• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration

This Pre-Bachelor Offers

About

Features of the International Foundation in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science and Physical Sciences programme at University of Exeter

  • 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 to modules designed to equip you with the skills you need for university.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.
How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module. Assessment is both formative and summative, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on our success and meet the requirements for entry to the the first year of a degree. Marks from the Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed by a combination of examination and course work, which may include:

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

Programme Structure

Core modules:

  • Academic English for Engineering and Science
  • Engineering or Science Project
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Introduction to Physical Science
  • 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.

    StudyPortals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Academic Requirements

Academic entry requirements:

  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English entry requirements:

  • IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements:

  • 16 years and above.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    19235 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19235 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.

Living costs for Exeter

  • 649 - 1090 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

We're committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

Are you thinking of applying to study at the University of Exeter? You could be eligible for a scholarship worth up to 100% of your tuition fees.

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.