English University Foundation Programme
in Engineering & Technology

University Foundation Programme in Engineering & Technology


  • To prepare for the English language demands of third level education
  • To help increase range of academic language for both General and Engineering & Technology
  • To improve receptive and productive skills
  • To build confidence and develop learning strategies & skills
  • To bring IELTS score to required level

Course Includes:

  • Writing and reading skills for academic purposes
  • English for study purposes
  • Learning strategies and study skills

Engineering & Technology Programme Modules:

  • Mathematics for Engineering
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • English for Specific Academic Purposes (ESAP)

Entry Requirements:

Students must have completed their formal schooling and achieved good results. Students need to have an IELTS score of 5.0 with no individual component less than 4.5 from a registered IELTS testing centre. Students must also have completed 12 years of schooling. The validation of such international qualifications will be confirmed in accordance with Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI).


Entry test on arrival
Continuous assessment: Class work, course assignments (written essays & oral presentation)
Weekly tutorials

Monday-Friday          09.00-12.55
Hours per week
IELTS 5.0 (no individual component less than 4.5)
Starting dates
September 2021
Course length
24 weeks September  – March 
36 weeks September  – June