to access spoken and written academic texts

K4 A broad range of vocabulary and functional language suitable for academic communication

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

C1 Construct logical arguments

C2 Apply the principles of subject studies to practical situations

C3 Demonstrate an understanding of academic essay structure

C4 Construct reasoned arguments, using relevant sources to support findings

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

P1 Collect, record and organise qualitative and/or quantitative data

P2 Analyse data

c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

T1 Apply information from a variety of appropriate sources

T2 Present data in an appropriate format

T3 Work effectively with a team

T4 Communicate effectively in written formats

T5 Communicate effectively in oral formats

T6 Manage time and effort in the organisation of work and studies

T7 Demonstrate ethical principles and academic integrity

 

4. Programme structure

Administrative responsibility for the programme rests with the School of Science.

 

4.1 Content

Students select modules appropriate to their destination department, as shown in the matrix at 4.2 below.

 

4.2 Department module specifications

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2 MUST  be included in the options chosen unless you have met your departmental admission criteria (6.5 IELTS or 7.0 IELTS for Business and Economics).

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF254 Introduction to Circuits and Electronics

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF252 Design and Manufacture of Consumer products

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

 

Bioengineering

 

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

 

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)  FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

 

FYF201 Structure and Reactivity with FYF202 Synthesis and Spectroscopy

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF254 Introduction to Circuits and Electronics

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)  

Business

FYF003 Modelling with Mathematics and Statistics (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1  and 2)

FYF120 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF151 Basic Microeconomics with FYF152 Basic Macroeconomics

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF222 Sociology with FYF221 Introduction to Psychology

FYF351 Business Finance with FYF352 Introduction to Marketing

 

Chemical Engineering

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF201 Structure and Reactivity with FYF202 Synthesis and Spectroscopy

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

OR

FYF301 Biological Systems and Disease with FYF302 Living Organisms: variation, population and environment

 

Chemistry

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF003 Modelling with Mathematics and Statistics (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF007 Foundation Year Geography (Semester 1 and 2)

 

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2) OR

FYF120 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF151 Basic Microeconomics with FYF152 Basic Macroeconomics

 

FYF201 Structure and Reactivity with FYF202 Synthesis and Spectroscopy

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

OR

FYF301 Biological Systems and Disease with FYF302 Living Organisms: variation, population and environment

OR

FYF351 Business Finance with FYF352 Introduction to Marketing

 

Civil Engineering

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF201 Structure and Reactivity with FYF202 Synthesis and Spectroscopy

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

 

Computer Science

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF120 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF151 Introduction to Economics with FYF152 Basic Macroeconomics

 

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF254 Introduction to Circuits and Electronics

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FY252 Design and Manufacture of Consumer products

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)  

OR

FYF301 Biological Systems and Disease with FYF302 Living Organisms: variation, population and environment  

OR

FYF351 Business Finance with FYF352 Introduction to Marketing 

 

Economics

FYF003 Modelling with Mathematics and Statistics (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF151 Basic Microeconomics with FYF152 Basic Macroeconomics

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF222 Sociology with FYF221 Introduction to Psychology

FYF351 Business Finance with FYF352 Introduction to Marketing

Electronic & Electrical Engineering

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF254 Introduction to Circuits and Electronics

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

Human Biology

FYF003 Modelling with Mathematics and Statistics (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)  

OR

FYF007 Foundation Year Geography (Semester 1 and 2)

 

 

FYF120 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science (Semester 1 and 2)

 

 

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF201 Structure and Reactivity with FYF202 Synthesis and Spectroscopy

OR

FYF221 Introduction to Psychology with FYF222 Sociology

FYF301 Biological Systems and Disease with FYF302 Living Organisms: variation, population and environment

 

Materials Engineering

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1  and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF201 Structure and Reactivity with FYF202 Synthesis and Spectroscopy

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF252 Design and Manufacture of Consumer products

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF254 Introduction to Circuits and Electronics

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

Mathematics

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF120 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF151 Basic Microeconomics with FYF152 Basic Macroeconomics

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF201 Structure and Reactivity with FYF202 Synthesis and Spectroscopy

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF254 Introduction to Circuits and Electronics

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF252 Design and Manufacture of Consumer products

OR

FYF221 Introduction to Psychology with FYF222 Sociology 

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

OR

FYF301 Biological Systems and Disease with FYF302 Living Organisms: variation, population and environment

OR

FYF351 Business Finance with FYF352 Introduction to Marketing

 

Mechanical Engineering

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF254 Introduction to Circuits and Electronics

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

Manufacturing Engineering

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF252 Design and Manufacture of Consumer products

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

Physics

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF201 Structure and Reactivity with FYF202 Synthesis and Spectroscopy

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF254 Introduction to Circuits and Electronics

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF252 Design and Manufacture of Consumer products

OR

FYF221 Introduction to Psychology with FYF222 Sociology

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

OR

FYF301 Biological Systems and Disease with FYF302 Living Organisms: variation, population and environment

OR

FYF351 Business Finance with FYF352 Introduction to Marketing

 

 

Product Design Engineering

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF252 Design and Manufacture of Consumer products

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

Psychology

FYF003 Modelling with Mathematics and Statistics (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

 

FYF007 Foundation Year Geography (Semester 1 and 2)

 

FYF120 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF151 Basic Microeconomics with FYF152 Basic Macroeconomics

 

 

FYF221 Introduction to Psychology with FYF222 Sociology

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF301 Biological Systems and Disease with FYF302 Living Organisms: variation, population and environment

OR

FYF351 Business Finance with FYF352 Introduction to Marketing

Sports Programmes

For Sport Management, FYF351 and FYF352 are preferred

FYF003 Modelling with Mathematics and Statistics (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF007 Foundation Year Geography (Semester 1 and 2)

 

FYF120 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF201 Structure and Reactivity with FYF202 Synthesis and Spectroscopy

OR

FYF221 Introduction to Psychology with FYF222 Sociology

 

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF351 Business Finance with FYF352 Introduction to Marketing

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

OR

FYF301 Biological Systems and Disease with FYF302 Living Organisms: variation, population and environment

Sports Technology

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF252 Design and Manufacture of Consumer products

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF254 Introduction to Circuits and Electronics

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

Engineering Management

FYF001 Applicable Mathematics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF101 Foundation Year Physics (Semester 1 and 2)

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF251 Introduction to Programming with FYF252 Design and Manufacture of Consumer products

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF321 Materials and Materials Processing with FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

Social Sciences

FYF003 Modelling with Mathematics and Statistics (Semester 1 and 2)

OR 

FYF007 Foundation Year Geography (Semester 1 and 2)

 

 

FYF120 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science (Semester 1 and 2)

OR

FYF151 Basic Microeconomics with FYF152 Basic Macroeconomics

 

 

FYF221 Introduction to Psychology with FYF222 Sociology

FYF901 English Language Skills for Academic Study 1 with FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study 2

OR

FYF301 Biological Systems and Disease with FYF302 Living Organisms: variation, population and environment

OR

FYF351 Business Finance with FYF352 Introduction to Marketing

 

 

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

Students who leave the Foundation programme at the end of the foundation year without progressing to Part A of degree programme at the University will be entitled to receive a Certificate in International Foundation Studies, provided that they have accumulated a minimum of 100 credits, and achieved a module mark of at least 30% in all modules.

To gain credit in any module, the overall module mark must be equal to, or in excess of, 40% and a minimum performance of 30% is required in all modules. In addition, different progression criteria exist for each intended degree level programme as indicated below.

If IELTS requirements were met upon entry to the programme, students do not need to meet the Academic English requirements below.

All programmes: Additional Progrsssion Requirement. Candidates must achieve satisfactory performance in FYF100 Academic Guidance

  1. In order to progress to Part A of the BEng degree programmes in the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering candidates must accumulate 120 credits, an overall average of 60%, achieve 80% or better in FYF001 Applicable Mathematics, 70% or better in FYF101 Foundation Year Physics and 60% in the FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

  2. In order to progress to Part A of Bioengineering candidates must accumulate 120 credits, achieve an overall average of 60% and achieve 70% in FYF001 Applicable Mathematics and FYF101 Foundation Year Physics, and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Stdy modules (unless IELTS were met on entry to the programme).
  3. In order to progress to Part A of the BEng degree programme in the Department of Chemical Engineering candidates must accumulate 120 credits, an overall average of 60%, achieve 70% or better in FYF001 Applicable Mathematics, FYF201 Structure and Reactivity and FYF202 Synthesis and Spectroscopy and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).
  4. In order to progress to Part A of the BSc degree programmes in the Department of Chemistry candidates must accumulate 105 credits, an overall average of 50%, achieve 60% in FYF201 Structure and Reactivity and FYF202 Synthesis and Spectroscopy and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

  5. In order to progress to Part A of the BEng Civil Engineering programme candidates must accumulate 120 credits, an overall average of 60%, achieve 70% in FYF001 Applicable Mathematics and FYF101 Foundation Year Physics and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

  6. 1. In order to progress to Part A of the degree programme of Computer Science and Mathematics in the Department of Computer Science candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits and achieve 80% in FYF001 Applicable Mathematics, 50% in FYF251 Introduction to programming, plus 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

    2. In order to progress to Part A of all other degree programmes in the Department of Computer Science, candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits and achieve 60% in FYF001 Applicable Mathematics, 50% in FYF251 Introduction to Programming, plus 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

  7. In order to progress to Part A of a BEng programme in Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering in the School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits, an overall average of 50%, 60% in FYF001 Applicable Mathematics and FYF254 Foundation Year Circuits and Electronics and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

  8. In order to progress to Part A of degree programmes in the School of Mathematics candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits, achieve an overall average of 60% including a mark of 80% in FYF001 Applicable Mathematics and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

  9. 1. In order to progress to Part A of the BEng programmes in Mechanical Engineering in the School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits and achieve an overall average of 60%. In addition they must achieve a mark of at least 70% in FYF001 Applicable Mathematics and FYF101 Foundation Year Physics and 60% in FYF322 Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering) and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

    2. In order to progress to Part A of the BEng programmes in Manufacturing and Product Design Engineering in the School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits and achieve an overall average of 60%. In addition they must achieve a mark of at least 60% in FYF001 Applicable Mathematics and FYF101 Foundation Year Physics  and 50% in FYF252 Design and Manufacture of Consumer Products and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

    3. In order to progress to part A of the BSc Sports Technology programme in the School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits and achieve an overall average of 60% and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

    4. In order to progress to part A of the BSc Engineering Management programme in the School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits and achieve an overall average of 60% and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

  10. In order to progress to Part A of the BSc degree programmes in the Department of Physics candidates must accumulate 105 credits, an overall average of 60%, achieve 70% in FYF001 Applicable Mathematics, 60% in FYF101 Foundation Year Physics and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

  11. In order to progress to Part A of the degree programmes in the Department of Materials (except for Bioengineering, see point 2) candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits, must achieve an overall average of 60% and achieve 60% in Mathematics and Materials modules and 60% in the academic English module.

  12. In order to progress to Part A of Communication and Media Studies, Criminology and Social Policy, Sociology and Sociology with Criminology in the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits (30 credits of which must be 70%), achieve an overall average mark of 60% and 70% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

  13. In order to progress to Part A of Sport and Exercise Science and Sport Management, in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits and achieve an overall average mark of 60% and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).
  14. In order to progress to Part A of Human Biology in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits and achieve an overall average mark of 60% and 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).
  15. In order to progress to Part A of Accounting and Financial Management, Management Sciences, Retailing, Marketing and Management, International Business, Banking, Finance and Management and Information Management in The School of Business and Economics, candidates must accumulate 120 credits, and achieve an overall average mark of 65%. In addition they must achieve a mark of at least 65% in all modules, and 70% in  FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

  16. In order to progress to Part A of Economics, Business Economics and Finance, International Economics, Economics with Geography, Economics with Politics, Economics with Accounting and Economics with Management in The School of Business and Economics, candidates must accumulate 120 credits, and achieve an overall average mark of 65%. In addition they must achieve a mark of at least 65% in all modules, and 70% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

  17. In order to progress to Part A of Psychology, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Business Psychology, Social Psychology and Psychology with Criminology in The School of Business and Economics, The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences and The School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences, candidates must accumulate at least 105 credits and achieve an overall average mark of 60% including 60% in FYF901 and FYF902 English Language Skills for Academic Study modules (unless IELTS requirements were met on entry to the programme).

 

 

 

 

5.2       Transfer between programmes

The provisions of Regulation IX apply to students registered on this programme and take precedence over the stipulations made in the previous section.

5.3     Scholarships

A number of departments award scholarships to students who meet specified thresholds. Applicable scholarships for International students are set out below.

Achievement Scholarships for students progressing from Foundation Year to Loughborough University Programmes

For International (non EU) Students

A scholarship of 25% of the tuition fees for the first year of study will be awarded to students who exceed the following criteria at first attempt and progress to those departments/programmes listed below:

(Note: scholarships do not apply to sponsored international students)

Department/School

Criteria for Award

Applicable Programme

Business and Economics

80% overall on the programme.

All programmes

Chemical Engineering

75% overall on the programme and 70% in FYF201, FYF202, FYF001, and FYF101.

All programmes

Chemistry

75% overall on the programme and 70% in FYF201 and FYF202.

 All programmes

Computer Science

75% overall on the programme and 80% in FYF251.

 All programmes

Civil Engineering

75% overall on the programme with 80% in FYF001 and FYF101.

 All programmes

Materials Engineering

70% overall on the programme and 75% in FYF101, FYF001, FYF321.

 All programmes

Mathematics

70% overall on the programme and 90% in FYF001.

 All programmes

Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

 75% overall on the programme and 80% in FYF001 and FYF101.  All programmes

Physics

70% overall and 75% in FYF001 and FYF101.

 All programmes

Psychology

75% overall on the programme.

 All programmes

Social Sciences

75% overall on the programme.  All programmes

Sport Programmes

75% overall on the programme.  All programmes

5.4 Leslie Mustoe Prize

A prize of £100 will be awarded to the student on the Foundation Studies programme with the highest overall part mark. 

 

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the Purposes of Final Degree Classification

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