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University of Reading

International Foundation and Language Programme (September entry)

UCAS Code: NQ14

Foundation Certificate - Fd cert

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1.0year

Full-time | 2020

Develop and strengthen your English language and academic skills and gain a place on an undergraduate degree of your choice at the University of Reading.

Are you an international student without British A level qualifications (or the equivalent)? Would like to study at the University of Reading but your confidence with English is quite low? The International Foundation and Language Programme (IFLP) is the perfect foundation programme for you.

The IFP is a University-led foundation programme and is subject to the same quality and assessment procedures as the rest of the University. We have taught the IFP for over 30 years and have an international reputation for excellence both in our teaching and for the support we give our students. You can apply for scholarships to help fund your time here and, if you are aged 17 or over, you will be eligible for a place in halls on our award-winning campus.

Study "International English plus" and "Academic skills" and then, depending on your choice of degree, select two modules from a range of subjects such as Biology, English Literature and Mathematics for Finance, Economics and Business. You will be taught by the same experienced University academics who teach the undergraduates and postgraduates. A personal tutor will be assigned to support and guide you through your studies.

Improve your knowledge and skills - and become familiar with university life. Take part in extra activities, make new friends and have new experiences. The IFP Away Day is the highlight of the IFP and IFLP calendar. Both staff and students visit an activity centre, giving you the chance to practice your skills in a new environment. You can put your problem solving, communication, and team building skills to the test whilst climbing, orienteering, and kayaking.

On completion of this programme, you will have improved your English language skills, gained academic training in your chosen subjects, and achieved the transferable skills necessary for undergraduate study. You will also be guaranteed a place on your chosen degree course in the September the following year.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£16,890
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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University of Reading

Department:

International Study and Language Institute

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