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  • 9 months
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Overview

International Foundation in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences - Film or Media and Sociology at INTO University of Stirling  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 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
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Core Mathematics and Statistics
  • English Language for Academic Purposes
  • ICT, Research and Study Skills
  • Introduction to British Culture and Society
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to International Politics
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Study of Society
  • Understanding Media

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

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

- Standard: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in any subskill) or equivalent.

- Extended: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in any subskill) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15995 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15995 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Tuition fees can be up to £17,995, depending on how many terms you take.

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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