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English and Philosophy with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-20

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The BA English and Philosophy with Foundation Year at the University of Sheffield provides students with non-standard entry qualifications with a thorough and supportive academic preparation for successful degree level study. The programme is carefully designed to build confidence in students’ abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success.We work closely with students to ensure that their chosen degree is the most appropriate one for them, offering a range of stimulating learning opportunities through which to explore the different career and study opportunities open to them, and introducing them to all the learning and assessment methods they are most likely to encounter during their degree.The foundation year is taught within the Department for Lifelong Learning, where we have nearly forty years’ experience working with adult learners to unlock their potential to succeed.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 17,600per year

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

Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : D

Students must demonstrate that you meet the University of Sheffield’s minimum academic entry requirements for English language (normally demonstrated by GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent). If you are a non-native English speaker you can demonstrate proficiency through IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. A minimum GCSE grade D/3 in Mathematics (or equivalent) may also be required. A GCSE grade C/4 may be required for some science programmes. You will be asked to complete literacy and numeracy assessments as

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University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 107 7

    14th out of 51 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    156 76%

    23rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79.0 79%

    11th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    48th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    158 72%

    16th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    21st

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    33rd

    7

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