Foundation Year in Academic English

Top Foundation Year Programs in Academic English

A Foundation Year is a program that introduces students to college courses. Students learn about a variety of subjects such as technology, humanities, science, business, arts, and engineering. Once the year is completed, individuals are prepared to enter a full degree program.

 

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Course: College Foundations Program

UC Berkeley Extension
Campus Full time 4 - 8 months August 2019 USA Berkeley

Welcome to the vibrant university town of Berkeley, California! As part of the College Foundations Program (CFP) you'll join other international high school graduates preparing for university study. Attend college-level courses where you'll build English skills and become familiar with typical U.S. university classroom discussions and assignments. Boost your TOEFL and SAT scores through test preparation and get personal college admissions advising. [+]

Welcome to the vibrant university town of Berkeley, California! As part of the College Foundations Program (CFP) you'll join other international high school graduates preparing for university study.

Attend college-level courses where you'll build English skills and become familiar with typical U.S. university classroom discussions and assignments. Boost your TOEFL and SAT scores through test preparation and get personal college admissions advising.

Recent high school graduates are encouraged to apply for the fall term or a full academic year (spring and fall), sometimes called a "gap year." Either way, you'll receive support from our dedicated staff—from the application process and throughout your time with us.... [-]


Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies

TMC Academy
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 10 months January 2019 Singapore

The Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies is developed to prepare students for higher education. The Foundation Diploma provides the necessary theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in multi-disciplinary studies to prepare students for different disciplines in the next level of studies. [+]

Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies

The Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies is developed to prepare students for higher education. The Foundation Diploma provides the necessary theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in multi-disciplinary studies to prepare students for different disciplines in the next level of studies.

Upon completion of this course, students may progress to our Higher Diploma courses, leading to a degree and complete within 2 years.*

*Based on full-time studies.

Apply now and enjoy the following privileges: More than 50% off application fee $300 study grant

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Diploma in Foundation Studies (Pre-Third Level)

St. Angela's College Sligo, a College of the National University of Ireland, Galway
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Ireland Sligo

This programme is suitable for applicants who have completed secondary school education in their home country. The Diploma in Foundation Studies (Pre-Third Level) provides academic preparation for first year undergraduate entry and ensures that the participants meet the minimum English language requirement for their chosen degree programme. [+]

This programme is suitable for applicants who have completed secondary school education in their home country. The Diploma in Foundation Studies (Pre-Third Level) provides academic preparation for first year undergraduate entry and ensures that the participants meet the minimum English language requirement for their chosen degree programme. The programme combines academic study, intensive English language preparation, study skills and cultural orientation.

Core Module:

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Elective Academic Modules:

There are two pathways:

Science &Engineering(Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Basic and Advanced Mathematics) Business & Humanities (Economics, Mathematics, Philosophy, Sociology, Politics) What are the entry requirements? ... [-]

International Foundation Course

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 United Kingdom Cardiff

This course is intended to provide a vehicle for international students who wish to improve their English language proficiency and become familiar with the conventions of Higher Education in the UK. Students who successfully complete the course will be awarded 120 transferrable academic credits and will be assisted in applying for their chosen progression courses either within Cardiff Metropolitan University or at other UK universities. [+]

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This course is intended to provide a vehicle for international students who wish to improve their English language proficiency and become familiar with the conventions of Higher Education in the UK. Students who successfully complete the course will be awarded 120 transferrable academic credits and will be assisted in applying for their chosen progression courses either within Cardiff Metropolitan University or at other UK universities.

Course Aims

Knowledge & Understanding

Use the main English verb tenses for a variety of purposes including giving narratives, reporting, expressing possibility and probability. Use passive constructions to express mood and write accounts and instructive texts. Use relative clauses to define subjects and provide additional information. Use conditionals to express likelihood and cause and effect relationships. Use different styles of English including formal and informal register and academic English. Understand the rigours of UK university studies in preparing for and accurately recording lectures, conferences and seminars. Understand academic and topic-specific vocabulary while avoiding jargon where possible. Discuss aspects of UK life and how they apply to international students. Meaningfully reflect on their experiences of studying at a UK university. ... [-]

Foundation Year Program

Jacobs University Foundation Year
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2019 Germany Bremen

You are young, ambitious and are looking for inspiration? You have finished high school, want a taste of life at university, and yearn to learn more about the world and its cultures? Then you will be interested in our Foundation Year Program. [+]

You are young, ambitious and are looking for inspiration? You have finished high school, want a taste of life at university, and yearn to learn more about the world and its cultures? Then you will be interested in our Foundation Year Program.

Planning and preparing for your academic future is an important step. Join Jacobs University’s Foundation Year Program to explore different fields of study and to acquire academic learning skills before starting your bachelor’s degree.

Based on your individual academic background and your needs and goals, you can design your own Foundation Year learning experience. As a Foundation Year student, you can attend undergraduate courses from various fields of study and choose between different types of preparatory classes to improve your academic skills. Furthermore, you live on our international campus and can enjoy the full perks of student life in the residential colleges.... [-]