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Top Foundation Year Programs in Humanities Studies

Students who are not quite ready to begin an undergraduate degree program may want to take a Foundation Year. This program introduces individuals to a wide variety of subjects and prepares them for a four-year college curriculum.

Humanities and social sciences is an area of study which prepares students for a huge variety of industries when it comes time to choose a career. Social workers, artists and teaching careers are popular options for those who complete these courses.

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Divan International

NCUK established a foundation year for international students from around the globe to be qualified for studying the Bachelor Degree in 17 UK universities and 27 worldwid ... [+]

Best Foundation Year Programs in Humanities Studies 2019/2020.

NCUK established a foundation year for international students from around the globe to be qualified for studying the Bachelor Degree in 17 UK universities and 27 worldwide. IFY designed for all academic streams: Science, Literature and Business, upon students’ selections and desires. IELTS, TOEFL or Password specific achievement grade is required.

IFY will be held in Jordan for all Middle Eastern students at Luminus Technical University College and under the supervision of Divan International based on a joint collaborative agreement that has been signed in December 2018.

IFY is designed for high school or (Tawjihi) students graduated from public or private schools to prepare them for first year entry to thousands of undergraduate degree courses.... [-]

Jordan Amman
October 2020
Part-time
1 year
Campus
St John's College

This new one-year part-time course is specially designed for those who have not studied at a university level before. It is validated by Durham University as part of the ... [+]

This new one-year part-time course is specially designed for those who have not studied at a university level before. It is validated by Durham University as part of the Common Awards scheme and is a level 4 introduction to the undergraduate course in theology, ministry, and mission.

We know that many potential students have little or no academic background and are looking for a course that is accessible and engaging. In this Award, we ensure that keywords and concepts are explained, and no prior theological learning is assumed.

All study material is provided online, so some IT skill is necessary. You will work with your designated personal tutor and have the opportunity to converse with other students via the internet, so it is possible to do this course anywhere in the world at a time and pace that suits you. Also, depending on the numbers on the course, we will be offering some study sessions either in the evening or at weekends for those who can attend – this is not a requirement but an opportunity to enhance your learning.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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Part-time
1 year
Online
University of Kent - International Pathway Programmes

This pathway sets you on the road to a number of exciting degrees in the Humanities (Humanities Studies). Upon completion of this foundation programme you can progress t ... [+]

International Foundation Programme (Humanities) - Credit

The Kent International Foundation Programme (IFP) is primarily designed for international students, allowing them to develop their academic knowledge and skills, and if required their English language ability, for entry to Undergraduate study at university.

This pathway sets you on the road to a number of exciting degrees in the Humanities (Humanities Studies). Upon completion of this foundation programme you can progress to degree options within the Kent School of Architecture (Architecture Studies and Design Studies), the School of Art (Performing Arts), School of Engineering and Digital Arts, the School of English, the School of of European Cultures and Languages, and the School of History.... [-]

United Kingdom Canterbury
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Pavia

The Foundation Year is a ten-month, full immersion preparatory course in Italian for international students willing to enroll in a BA taught in Italian at #UNIPAVIA. The ... [+]

What is the Foundation Year?

The Foundation Year is a ten-month, full immersion preparatory course in Italian for international students willing to enroll in a BA taught in Italian at the University of Pavia.

The Foundation Year aimed at students who do not meet the minimum requirement – 12 years of schooling – to access the Italian higher education system.

The course will run from October 2019 and will last until July 2020, for 40 weeks.

The Foundation Year at the University of Pavia includes:

from October 2019 until July 2020, an Italian language and culture course up to level B2 of Common European Framework for Proficiency. Three levels: beginner, lower intermediate and upper intermediate; from February 2019 until July 2020, one of the following tracks (area studies): Humanities (History of Art and Archeology, Italian Literature, Ancient and Medieval History, Philosophy) Sciences and Medicine (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics) Economics, Law and Politics (Political science, Contemporary history, Economics, Law) ... [-]
Italy Pavia
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Italian
Full-time
10 months
Campus
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

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Best Foundation Year Programs in Humanities Studies 2019/2020. Foundation Course in Humanities (FCH) - 60 FC cr

The modules are divided in the following way:

- Italian Literature: an introduction 12 FC cr- Modern European History 9 FC cr- Greek and Roman Archaeology 6 FC cr- History of Art: an introduction 6 FC cr- Introduction to Philosophical Thought 3 FC cr

The remaining 24 credits will consist of courses in the Italian Language and Culture to make up a total of 60 credits.

What is the foundation course?

The Foundation Course is a study programme composed of two fields of study: Humanities (Foundation Course in Humanities-FCH) and Sciences (Foundation Course in Science-FCS), taught in English and primarily aimed at candidates who do not possess the minimum schooling requirements outlined in current legislation for enrolment at Italian universities.... [-]

Italy Lucca Pisa
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
SOAS University of London

This Foundation Year prepares students for entry onto an undergraduate programme at SOAS. During the Foundation Year, students are equipped with the skills and knowledge ... [+]

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

This Foundation Year prepares students for entry onto an undergraduate programme at SOAS. During the Foundation Year, students are equipped with the skills and knowledge required for undergraduate study. In addition to modules on academic practice, working with numbers, digital skills and technology, topical global issues and cultural fluency, they receive an introduction to different academic disciplines taught at SOAS in the departments of: Anthropology; Arts; Development Studies; History, Religions & Philosophies; Languages, Cultures & Linguistics; East Asian Languages & Cultures; and Politics & International Studies.

The Foundation Year is excellent preparation for students who may benefit from an additional year of study before beginning an undergraduate degree, including students who do not have the required grades for direct entry onto an undergraduate programme or who have not previously studied the relevant subjects.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Eynesbury

The Foundation Studies Program (FSP) provides excellent preparation for the tertiary study, maintains high academic standards and pays careful attention to the individual ... [+]

What?

The Foundation Studies Program (FSP) provides excellent preparation for tertiary study, maintains high academic standards and pays careful attention to the individual needs of international students. FSP students will develop English language proficiency, critical thinking and research skills though an integrated core program.

Why?

Provides entry into all available degrees at leading South Australian and select Go8 universities. Flexible start dates and study options – Jan, April or Oct. Guaranteed places in courses providing they achieve the entry requirements and meet any prerequisites. How? Contact us with any questions through the 'Ask a question' button above. Click 'Enrol today' to send through your application, or Click the 'Our Representatives' button below to find details of someone in your country who can help you apply. Entry into 1st year of Bachelor ... [-]
Australia Adelaide
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Full-time
9 - 11 months
Campus
INTO Manchester

Preparing you for direct entry to the first year of an undergraduate degree in the UK, the International Foundation in Business and Humanities offers entry to degree subj ... [+]

Preparing you for an undergraduate degree in a variety of subjects at leading UK universities, in areas such as finance, management, law, politics and sociology, and more.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? Guaranteed conditional progression to one of NCUK's 16 universities (subject to meeting progression requirements). A quality-assured, NCUK accredited programme. Recognised by a wide range of other leading UK universities.

Course options available

Fast-Track International Foundation (2 terms) - this option provides intensive tuition and English language entry requirements are typically higher. International Foundation (3 terms) - this is the standard option, suitable for most students. Headstart Foundation (3 terms) - this includes an additional two weeks of learning that introduces you to British culture and history. Extended International Foundation (4 terms) - this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support and English language entry requirements are typically lower. Where will this programme take me? ... [-]
United Kingdom Manchester
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Full-time
6 - 12 months
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of Accounting, Economics, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law-related subjects at Queen's Univers ... [+]

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of Accounting, Economics, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law-related subjects at Queen's University Belfast.

Course features Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee. Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers. Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules. Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you. Key course facts Course length: 3-5 Terms Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, March, June, September; 2020: January Fees: From £16,115 Class hours: 20 hours per week minimum Class size: 16 Class duration: English classes per week: 8 hours (including a 1-hour tutorial) Subject module classes per week: 12 hours ... [-]
United Kingdom Belfast
January 2020
Full-time
9 - 15 months
Campus
City University of London

Preparation for undergraduate degrees in cultural and creative industries, journalism, law, sociology and psychology. The International Foundation combines academic study ... [+]

Academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for entry into the first year of a university degree in areas such as criminology, cultural and creative industries, journalism, law, sociology and psychology.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? guaranteed university placement for all successful students access to City, University of London support and facilities multiple start dates

There are two course options available:

International Foundation (3 terms) – this is the standard option Extended International Foundation (4 terms) – this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support Where will it take me? ... [-]
United Kingdom London
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Full-time
6 - 12 months
Campus
Synergy University

It is an intensive course that is prepared by the best specialists of “Synergy” University. During the year you will gain fundamental knowledge of Russian and major/minor ... [+]

It is an intensive course that is prepared by the best specialists of “Synergy” University. During the year you will gain fundamental knowledge of Russian and major/minor disciplines which will prepare you for studying all our programs.

Lessons Monday to Friday Attested teachers Major/minor disciplines of choice: economics, chemistry/biology, informatics/mathematics Modern study methods All-year-round intake Official certificate of course completion What we offer:

Residence in Moscow

The University provides with comfortable accommodation in a charming district of Moscow, in close proximity to the study campus, and just 15 minutes from the city center by metro. You will receive an official visa and registration for the study period.... [-]

Russia Moscow
Open Enrollment
Russian
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Online
University of Exeter

Offering you direct entry to year one of an undergraduate degree in humanities, law and social science related subjects at the University of Exeter. ... [+]

Offering you direct entry to year one of an undergraduate degree in humanities, law and social science related subjects at the University of Exeter.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? guaranteed university placement for all successful students a campus based programme with access to university facilities multiple start dates

There are two course options available:

International Foundation (3 terms) – this is the standard option Extended International Foundation (4 terms) – this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support. Where will it take me?

Our progression guarantee:

We guarantee to find you a place to study on an appropriate degree and university if you successfully complete your International Foundation programme, follow professional advice offered by INTO staff and meet minimum attendance requirements.... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
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Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester

The International Foundation in Humanities and Social Sciences prepares you to study undergraduate degrees in accounting, finance and management, social sciences, law, an ... [+]

Study at one of the most successful faculties of its kind in the UK, with over 1,000 academic staff and an income of around £200 million a year.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? A guaranteed conditional route to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at The University of Manchester (subject to meeting the conditions of the offer set). A quality-assured, NCUK accredited programme recognized by The University of Manchester. Access to a range of university facilities, including world-class library, sport and social facilities.

Course options available

There are three options available for this course:

International Foundation (3 terms) - this is the standard option, suitable for most students Headstart Foundation (3 terms) - this includes an additional two weeks of learning that introduces you to British culture and history Extended International Foundation (4 terms) - this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support and English language entry requirements are typically lower Where will this programme take me? ... [-]
United Kingdom Manchester
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Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
University of East Anglia

This programme combines academic study, intensive English language learning and study skills to prepare you for a range of subjects from law to politics. ... [+]

Study at UEA and choose from undergraduate degrees across law, film studies, international development, politics, and more.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? A guaranteed route to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at UEA (subject to meeting the specified entry requirements). You are a student of the University from day one, on a quality-assured, UEA-validated programme.

Course options available

International Foundation (3 terms) - this is the standard option, suitable for most students. Extended International Foundation (4 terms) - this option incorporates an additional term of intensive English language tuition at the beginning of the course, and English language entry requirements are lower. Where will this programme take me? ... [-]
United Kingdom Norwich
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Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
University of Stirling

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects including Media, Journalism, Politics, Sociology, Psychology and Sport Studies a ... [+]

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects including Media, Journalism, Politics, Sociology, Psychology and Sports Studies at the University of Stirling.

With this pathway, you'll also have the opportunity to progress to one of seven other leading Scottish universities - if you choose this option, you may progress to Year 1 or Year 2 of your degree, depending on the university you choose.

Course features A specialist programme helping you to develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree. Study academic modules that reflect the first year of your chosen degree. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students - find out more about our money back guarantee. Our class sizes are smaller than you’ll typically experience at university – so you'll have more time with your teachers. You will have university-style lessons for subject-based modules, to help you adapt to the studying in the UK. Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you. Key course facts Course length: 3-4 Terms Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January Fees: From £15,075 Class hours: 21 hours per week on average Class size: 16 Class duration: English classes per week: 6 hours Subject module classes per week: 15 hours Average total per week: 21 hours ... [-]
United Kingdom Stirling
January 2020
Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus