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Engineering & Computing

International Foundation Year

Your university
journey starts here!

If you want to study Engineering or Computer Science-related degree at university then this is the perfect pathway for you. You will study a mix of core and subject-related modules to develop your academic skills, Slovak and English language, employability skills and academic knowledge.

Foundation Year 2021 - 2022 Foundation Year 2021 - 2022

Engineering and Computing

By starting your studies at COCEEU on our Foundation Year, you develop a wide-ranging understanding of the ways in which industrial sector work, as well as essential mathematics or science qualifications.

The Foundation Year prepares you to continue your undergraduate / graduate studies in the specialism of your choice . Studying in small classes for 35 hours per week, plus 25 hours of self-study per week (recommended) , you will be thoroughly prepared to enter your chosen degree at one university.

Our experienced tutors help you to develop the academic knowledge and practical skills you’ll need to succeed throughout your degree and in your future career. Thanks to this course your chances of passing the entrance exams at your chosen university in Slovakia will greatly increase.

30
Admitted Students

Engineering and Computing Foundation Year

10
Course duration

10 months

35
Average tuition

Hours a week

2021
Starts course

06 September 2021

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Course Modules

Academic Slovak Skills

The Academic Slovak Language Skills module provides thorough training in the Slovak language and related academic skills to prepare you for degree-level study at university in Slovakia. You will develop your academic writing, effective reading strategies, presentation skills, note taking, essay writing and ability to contribute in group discussions. This module will ensure you reach the required level in reading, writing, listening and speaking in order to progress to your chosen university.

Academic English Skills

The Academic English Language Skills module provides thorough training in the English language and related academic skills to prepare you for degree-level study at university in Slovakia. You will develop your academic writing, effective reading strategies, presentation skills, note taking, essay writing and ability to contribute in group discussions. This module will ensure you reach the required level in reading, writing, listening and speaking in order to progress to your chosen university.

Foundation Mathematics 1

1. To develop the basic skills of algebra and geometry and to introduce the mathematics for f engineering. To extend the knowledge base in algebra and geometry.

2. To provide students with an appreciation of the breadth of engineering. To develop computing skills by using Mathematical Software Suites. To successfully deploy these skills to generate and communicate engineering knowledge to a range of audiences.

Foundation Mathematics 2

To develop the basic skills of algebra, geometry and trigonometry and to introduce the mathematics of engineering. To extend the knowledge base in algebra and geometry and to introduce concepts of statistics. To develop concepts in differential and integral calculus, together with basic analytical techniques and obtain experience in applications of calculus to engineering problems.

Foundation Physics

To introduce electricity and magnetism as a basis for an Engineering Degree program, and to provide a quantitative understanding of the many phenomena that waves and vibrations exhibit that will be needed in engineering courses. There is an emphasis on applications to provide practice, and to illustrate the relevance of the material.

Foundation Mechanics

To develop the basic skills of statics, kinematics and dynamics and apply them to engineering problems.

Fundamentals of Materials

To develop knowledge and understanding of the influence of material structure (from atomic through to micro structural) on the chemical and physical properties of materials.

Information and Communication Technology

Provide students with an appreciation of the breadth of the engineering profession and develop skills to successfully deploy the techniques and technologies used to generate and communicate engineering knowledge to a range of audiences.

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    What degrees can you apply for?

    Architecture and town planning (Architecture, Building design, etc.)

    Building and civil engineering (Civil Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Transport Constructions, etc.)

    Database and network design and administration (Open Informatics, Software Systems, etc.)

    Electricity and energy

    Electronics and automation (Electrical Engineering and Communication, Cybernetics and Robotics, Control and Information Systems, etc.)

    Engineering and engineering trades (Mechanical engeneering, etc.)

    Engineering and engineering trades not elsewhere classified (Nanotechnology, Physical Engineering, etc.)

    Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) – (Informatics, Mechatronics, Applied Informatics, Information Technology, etc.)

    Inter-disciplinaryprogrammes and qualifications involvingInformation and Communication Technologies (ICTs) (ICT, Applied informatics, Systems engineering and informatics, Security and IT, etc.)

    Mathematics (Mathematics, Mathematics for Information Technology, Mathematical Modeling in Physics and Technology, etc.)

    Mechanics and Metal Trades (Construction Machinery and Equipment, Engineering Technologies, Metallurgical Engineering, etc.)

    Motor vehicles, ships and aircraft (Cybernetics and robotics – aerospace systems, etc.)

    Physics (Physics, Optics, Astrophysics, Biophysics, Applied Natural Sciences, etc.)

    Software and applications development and analysis (Security and IT, Programming and Software Systems, Application Development, Information Technology, etc.)

    Textiles (clothes, foot wear and leather – nanomaterials and nonwoven fabrics

    Transport Services (Logistics in Transport, Air Transport, Road and City Automobile Transport, Intelligent Transport Systems, etc.)

    Program Assessment

    The program is formed by 8 modules. You’ll be monitored through continuous coursework and end-of-term or end-of-module assessments to ensure you stay on track. Your coursework includes a series of presentations, test and extended essays.

    Foundation Year details

    Start: 06 September 2021

    End: 24 June 2022

    Duration: 10 months

    Attendance: Full-time (35 hours a week)

    Daily Schedule: 08:30 - 16:30 (Monday - Friday)

    Tuition Fee: €3550 (three thousand five hundred fifty EURO)

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