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International Foundation in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences

INTO University of Stirling, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 22,900

Course Accredited By

NA

  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Pathway Programme

Leading to Year 2 of a 4-year Scottish undergraduate degree. Students will receive a CAS for the duration of the Foundation programme only.  Preparing students for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects, including Media, Journalism, Politics, Sociology, Psychology and Sport Studies at the University of Stirling. With this pathway, students also have the opportunity to progress to one of our affiliate partner universities in Scotland. .

Depending on the university they choose, students may progress to Year 1 or Year 2 of their degree

On campus and online study options

  • This program is available to study either on campus or online – giving students the flexibility to choose what’s best for them.
  • If your student starts online and is then able to travel to the UK, they’ll be able to transfer to an on-campus program in January or March/April 2022. They’ll need to meet any visa requirements and demonstrate good attendance and performance during their studies online.
  • If your student applies for an Online Extended program, they’ll be offered an Online Academic English plus Online or on-campus academic pathway study plan.

Key information

  • Observe the Scottish political and legal systems in action with field trips to courts and the Scottish Parliament.
  • Opportunity to progress to one of our partner Scottish universities, including the University of Stirling.
  • Meet the University tutors and programme managers at the start of the academic year who will be the point of contact through 
    transitioning to the University of Stirling.

Standard Program: Sept & Jan

  • 3 Terms
  • Extended Integrated Program: Sept & June
  • 4 Terms

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2023
  • September 2023

Standard Course Requiement
Age requirement
17
Academic requirements

  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English language entry requirements

  • 3 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in any subskill) or equivalent.

Additional information

  • If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry to our Integrated Programme.

Extended Course Requirement
Age requirement
17
Academic requirements

  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English language entry requirements

  • 4 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in any subskill) or equivalent.

Additional information

  • If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry to our Integrated Programme.
  • A total of 120 credits must be earnt to successfully complete the pathway programme.

Term 1 modules

  • Core Mathematics and Statistics 20 Credits
  • English Language for Academic Purposes 20 Credits
  • ICT, Research and Study Skills 10 Credits

Term 1 specialist modules

  • Introduction to Business 20 Credits
  • Introduction to International Politics 20 Credits
  • Introduction to Journalism 20 Credits
  • Introduction to Law 20 Credits
  • Introduction to Psychology 20 Credits
  • Study of Society 20 Credits
  • Understanding Media 20 Credits
  • Standard Fees :£16475
  •  Extended Fees: £18495

 Additional Fees: 

  • C = Compulsory / O = Optional 
  • Course related fees 
  • Enrolment fee C £150.00
  •  Textbooks (3 term) C £240.00
  •  Textbooks (4 term) C £315.00 

Other fees 

  • Airport pickup O Edinburgh International Airport Not applicable to students on our online courses £70.00 
  • Airport pickup O Glasgow International Airport Not applicable to students on our online courses £70.00
  •  Social programme O Activity costs range from free-£50 Not applicable to students on our online courses £50.00

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