Foundation Year in Humanities

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A foundation year could be part of a degree course in some universities. It lasts a year and is designed to give students a foundation that they can lean on when they are pursuing a more advanced degree.

Humanities and social sciences promotes and understanding of a wide variety of skills by providing students with a huge variety of courses. The skillsets students learn might be valuable across a huge number of industries in the growing global job market.

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A-Levels

Llandrillo Menai International
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Rhôs-on-Sea Bangor Llangefni + 2 more

In the UK, this is the most popular way of progressing to your place at University. You will study up to 4 subjects from the range of 45 subjects on offer at our campuses, for a period of 2 years. You will study 4-5 hours per subject each week and also have one to one time with your personal tutor for feedback and support. [+]

Best Course Studies in Humanities 2017. A Levels Category: A Levels and International Baccalaureate Subject: A Levels In the UK, this is the most popular way of progressing to your place at University. You will study up to 4 subjects from the range of 45 subjects on offer at our campuses, for a period of 2 years. You will study 4-5 hours per subject each week and also have one to one time with your personal tutor for feedback and support. Approximately 700 students take part in A level study each year at the College. 98.5% of our students pass their A Levels with us compared to a national average of 98.1%. 20% of students score A*- A grades. 60% of students score A*- C grades. The A Level Subjects popular with our International students include: Accounting Art & Design (5 options) Biology Business Studies Chemistry Design and Technology English Language English Literature French Geography Government & Politics History Law Mathematics ( inc Further Maths option) Physics Psychology World Development Sociology The International Office team and our teachers can advise you on which A Level subjects to choose to progress to the University of your choice. Our A level teachers are experts in their field, many holding Doctorates in their subjects. They only teach students over the age of 16, so are focused on getting you to University and do not have to worry about students studying at lower levels. Facilities at the College are first class with well-equipped laboratories... [-]

Foundation Course

Poltava University Of Economics And Trade
Campus or Online Full time Part time 10 months September 2017 Ukraine Poltava + 1 more

Foundation Course is designed for international students who want to acquire communication skills necessary for effective integration into Ukrainian educational environment and gain knowledge of basic disciplines (physics, mathematics, biology, che­mistry, geography, informatics, fundamentals of economics) necessary for successful enrollment and study in Ukraine. [+]

Foundation Course is designed for international students who want to acquire communication skills necessary for effective integration into Ukrainian educational environment and gain knowledge of basic disciplines (physics, mathematics, biology, che­mistry, geography, informatics, fundamentals of economics) necessary for successful enrollment and study in Ukraine. International students often use this course as a foundation year to study abroad – this is an alternative pathway to ordinary enrollment to undergraduate course. Students can study at one of 5-University departments: economical IT bio- and food technologies (medical) hotel and restaurant business (tourism) linguistic (foundation course in English) Foundation course program content can be adapted to the needs, interests and upon request of students. In terms of this university foundation program students are also offered special short-term courses aimed at strengthening skills necessary for effective adaptation in local area, successful communication in work context, promoting leadership, supporting the entrepreneurial initiative among young people etc. Additionally, students will be exposed to effective presentations and negotiations, fundamentals of business planning and entrepreneurship, youth leadership and student government, basics of Civil Law for foreigners etc. Bridging courses in English, Russian, Ukrainian and Chinese are also available. You can apply for language programs (English as a foreign language, Chinese language, Russian language, Ukrainian language) for an additional fee. Foundation course in English is a good chance to improve communication skills and set a good base for continued study abroad. Ukrainian club is organized and held by Poltava University of Economics and Trade students to arrange communication of foreigners... [-]

English Language Foundation Programme

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Midrand

Together with Pearson English, we have developed an interactive and rewarding programme, which will greatly enhance your learning success and your ability to participate in lectures, research, tutorials, presentations, group projects and assessments in your degree studies. The core modules are based on a diagnostic placement assessment, and include four levels of English as well as Student Skills. [+]

Best Course Studies in Humanities 2017. Together with Pearson English, we have developed an interactive and rewarding programme, which will greatly enhance your learning success and your ability to participate in lectures, research, tutorials, presentations, group projects and assessments in your degree studies. The core modules are based on a diagnostic placement assessment, and include four levels of English as well as Student Skills. Depending on your English module progression you can then choose one or more school-specific preparation modules to prepare you for your degree from a range of introductory topics including Development Studies, Commerce, IT, Mathematics, Science and Psychology. Much of the success of our English Language Foundation Programme is due to our unique blend of lecture-led learning, Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL), our smaller interactive classes and our facilities such as campus resource centres and computer labs. Within this supportive environment, you will also start developing essential skills for life as a student and for the world of work. You will learn how to analyse and solve real problems, apply logic, be innovative, work in teams and communicate effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and teaching via tutorials, as well as Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff are qualified, committed and student centred. You have access to campus resource centres, computer laboratories and WiFi. We follow an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme... [-]

International Foundation Programme

City College Brighton & Hove
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Brighton

The International Foundation Programme is a one-year academic programme designed to prepare you for undergraduate study in the UK. [+]

The International Foundation Programme is a one-year academic programme designed to prepare you for undergraduate study in the UK. This programme provides academic preparation for first year entry into university and ensures you meet the minimum English language requirement for entry to your chosen undergraduate degree programme. The programme has two aspects: English and Academic Studies: Study alongside other international students to improve your English and gain the study skills you will need to succeed at university. Our specialist team of English language tutors will focus on: Academic grammar and vocabulary Research methods, analysing data and referencing Writing and note taking, students will build a portfolio of academic writing tasks and essays throughout the year Participating in academic discussions and seminars Successful presentation skills Personal guidance and support through regular tutorials Exam preparation for students who need to improve their IELTS score for entrance to university Subject Pathway: As an International student, you will study alongside British students for your chosen subject module. You can choose one of the following subjects: - Business & Enterprise - Business & Management - Biomedical Sciences - Computing - Environmental Sciences - Humanities & Social Sciences - Media, Literature & Culture - Psychology Successful completion of our International Foundation Programme will give you entry onto a range of undergraduate degrees at British Universities. City College students progress on to top universities including University of Leeds, University of Nottingham, University of Glasgow, University of Manchester, Goldsmiths and Central St Martins. [-]

A Level: English Language & Literature

Kingston College
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames

English is a subject for students who take pleasure in reading both journalistic and literary texts. If you enjoy reading, this will probably be your favourite subject. [+]

Best Course Studies in Humanities 2017. English Language & Literature A Level English is a subject for students who take pleasure in reading both journalistic and literary texts. If you enjoy reading, this will probably be your favourite subject. You will develop your enjoyment and interest in literary and non-literary texts and broaden your knowledge and understanding of a wide range of writing across the ages. English Language and Literature is a popular core subject and you will be able to combine it with any other mix of subjects. You will develop important skills such as critical analysis and writing skills which are highly valued by universities and by your future employer. Course Content You will examine three main texts covering prose and drama and a variety of non-literary texts from all genres. The emphasis in the first year is on exploring speech, analysing a writer’s techniques and producing your own texts in a creative way. In the second year you will study three further texts, and the emphasis will be on comparing texts and creating new texts. As part of this, you will complete independent study on two texts for a coursework assessment. You will broaden and develop your intellectual skills in this subject, learn how to communicate clearly and write fluently, and you will discuss and read a variety of texts. You will be encouraged to participate in active debate about the texts and to develop an appreciation of the skills used to create effective writing. There is... [-]