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A Foundation Year is a preparatory program that takes about a year to complete. It is often offered to foreign students in order to help them acclimate to a new culture and language, but it is also available for students who are not quite ready for a demanding college education.

The academic study of humanities provides students with a broad understanding of many key areas of human history and culture. This can include studies in the visual and performing arts, history, and literature, as well as the teaching of critical thinking and rhetoric skills.

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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
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
INTO Manchester in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of Business and Humanities subjects at Manchester Metropolitan University. ... [+]

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of Business and Humanities subjects at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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: 3-4 Terms Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January Fees: From £15,075 Class hours: 24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1) Class size: 20 Class duration: Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances. Award: International Foundation Certificate (RQF Level 3) from NCUK. Course options: Standard (3-term, 9-month programme) Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.) Entry requirements ... [-]
United Kingdom Manchester
January 2020
Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
Newcastle University

Prepare to progress to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subject areas including archaeology, education, law, politics and sociology at Newcastle University ... [+]

Prepare to progress to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subject areas including archaeology, education, law, politics and sociology at Newcastle University.

Course features Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. 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: 3-4 Terms Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January, June Fees: From £18,500 Class hours: 21 hours per week on average Class size: 16 Class duration: Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances. Award: International Foundation Certificate (RQF Level 3) from Newcastle University. Course options: Standard (3-term, 9-month programme) Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.) Entry requirements ... [-]
United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne
January 2020
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 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
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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
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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
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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 Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

Foundation Course in Humanities (FCH) ... [+]

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
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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 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