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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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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Combined studies

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 with the International Foundation Language Programme.

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

The IFLP is a full-time extended foundation programme with entry points in July and September. With September entry, you will complete eleven weeks of English language training and then join the International Foundation Programme (IFP) in January. The IFLP is therefore the same as the January Entry IFP, but with the addition of eleven weeks of language training at the start and greater English language support throughout the remainder of the programme.

September IFLP enables you to progress to any degree within the University of Reading except for Science and Life Science degrees. Popular progression degrees are those within the Henley Business School (Accounting, Business, Finance, and Management), Law, Real Estate, Construction Management and Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Economics, Entrepreneurship and Consumer Behaviour and Marketing. Upon successful completion you will be guaranteed a place on your chosen degree course in September of the same year.

All students will study International English Plus and Academic Skills and then, depending on your choice of degree, you will select two modules from a range of subjects such as Economics, Introduction to Business and Management, Information Systems and Statistics, Law, Mathematics for Finance, Economics and Business. You will be taught by the same experienced University academics who teach the undergraduates and postgraduates. An academic tutor will be assigned to support and guide you through your studies.

As well as improving your knowledge and skills the IFLP aims to familiarise you with life at University. We encourage all our students to 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.

By the end 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. Upon successful completion of the IFLP and having met the specific entry requirements for your chosen degree, you will be guaranteed a place on your chosen degree course in the September the following year.

**Careers**

During the IFLP you will develop academic transferable skills such as the ability to produce high quality written work, think critically, communicate well, and interpret and analyse a range of information.

Around 80% of students who take the IFP at the University of Reading qualify to progress on to their chosen undergraduate degre with a large number gaining their degrees from Henley Business School, IMCA or the University of Reading Law School.

Modules

Sample modules may include:

* International English Plus
* Academic Skills
* Introduction to Business and Management
* Mathematics for Finance, Economics and Business
* Law

Check our website for more details of the course structure.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

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

The Uni


Course location:

University of Reading

Department:

International Study and Language Institute

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