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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.

If you successfully complete the Art and Theatre - Undergraduate Foundation Programme from ONCAMPUS Reading  to the required level of attainment in all academic areas and achieve the required English language score, you will have the opportunity to automatically progress onto a place on a suitable programme of undergraduate study at the University of Reading. The UFP is set at NQF level 3, which is equivalent to A level standard in the UK. 

How long will I study for?

This programme lasts one academic year (nine months). The year is divided into three terms of seven to eight teaching weeks and one examination week. On average, you will undertake 21 (and up to 25) hours of classroom-based study per week.

English Language forms up to six hours of your timetable, is compulsory for students who are below the required level for progression, and will be integrated into the teaching of academic subjects as well as being taught separately if you need additional support. Students who are at or above the required English level for progression are likely to follow a reduced timetable. 

Students will be expected to timetable self-study hours in addition to the classroom-based hours.

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

      3 terms

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Art and Design

  • Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Skills for Art and Design

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

  • From 5.0 IELTS or equivalent (with no single element less than 4.5)
    • Minimum age: 17+
    • Minimum 40% pass mark in all academic subjects, Minimum 60% pass mark in the Design Portfolio Module or module of special significance relevant to your chosen progression route and 70% in the ONCAMPUS Test Of English (OCTOE).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16785 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16785 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for Reading

  • 903 - 1390 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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