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Chemistry with an International Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    03-OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course is primarily designed for high-calibre international students who have not studied the pre-requisite subjects needed for first year entry or those that have successfully completed 12 years of school education, and need an extra year of study.Completing a foundation year will enable you to progress onto the first year of a Chemistry degree course, provided the relevant progression criteria are metOur international foundation course is taught in-house by University staff, including specialist Foundation teaching staff. As a student on the course you will be a full member of the University, with the same access to the Students’ Union, clubs, societies, sports facilities and support departments.You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops, labs and tutorials.Special emphasis is placed on subject-specific tuition to prepare students for their chosen degree course, as well as developing the study skills needed for success in an independent learning environment.As a student on the International Foundation Programme you will receive high quality teaching from renowned Loughborough University academics, and be supported throughout your studies by an academic tutor. During the year you will undertake modules in Chemistry with a choice of Applicable Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Sport Science, Economics, Biology, Business, Materials with Engineering Science, Programming with Electronics or Programming with Design and English Language.You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials.Language modules will build your confidence with the English language. In addition, you will benefit from our University Library, IT services, Mathematics Learning Support Centre and wide range of health and welfare services, including tailored support for international students.Completing a foundation year can be a real attribute to your overall degree success. It not only opens doors to courses that may have previously looked closed, but also provides a sound base on which to establish a successful academic career. Many who have completed the foundation year have also said how beneficial it was to them in supporting their transition into University life.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    7th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Loughborough University's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK, near to airports, making it easier to explore more of Europe.
Loughborough's research community is made up of over 1,160 research students spanning 90 nationalities and over 860 members of staff supporting them.
Home to over 20,000 students and staff from more than 145 different countries. 1,070+ students are based at the London campus, over 80% are international.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 57

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    138 62%

    27th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    6th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    12th

    5

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