As an international applicant, the International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton will give you a solid base to progress onto and study a selection of our degree programmes, subject to professional body requirements, at the University of Wolverhampton or another UK University which recognises the programme.
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Overview

The International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton will help you to understand the expectations and academic skills required to study successfully for a degree in the UK.

You will gain a solid foundation in the key academic skills such as research and referencing that will support degree-level study.

The International Foundation Year:

  • introduces your chosen specialist subject
  • gives you a solid foundation in key academics skills like research and referencing that will support degree-level study
  • develops and improves your academic language skills
  • provides a choice of pathways based on your desired subject specialism
  • give you educational bridge to study an undergraduate degree of your choice at the University of Wolverhampton (subject to professional body requirements).

Potential Career Paths

The aim of this course is to allow successful candidates to progress into a degree programme in their chosen subject at the University of Wolverhampton [or at another UK University which recognises the programme] which will serve to enhance their employment opportunities in the future.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Getting Ahead as an International Student
  • Exploring an Academic Discipline
  • Language Skills – Grammar, Writing and Speaking
  • Learning in a Digital Environment
  • Orientation to the Built Environment
  • Electrical Technology
  • Orientation to Pharmaceutical Studies
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Introduction to Bioscience

Detailed Programme Facts

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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General Requirements

  • A pass at High School Certificate or equivalent.
  • Students will need to pass a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as UKVI IELTS and achieve B2 to meet UKVI requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8670 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8670 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Wolverhampton

  • 550 - 900 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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