International Foundation Year
The International Foundation Year will develop your academic knowledge and English language skills to prepare you for the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree. This is a two-semester foundation programme with a choice of four pathways.
Art, Media & Architecture
This programme is leading to undergraduate degrees in fields such as art, journalism, design and media.
Business, Management & Law
This programme is leading to undergraduate degrees in fields such as accounting, finance, law, marketing and logistics.
Engineering, Computing & Science
This programme is leading to degrees in fields such as computer science, engineering and forensic science.
Health & Human Sciences
This programme is leading to degrees in healthcare such as physiotherapy, pharmacy and podiatry as well as offering a route to behavioural sciences such as psychology, sociology and criminology.
Semester 1: 23/09/2019 - 31/01/2020
Semester 2: 10/02/2020 - 05/06/2020
Semester 1: 13/01/2020 - 08/05/2020
Semester 2: 11/05/2020 - 07/08/2020
Age: 17+ (in the September or October of the academic year you begin your course at the International Study Centre)
Academic requirement: SPM school: Form 5, Term 2 or Mid-Year transcript - Grades of A- C achieved in 4 subjects to include English and Maths
English language requirement: Academic IELTS for UKVI 4.5 (minimum of 4.0 in writing), or equivalent
By Teaching Excellence Framework
BEST STUDENT EXPERIENCE
*Ranked 5th in the world and 3rd in the UK, International Student Barometer, 2015
TOP 50 UK UNIVERSITIES
*Ranked 41st, Guardian University Guide, 2019
PROFESSIONALLY QUALIFIED TEACHING STAFF
*1st in England for three years running,
Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2016 – 2018
TOP 15 IN THE UKFOR PLACEMENT YEARS IN INDUSTRY
*HESA Student Record 2016/17