• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

The International Undergraduate Preparation Program Zot Specialized Tracks program offered by the University of California Irvine (UCI)  provides students the unique opportunity to start working towards the major that students want to pursue at a university/college

Key facts:

The specialized areas of academic courses offered in this track are provided by UC Irvine’s Schools of Biological Sciences, Social Sciences, Information & Computer Sciences, Engineering, and Physical Sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Curriculum
  • Intensive English Reading and Vocabulary
  • Intensive English Speaking and Listening
  • Intensive English Grammar and Writing
  • General Education
  • Academic Courses

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Copies of your official academic transcripts for the last four years of high school (Grade 9th – 12th) to meet our minimum GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 (or equivalent) in the UC’s A-G subject courses Recommended GPA for IUPP Specialized Track is at least 3.7 or 90%

Tuition Fee

  • International

    55500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    55500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Irvine

  • 1560 - 2590 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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