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Science and Engineering Foundation Studies (SEFS) Programme, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #226 (QS) Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Loughborough University's Foundation Year programme helps a variety of students who want to study a degree at Loughborough, but who have arrived at this decision via an unconventional route.
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Overview

The foundation year gives you the fundamental skills needed to continue onto one of the degrees whilst becoming a fully-fledged Loughborough student.Completing a foundation year can be a real attribute to your overall degree success. It not only opens doors to courses that may have previously looked closed, but also provides a sound base on which to establish a successful academic career. Many who have completed the foundation year have also said how beneficial it was to them in supporting their transition into University life.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation of Inorganic Chemistry
  • Intro to Engineering Science: Applied Mechanics
  • Supporting Student’s Learning
  • Basic Physics & Materials
  • Learning & Comm Skills
  • Intro to Engineering Science: Applied Mechanics

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

Students who are eligible for this course include:

  • Those wishing to study a degree without the appropriate background
  • Mature students returning to education
  • Those who did not meet their expected entrance requirements due to illness or other adverse situations
  • Students with alternative backgrounds and qualifications

Applications are treated on a case by case basis and a number of other personal situations may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9252 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    9252 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Loughborough University provides up to £6,000 of financial assistance based on household income.

Living costs for Edinburgh

  • 725 - 1170 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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.

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