Undergraduate Pathway in Engineering

Why study this pathway programme?
  • You will be learning at the heart of a city that employs over 100,000 people in the engineering industry.
  • The University takes part in TechFest and the annual Formula Student event run by IMechE at Silverstone, giving you lots of opportunity to network and build your professional profile.
  • Previous University students have obtained placements with companies including BMW, Renault Sport Racing and Jaguar Land Rover.

Your pathway to Birmingham City University

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

University Foundation First Year Degree Second Year Degree Final Year Degree





As of September 2020, the University’s fees will be changing to £12,800 per year of study.



Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters


Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September

Study Location

Stage 1:
BCUIC, University House

Stage 2, 3 and 4:
Millennium Point, City Centre Campus

Stage 1: University Foundation


Click below for more information on each module

  • Design Concepts

  • ICT skills

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Numerical Techniques 2

  • Physics 1

  • Physics 2

  • Programming Techniques

Stage 2: First Year Degree

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

Birmingham City University Degree Pathways

Click below for more information on each pathway

  • BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering

  • MEng Automotive Engineering*

  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

  • MEng Civil Engineering

  • BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering

  • MEng Electronic Engineering

  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

  • MEng Mechanical Engineering*

Special entry requirements

  • For Foundation, students must have a Mathematics AND a Science-related qualification at GCSE-level or equivalent with a Grade C/4.
  • For First Year, students must have Mathematics at A-level (or equivalent in a different qualification) with a minimum of Grade C.