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  • 6 months
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Overview

The International Foundation in Engineering and Science - Biochemistry with Professional Studies from INTO Queen's University Belfast 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. 

This option allows you a way to complete your studies at the same time with local students taking the regular Direct Entry program. Depending on your language level, the International Foundation Year can take one or multiple semesters to complete. 

International Foundation in Engineering and Science - Biochemistry with Professional Studies

Get ready to specialise in your chosen field of Engineering, or prepare for developing your knowledge in a highly interdisciplinary subject, that lets you cross the limits of just one Engineering specialization. 

You will learn how to speak the language of science, but to also transform it into practicle aplications that have a direct and lasting impact on improving human lives. The tech, practically-oriented skills you will develop during your studies will help you find innovative solutions to concrete problems, while making use of your ingenuity and critical thinking. Learn to fix complex problems with out-of-the-box solutions and a lot of trial and error.

Modern engineeing tries to tackle pressing challenges that are facing our civilization at the moment such as pollution,  growing population, and decreasing resources. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    April intake - for Accelerated option

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

      2 - 5 Terms

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

Programme Structure

Core Modules:
  • English Language and Study Skills 
  • Foundation Mathematics for Engineering and Science
  • Foundation Biology
  • Foundation Chemistry
  • Foundation Physics
  • Further Mathematics for Engineering and Science

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

English requirements

  • Standard: IELTS 5.0
  • Extended: IELTS 4.5  
  • Accelerated: IELTS 6.0
Age requirements:
  • 16 years and above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17375 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17375 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.

Fee for the Accelerated option: £13,995

Living costs for Belfast

  • 561 - 890 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 Queen's University Belfast, 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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