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    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
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Overview

We realise that the situation around the world is changing all the time. If for whatever reason you cannot start your programme as planned, your place will be deferred to the next available start date. Provision will be made to continue and complete the programme online if required to ensure you will be able to compete your programme successfully and progress as planned to your university degree.

Who is this programme designed for?

This Social Media Management - Undergraduate Foundation Programme at ONCAMPUS Sunderland   is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at the University of Sunderland.

All students who successfully complete the UFP are guaranteed placement on a suitable programme of undergraduate study at the University of Sunderland. 

The UFP is set at level 3, which is equivalent to A-level standard in the UK.

What will I study?

This programme includes three academic subject modules. English will be integrated into the teaching of academic subjects, as well as being taught separately if you need additional support to develop your English language.

There are four academic pathways to choose from and you will study the pathway most suited to your chosen progression degree. Academic skills relevant to the specific subject area will be taught to fully prepare you for university study. The pathways are: Business, Economics, Finance and Management, Engineering and Sciences, Humanities, Law and Social Sciences and Life Sciences.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed at regular intervals throughout the programme to ensure you are making the progress required to successfully complete the programme. Full assessment of the programme will take place in the final term. Assessment methodologies are aligned to those that will be experienced in the University environment, and include project work, essays, presentations and unseen examination.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

      3 or 4 terms

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Globalisation and Internationalisation Relations
  • Human Interactions
  • Skills for Humanities and Social Sciences

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    4.5

    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

  • Minimum age: 17+
  • English requirements

    • from 4.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.0, for 3-term UFP *

    *Extended programmes are available if you do not yet have the required English language level. This programme lasts 4 terms and includes an English language module (ELM) followed by the 3 terms of Foundation required to apply for entry to the first year of your undergraduate degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13485 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13485 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
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4 terms: £17,980 per year

Living costs for Sunderland

  • 758 - 1440 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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