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International Foundation Year in Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture

Cardiff University International Study Centre

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  • Qualification

    Access to Higher Education

  • Location

    Cardiff University International Study Centre location

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    17-JAN-22, 24-JAN-22, 16-MAY-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The International Foundation Year prepares you for university with English language and study skills practice, as well as subject-specific teaching. When you complete the programme, you will progress to the first year of your undergraduate degree. Learn more about how humans can work in harmony with the natural world and choose to progress to a degree in architecture, environmental geography or an engineering subject. You choose a route depending on which undergraduate degree you plan to study. Specialise in one of three routes: architecture, engineering, or physical sciences. Which route you choose impacts the modules you will study.

Your pathway to Cardiff University

Cardiff University International Study Centre puts you on the path to an exciting future. Our International Foundation Year develops your subject knowledge and English language skills, ready for your undergraduate degree. Progress to a respected Russell Group university. Degree programmes are enhanced by industrial collaboration, giving you the skills, experience and contacts to achieve your career goals.

What will I study?

As a student on the this pathway of the International Foundation Year, you will study all of the 'core' modules as well as additional modules depending on which subject route you choose.

Core modules

Pure mathematics

Architecture modules

Design Thinking and Idea Generation
Building information Modelling for Architects
Visual and Perceptual Studies Project

Engineering modules

Applied Mathematics
Fundamental Programming Concepts
Maths and Stats 2
Physics

Physical Sciences modules

Fundamental Programming Concepts
Maths and Stats 2
Urban Environment

Progress to your degree

After completing your International Foundation Year and achieving the necessary grades, you can transition to your chosen undergraduate degree.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,750overall cost

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

University information

Cardiff University International Study Centre

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University International Study Centre location, 4th Floor, Cardiff University Student Union Building, Park Place, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3QN, Wales

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