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International Foundation Year in Education, Health and Wellbeing, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
As an international applicant, the International Foundation Year in Education, Health and Wellbeing at the University of Wolverhampton will give you a solid base to progress onto and study a selection of our degree programmes, subject to professional body requirements. 
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Overview

We will help you to understand the expectations and academic skills required to study successfully for a degree in the UK.

We offer two start dates for the International Foundation Year in either semester 1 or 2, with the course lasting an academic year.

You will study a mixture of subject-specific modules and more general modules that will expand your English language and learning skills ready for higher education.

You will gain a solid foundation in the key academic skills such as research and referencing that will support degree-level study.

The International Foundation Year:

  • introduces your chosen specialist subject
  • gives you a solid foundation in key academics skills like research and referencing that will support degree-level study
  • develops and improves your academic language skills
  • provides a choice of pathways based on your desired subject specialism
  • give you educational bridge to study an undergraduate degree of your choice at the University of Wolverhampton (subject to professional body requirements).

Potential Career Paths

The aim of this International Foundation Year in Education, Health and Wellbeing at the University of Wolverhampton is to allow successful candidates to progress into a degree programme in their chosen subject at the University of Wolverhampton [or at another UK University which recognises the programme] which will serve to enhance their employment opportunities in the future.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring an Academic Discipline
  • Getting Ahead as an International Student
  • Health and Health Behaviour
  • Language Skills: Grammar, Writing and Speaking
  • Learning in a Digital Environment
  • Communication and Care

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.

General Requirements

  • A pass at High School Certificate or equivalent.
  • Students will need to pass a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as UKVI IELTS and achieve B2 to meet UKVI requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8676 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8670 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Wolverhampton

  • 550 - 900 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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