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International Foundation in Humanities and Social Sciences - Media, Communication and Cultural Studies, Pre-Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
University rank #152 (QS) Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
If you’ve decided on studying a programme at this university but don’t meet the academic or English language requirements, you have the option of taking International Foundation in Humanities and Social Sciences - Media, Communication and Cultural Studies programme at INTO Newcastle University.
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Overview

International Foundation in Humanities and Social Sciences - Media, Communication and Cultural Studies programme at INTO Newcastle University is a form of preparation course that will allow you to advance your language skills or grades while still getting the credits you need to graduate the full-time degree.

What to expect from studying this Humanities program 

When studying a Humanities program, you will choose to specialize in one the subjects focusing on the human condition: Anthropology, Languages, Cultural Studies, Ethics, Philosophy, Literature, History, Liberal Arts, and more.   

Learn about how culture grows and transforms and the major events that shaped our human society. You will develop creative and critical thinking. Become part of the discussion and the force of change that will shape our future and create a medium for discourse, idea exchange and the development of new ideas. By understanding the various aspects that make us human, you learn to bridge the gap and the differences between different cultures, and focus on the things we have in common, instead of our differences. Teaching is an important component of Humanities, as once you will develop your knowledge of human culture you are responsible for sharing this knowledge with others, creating awareness and educating.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description

      3 - 4 Terms

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Core Modules:

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Introduction to British Institutions and Culture
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to the Study of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Study Skills and Projects

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

  • Academic requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
  • English requirements: IELTS 5.0 (Extended Course) - 5.5 (Standard Course) or equivalent
  • Age requirement: 16 years and above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19795 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19795 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
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Tuition fees start from £19795 depending on the chosen duration.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 560 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

We’re committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

Are you thinking of applying to study at Newcastle University? Visit the INTO Study website to check if you are eligible for a scholarship. 

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