Alternative Route to Engineering

Widening Participation Route to Engineering at Lincoln

Are you interested in studying engineering at university but don’t think you have the qualifications for standard university entry? At Lincoln, we value life experiences and determination and want to give everyone the opportunity to succeed. Consequently, we are looking for students who can demonstrate their potential by showing us their personal skills such as self-motivation, effective teamwork, and strong verbal and written communication in order to potentially gain a place on our Science Foundation Year.

The Science Foundation Year aims to prepare students for degree-level study, by equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful. The course is designed to open up an exciting world of opportunities within engineering for students who do not meet standard university entry requirements. Find out if our Engineering Science Foundation Year course is the route for you by exploring our alternative entry requirements below. 

Entry Requirements:

  • GCSE grade C (new grade 4) in Maths and English
  • Aged over 21 on entry to the course
  • Ability to demonstrate the personal skills required to succeed, such as self-motivation and excellent time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Respect for regulations, guidance, and standards
  • Honesty, integrity, and respect for others and the wider public interest
  • A commitment to maintaining high standards and accuracy.

You can also find out more about our Science Foundation Year including how you study, available facilities, and teaching staff on the course webpage.