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International Foundation Year in Social Studies, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #135 (QS) Lancaster, United Kingdom
The International Foundation Year in Social Studies leads to a choice of undergraduate degrees in the Faculty of Arts and Social Studies and the Faculty of Science and Technology. 
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Overview

To prepare for your degree, you will study core English language modules and subject modules. Degree options include Philosophy, Sociology, and Film.

You will learn about global issues and contemporary events, including business, culture, politics and environment. Other areas of study include advertising, social media, psychology, and theories that relate to media and modern society.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Subject- specific modules

  • Globalisation 
  • Politics
  • Media and Culture
  • Psychology
Plus one of the following options
  • Law 1 and 2
  • Principles of Economics 1 and 2
  • Business Studies 1 and 2

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.

General Requirements

General requirements

  • Age: 17+ upon entry to the International Study Centre
  • Academic: Good high school graduation grades or equivalent 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15550 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    15550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15550 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Lancaster

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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