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Foundation Certificate in Science and Engineering, Pre-Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
The Foundation Certificate in Science and Engineering prepares you for an undergraduate program at any of the following: Nottingham Trent University, University of Aberdeen or the University of Salford.

About

The Foundation Certificate in Science and Engineering prepares you for an undergraduate program at any of the following: Nottingham Trent University, University of Aberdeen or the University of Salford.

Programme Structure

All students study the following modules:

  • Combined Skills for Study 
  • Language for Study 
  • Skills for Study 

You will also study modules in one of the following pathways. This is determined by your degree subject at Nottingham Trent University:

Life Sciences pathway

  • Biochemistry of Life
  • Fundamentals of Science
  • Introductory Biology
  • Statistics

or

Mathematics pathway

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Basic Engineering
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Statistics

or

Physical Sciences pathway

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Basic Engineering
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Science

If you're studying the 3-term Enhancement Foundation Certificate, you'll also take a selection of the following:

  • Introduction to British Society and Culture
  • Personal Development and Pre-Study Skills
  • Prepatory Mathematics
  • Prepatory Mathematics and Information Communication Technology
  • Prepatory Science

                              Detailed Programme Facts

                              • Programme intensity Full-time
                                • Full-time duration 12 months
                                • Duration description
                                  The Foundation Certificate course length is 2 to 4 terms. Your course length will be confirmed during the admission process.
                              • Languages
                                • English
                              • Delivery mode
                                On Campus

                              English Language Requirements

                              You need the following IELTS score:

                              • Minimum required score:

                                5.5

                                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                              Academic Requirements

                              Entry to the Foundation Certificate generally requires you to have completed high school. Exact entry requirements will vary depending on your country’s education system, as well as your progression degree subject at Nottingham Trent University.

                              You will need to show proof of your English language ability by taking a UKVI IELTS exam. For the Foundation Certificate in Science and Engineering, you will need to have a minimum English language level of 5.5 with no less than 4.5 in any skill.

                              If you do not meet this English language entry level, but have at least UKVI IELTS 4.0 in all skills, we can offer you a course that includes Extended English and Skills (EES).

                              Tuition Fee

                              • International

                                12400 GBP/year
                                Tuition Fee
                                Based on the original amount of 12400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                              • EU/EEA

                                12400 GBP/year
                                Tuition Fee
                                Based on the original amount of 12400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                              • 2 terms - £12,400
                              • 3 terms - £13,500
                              • 4 terms - £18,400

                              Living costs for Nottingham

                              • 583 - 980 GBP/month
                                Living Costs

                              The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                              Funding

                              StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.