12 Undergraduate Pathways in Science Studies 2020

Undergraduate pathways are educational tracks that typically offer students some flexibility in working toward a degree while improving language skills. These programs are generally useful for those wishing to pursue a degree in another country, where they may initially lack language fluency. What is an undergraduate pathway in science studies? This educational track focuses on academic coursework… Read more

Undergraduate pathways are educational tracks that typically offer students some flexibility in working toward a degree while improving language skills. These programs are generally useful for those wishing to pursue a degree in another country, where they may initially lack language fluency.

What is an undergraduate pathway in science studies? This educational track focuses on academic coursework in science, such as physics, biology, genetics, chemistry, and earth sciences. Students often participate in both lectures and lab or field work and may conduct research as individuals or as part of a group. This work is done concurrently with language studies to reach reading, writing, and speaking proficiency.

Scholars in this program tend to gain skills in problem-solving, observation, and analysis, as these all play a part in the application of the scientific method. People with these abilities can be highly sought after in the job market, as hiring managers and recruiters are interested in candidates who can adapt and change based on analyzing what’s working and what needs correcting.

Many wonder about the cost of undergraduate pathways in science. The cost varies based on the school and how long the program lasts, but typically, it’s possible to find options within a range of budgets.

Students following a science pathway may have numerous career options. Many choose to become researchers or research assistants, applying their coursework to environments where they seek to better the lives of others through scientific innovations. Jobs in the medical field, such as hospital lab technicians, nurses, and doctors, are also popular options. Those with an interest in passing knowledge down gravitate toward becoming teachers or professors.

Universities and colleges that have undergraduate pathways often have these programs in science. Interested individuals might also be able to find Internet-based alternatives. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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The College, Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom

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Undergraduate Pathway
01 May 2020
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
ICP International College Portsmouth
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Undergraduate Pathway
16 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 semesters
29 Nov 2019
English
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) is an academic bridge for students to transition successfully into undergraduate studies at Monash University and other universiti ... Read more

The Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) is an academic bridge for students to transition successfully into undergraduate studies at Monash University and other universities. As the only provider of the MUFY programme in Malaysia, Sunway College MUFY is positioned strategically for students wishing to prepare themselves for an undergraduate degree at Monash University. Read less
Undergraduate Pathway
01 Jan 2020
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
ACG Pathways
Auckland, New Zealand + 1 More

The AUT Certificate in Foundation Studies ensures international students can meet the entry requirements and are fully prepared for the challenges of AUT’s degree programme.

The AUT Certificate in Foundation Studies ensures international students can meet the entry requirements and are fully prepared for the challenges of AUT’s degree programme. Read less
Undergraduate Pathway
19 Jul 2020
Full-time
6 months
English
Campus
 
Suffolk University
Boston, USA

International Year One in Science and Mathematics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Suffolk University. Upon successful completion ... Read more

International Year One in Science and Mathematics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Suffolk University. Upon successful completion of International Year One and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of undergraduate study at Suffolk University. This transition from an INTO Suffolk program to a university degree program is called progression. Read less
Undergraduate Pathway
08 Jan 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

Offered on an integrated basis, you'll complete a preparation year and then enter Year 2 of your undergraduate degree at the University of Stirling. There are a variety of deg ... Read more

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Undergraduate Pathway
25 Sep 2020
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
George Mason University
Fairfax, USA

International Year One in Science will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at George Mason University. Upon successful completion of Interna ... Read more

International Year One in Science will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at George Mason University. Upon successful completion of International Year One and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of undergraduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason program to a university degree program is called progression. Read less
Undergraduate Pathway
19 Aug 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, USA

International Year One in science will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfully co ... Read more

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Undergraduate Pathway
02 Jan 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Washington State University
Pullman, USA

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Undergraduate Pathway
02 Jan 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Community Colleges of Spokane
Spokane, USA + 1 More

SFCC’s S.T.E.M. Pathway serves students looking to careers based in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, providing them with the opportunity to transfer to their ... Read more

SFCC’s S.T.E.M. Pathway serves students looking to careers based in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, providing them with the opportunity to transfer to their chosen university as major-ready juniors. Read less
Undergraduate Pathway
18 Sep 2020
Full-time
02 Aug 2019
English
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology (FIST) charts a learning strategy to prepare students to move into tertiary fields of study in science, and in their areas of i ... Read more

The Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology (FIST) charts a learning strategy to prepare students to move into tertiary fields of study in science, and in their areas of interest. The program is designed to ensure that students are able to set personal achievement targets while identifying their individual talents. Read less
Undergraduate Pathway
01 Jan 2020
Full-time
12 years
English
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The American Degree Transfer Program (ADTP) has been developed specifically to allow students to study for the first part of their American degree at Sunway University. The pr ... Read more

The American Degree Transfer Program (ADTP) has been developed specifically to allow students to study for the first part of their American degree at Sunway University. The programme has been designed in consultation with American universities to ensure that students can transfer seamlessly to America to complete their studies. Read less
Undergraduate Pathway
01 Jan 2020
Full-time
English
Campus