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The International Foundation in Physical Sciences and Engineering - Geography (BSc) programme from INTO University of East Anglia  allows you to start earning academic credits towards your academic programme while advancing your skills in order to satisfy the university requirements.  

Benefits offered by the International Foundation programme include: 

  • Advance your academic and English language skills 

  • Receive support in your first year of studies 

  • Graduate in the same amount of time as local students 

  • Customized curriculum lasting one or more semester, depending on your needs 

  • Classes with small numbers of students encourage more student-teacher interaction 

What to expect from studying this Physical Sciences and Engineering programme

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

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

      3 - 4 Terms

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

Programme Structure

Core modules:
  • Academic English and Study Skills
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Foundation Chemistry
Specialist Modules:
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Skills
  • Problem Solving for Mathematical Sciences
  • Further Chemistry
  • Applied Physics

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

English requirements:

  • Standard: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in Writing and Reading and 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 6.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy.
  • Extended: IELTS 4.5 overall (with a minimum of 4.5 in Writing and Reading and no less than 4.0 in other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy.

Age requirements:

  • 16 years and above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17495 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17495 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
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  • Tuition fees start from £17,495 depending on the chosen duration.

Living costs for Norwich

  • 609 - 1050 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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