MPW UFP: Pathway & Module Outlines 

Foundation Certificate in Business

Core modules

  • Academic English
  • Study Skills

Academic Modules


Learn the essential tools to engage with the application and analysis of statistics in a range of disciplines.

Business Enterprise

Explore the concept of enterprise with particular emphasis on entrepreneurial activities and the processes involved in developing new business ideas and organisations. 

Business and the Business Environment

Understand the importance of the general business environment in which national and international business activity takes place.

Foundation Economics

Gain an introduction to the theory and practice of how markets operate and the factors influencing international trade and investment.


Foundation Certificate in Engineering

Core modules

  • Academic English
  • Study Skills
  • Preparatory Maths

Academic Modules

Foundation Mathematics

Gain a solid grounding in mathematical knowledge and skills fundamental to the study of the physical sciences, engineering and mathematical-based subjects. 

Applied Mathematics

Build upon the knowledge gained in Foundation Mathematics, by further developing your problem-solving skills using algebra, geometry, trigonometry, vectors, differentiation and integration and their applications.

Physical Sciences

Explore the principles and concepts of the physical sciences, by gaining an understanding of optics, waves and lasers; electricity, electronics and magnetism; thermal physics and thermal and mechanical properties of matter.

Basic Engineering

Marry your previous learning with an understanding of key engineering principles to allow you to put your theoretical knowledge into practice.