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  • 6 months
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The International Foundation in Science, Computing and Engineering at INTO University of Stirling prepares you for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in subjects such as Animal Biology, Business Studies and Sports Studies, Conservation Biology and Management, Ecology and Psychology at the University of Stirling in just six months. You could also progress to the University of Dundee.
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Overview

Aside from the University of Stirling, you may also have the opportunity to progress to one another leading university in Scotland. If you choose this option, you may progress to Year 1 or Year 2 of your degree, depending on the university you choose.

Features of the International Foundation in Science, Computing and Engineering:

This 2-term International Foundation in Science, Computing and Engineering at INTO University of Stirling introduces students to pure and applied mathematics and British culture. Optional modules include chemistry, biology, psychology, physics and computing. Alongside subject-specific modules, students will take English classes and learn ICT and study skills.

INTO class sizes are smaller than you’ll typically experience at university, so you'll have more one-on-one time with your teachers. You will have university-style lessons for subject-based modules to help you adapt to studying in the UK.

Once you successfully complete your programme, you'll receive guidance with your university application to ensure you choose the best degree for you.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description

      2 Terms

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Core modules:

  • English Language for Academic Purposes
  • ICT, Research and Study Skills
  • Introduction to British Culture and Society
  • Pure and Applied Mathematics

Specialist modules to choose from:

  • Foundation Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Physics
  • Principles of Computing

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

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General Requirements

  • English language requirements: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above 
  • Academic requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10435 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10435 GBP per year and a duration of 6 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Stirling

  • 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

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

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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