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  • 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 Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics - Undergraduate Foundation Programme  from ONCAMPUS Amsterdam   is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at the University of Amsterdam. The UFP is set at 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 nine teaching weeks and one reading week. You will undertake up to 26 hours of classroom-based study per week.

What will I study?

This programme includes English and three academic subject modules. English will be integrated into the teaching of academic subjects, as well as being taught separately for those who need additional support to develop their English language ability.

There are two 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.

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

  • More details:

    Start in September face to face or online, to suit you.

    Join face to face at any point between September and December.

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

      3 terms

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Modules:

  • English
  • Maths for Economics or Advanced Maths
  • International Relations
  • Economics for Social Sciences
  • Skills for Social Sciences

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.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Students wishing to progress to BSc Business Administration

  • September start: 5.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no more than one element at 4.5
  • January start: 5.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no more than one element at 5.0
  • Strong Maths grades at High School and 40% in the ONCAMPUS Amsterdam Mathematics Entry Test

Students wishing to progress to BSc Economics and Business Economics, BSc Econometrics and BSc Actuarial Science

  • September start: 5.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no more than one element at 4.5
  • January start: 5.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no more than one element at 5.0
  • Excellent Maths grades at High School and 60% in the ONCAMPUS Amsterdam Mathematics Entry Test

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17985 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17985 EUR 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.

Living costs for Amsterdam

  • 1000 - 1500 EUR/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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