• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration

This Pre-Bachelor Offers

About

With the International Foundation in Science, Sport, Computing and Engineering - Applied Mathematics programme at University of Stirling you'll also have the opportunity to progress to one of our affiliate partner universities in Scotland. 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
  • 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.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Mathematics and Statistics
  • English Language for Academic Purposes
  • ICT, Research and Study Skills
  • Introduction to British Culture and Society
  • Chemistry
  • Foundation Biology
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sports Studies
  • Physics
  • Principles of Computing
  • Pure and Applied Mathematics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description
      3 - 4 Terms
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    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

  • Standard option: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Extended option: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above
  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15650 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition fees can be up to £20,080 depending on start date and/or programme option.

Living costs for Stirling

  • 660 - 1140 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.

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.