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International Foundation in Engineering and Science - Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Sandwich)

6 months
17895 GBP/year
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The International Foundation in Engineering and Science - Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Sandwich) programme from INTO Queen's University Belfast is a preparation degree designed for students who don’t yet meet the language scores or academic requirements for direct entry to their desired programme. 


Key facts

The International Foundation in Engineering and Science - Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Sandwich) programme from INTO Queen's University Belfast allows you to start earning academic credits towards your academic program while advancing your skills in order to satisfy the university requirements. 

Benefits offered by the International Foundation Year include:
  • Advance your academic and English language skills
  • Receive support in your first year of studies
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as local students
  • Customized curriculum lasting one or more semester, depending on your needs
  • Classes with small numbers of students encourage more student-teacher interaction

What to expect from studying this International Foundation in Engineering and Science program

Get ready to specialise in your chosen field of Engineering, or prepare for developing your knowledge in a highly interdisciplinary subject, that lets you cross the limits of just one Engineering specialization. 

You will learn how to speak the language of science, but to also transform it into practicle aplications that have a direct and lasting impact on improving human lives. The tech, practically-oriented skills you will develop during your studies will help you find innovative solutions to concrete problems, while making use of your ingenuity and critical thinking. Learn to fix complex problems with out-of-the-box solutions and a lot of trial and error.

Modern engineeing tries to tackle pressing challenges that are facing our civilization at the moment such as pollution,  growing population, and decreasing resources. 

Programme Structure

Core Modules:

  • English Language and Study Skills 
  • Foundation Mathematics for Engineering and Science
  • Foundation Biology
  • Foundation Chemistry
  • Foundation Physics
  • Further Mathematics for Engineering and Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Queen's University Belfast and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

English requirements

  • Standard: IELTS 5.0
  • Extended: IELTS 4.5  
  • Accelerated: IELTS 6.0
Age requirements:
  • 16 years and above

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17895 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17895 GBP per year during 6 months.

Tuition fees start from £17,895 for the Standard and Extended option and from £13,995 for Accelerated depending on the chosen duration.

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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