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International Year One in Media and Communications - English, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Madison, AL, United States
International Year One in Media and Communications - English will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Drew University.
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Overview

Upon successful completion of International Year One - English and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your third year of undergraduate study at Drew University or at a number of well-known US universities. Progression is the transition from an INTO program to a university degree program.

This Pathway program leads to a variety of majors in the arts, including art, art history, music and theatre.

Degree Program Components

4-Semester:

  • 128 credit hour program
  • 64 credit hours apply from Pathway 
  • 64 credit hours remaining toward degree

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      4 - 5 Semesters

  • Credits
    64 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course features:
  • Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry.
  • Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university.
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students.
  • Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen pathway.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    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:

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • 16 years and above
  • High school diploma

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Madison

  • 850 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Drew University awards scholarships typically up to $10,000 per year for qualified students entering Drew through the Pathway program.

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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