Foundation degrees 2024/25

Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Extended Foundation Degree (London South East Colleges, Orpington Campus)

This extended degree contains a foundation year covering the basics you will need to prepare you for the three-year course.

If you don't have the traditional entry requirements or your background is in different subjects, you will be able to consolidate your skills before you embark on the two-year course. Our electrical and electronic engineering degree will provide you with a range of skills that will allow you to work with current and future engineering technologies, methods and standards. With modules in design and materials, mathematics for engineering systems and hardware systems applications, you will gain a breadth and depth of knowledge. This will enable you to discuss ideas with engineers from different disciplines, an invaluable skill for engineer technologists.

This three year foundation degree is offered by one of the university's partner colleges, London South East Colleges (LSEC), on its Bromley Campus and Orpington Campuses.

UCAS points

48 (view full requirements)(full requirements below)

Course/institution codes

H612O

Duration

  • 3 years full-time
  • 6 years part-time

Start month

September

Home fees 2024/25

£6,165

What you should know about this course

  • This three year foundation degree is offered by one of the university's partner colleges, London South East Colleges (LSEC).
  • The lectures and seminars will be taught at the Orpington Campus and the practical sessions on the Bromley Campus.

What you will study

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Course information is currently unavailable for this programme. Please contact course-info@gre.ac.uk for more information.

Entry requirements

  • 48 UCAS Tariff points. We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, Access to HE and all other qualifications with UCAS Tariff points.
  • In addition, you will need: 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 including Mathematics and GCSE English Language/Literature. Equivalent qualifications may be considered.

Applicants without the required UCAS Tariff points that have relevant experience may be considered. Please note: part-time applicants must be in employment.

Please contact HE@lsec.ac.uk or 020 3954 4000.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

You can also read our admissions policy.

Available to overseas students?

No

Can I use Prior Learning?

Find out more on our Recognition of Prior Learning pages.

How you will learn

The following data is based on the compulsory modules for this programme.*

* Compiled from modules taught on 2023-2024 courses.

Teaching

In a typical week learning takes place through a combination of:

Learning takes place through a combination of timetabled learning and independent study.

You can view more information about how each module is taught within our 'What you will study' section.

Seminars and workshops enable you to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures in smaller groups. You will also be able to meet your personal tutor. Timetabled learning may fall between 9am and 9pm depending on your courses and tutorials.

Class sizes

Class sizes vary by module. Lectures are normally attended by larger groups, and seminars/tutorials by smaller groups. This can vary more widely for modules that are shared between degrees. All students will have opportunities for 1-to-1 time with their tutors.

Overall workload

If you are studying full-time, you should expect the workload to be similar to a full-time job. For part-time students, this will reduce in proportion with the number of courses you are studying.

Each module you study towards this degree is worth 15 or 30 credits. These represent around 150 or 300 study hours respectively. If you receive 100 contact hours for a 30-credit module, you should expect to commit 200 hours to independent study to complete it successfully.

Assessment

Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen.

You can view how each module is assessed within our 'What you will study' section.

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Feedback summary

We aim to provide feedback on assignments taken at the college and to release examination results within 15 working days.

Dates and timetables

The academic year runs from September to June.

Full teaching timetables are not usually available until term has started. For any queries, please email HE@lsec.ac.uk

Official statistics on Discover Uni

Full time

Part time

Fees and funding

Your time at university should be enjoyable, rewarding, and free of unnecessary stress. Planning your finances before you come to university can help to reduce financial concerns. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Full time Part time Distance learning
Home £6,165 £1,541 per 30 credits N/A

Funding your study

There is a range of financial support options available to support your studies, including the Aspire@Greenwich award for study resources that many full-time students will receive.

Discover more about grants, student loans, bursaries and scholarships. We also provide advice and support on budgeting, money management and financial hardship.

Financial support

Other costs

Information coming soon.

For any queries, please call 020 8331 9000.

Support and advice

Academic skills and study support

We want you to make the most of your time with us. You can access study skills support through your tutor, our subject librarians, and our online academic skills centre.

Where appropriate, we provide support in academic English and mathematics. If you need to use particular IT packages for a specific module, we provide training for this.

Do you provide employability services?

Information coming soon.

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Apply now

If you are a UK student or have settled/pre-settled status (EU) and you want to study full-time then you apply through the Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS).

If you are a UK student or have settled/pre-settled status (EU) and you want to study part-time then you can apply directly via our online application form.

If you are from outside the UK, you can apply via UCAS, directly via our online application form or via one of our in-country representatives. If you require a student visa, you cannot study part-time at undergraduate level.