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University of Bradford

Certificate of International Foundation Studies

UCAS Code: Y007

Foundation Certificate - Fd cert

Entry requirements


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72

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

The Certificate of International Foundation Studies is a pre-degree access programme that will provide you with a solid basis for future undergraduate study at the University of Bradford. This course is designed for international students who do not have the necessary academic and/or English language qualifications for registration directly onto a degree course.

The Certificate of International Foundation Studies offers an introductory grounding in your chosen discipline and equips you with the study and interpersonal skills necessary for effective undergraduate study.

Successful completion of this programme will enable you to progress to a range of degree programmes in health, nursing, computer science, media, social sciences, business, and law.

**Rankings**
International Student Barometer 2017:

- 1st in the UK and 2nd worldwide for visa advice

- 1st in the UK and 4th in the world for personal academic tutors

- 3rd in the UK and 3rd in the world for international student support

Modules

You will study four core modules in semester one and two of four optional modules in semester two.
Carrying out Research (core)
English for Academic Purposes (core)
English for Specific Academic Purposes (core)
Foundation Year Project (core)
Foundation in Chemistry (option)
Foundation in Human Biology (option)
Global Business Environment (option)
Introduction to Social Sciences option

Assessment methods

You will learn via:
- Keynote lectures
- Seminars and group tutorials
- Practical and simulation classes
- Online learning activities and directed study tasks packages
- Collaborative learning
- Enquiry-based learning
- Reflection on learning experiences collected via an e-portfolio

You will be assessed by written assessments, requiring different skills, including written, practical and oral skills which include both coursework and tests under examination conditions.

Tuition fees

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International
£12,800
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Bradford

Department:

School of Social Sciences

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