Who is this programme designed for?
This Master's Foundation Programme - Humanities and Social Sciences at ONCAMPUS Aston is designed to prepare international students for postgraduate study in the UK. The MFP will allow you to improve your English while learning the study skills and research methods that you will need during your Master’s degree studies. Depending on the length of the programme you study, you may also study academic modules relating to your chosen progression route.
How long will I study for?
Each term consists of seven to eight teaching weeks, one reading week, and an assessment week. The weekly hours of study varies by term with students on average studying around 18-23 (and up to 25) hours 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.
How will I be assessed?
Each module will have an assessment schedule, which will be completed by the end of the appropriate term. Assessments will be designed to demonstrate learning across the individual modules of the programme and to allow you to experience a wide range of the assessment methods used in UK postgraduate programmes.
Assessments will include coursework, essays, reports and other structured assignments, oral examination and unseen written examinations.
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What will I study?
- Psychology for Social Sciences
- International Development, Law, and Education
- Understanding Learning and Development
- Contextual and Cultural Studies for Postgraduates
- Intercultural Communication
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- 9 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Psychology Sociology View 1421 other Masters in Sociology in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 3 terms – from 5.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.5
Extended programmes are available if you do not yet have the required English language level. These programmes last 4 terms and include English language modules (ELPP) followed by the 3 terms of Master’s Foundation Programme required to apply for entry to the first year of your Master’s degree.
Academic Entry Requirements
- To study this programme you will need to have successfully completed your Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, from a recognised university.
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International15780 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15780 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
Tuitions vary between £5,320 and £21,010 depending on your chosen pathway and length of programme
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.