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Social Sciences with International Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Wolverhampton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Wolverhampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Why choose this course?

As an international applicant, the International Foundation Year at the University of Wolverhampton will give you a solid base to progress onto and study a selection of our degree programmes, subject to professional body requirements.

We will help you to understand the expectations and academic skills required to study successfully for a degree in the UK.

We offer two start dates for the International Foundation Year in either semester 1 or 2, with the course lasting an academic year.You will study a mixture of subject-specific modules and more general modules that will expand your English language and learning skills ready for higher education.

You will gain a solid foundation in the key academic skills such as research and referencing that will support degree-level study.

The International Foundation Year:

  • Introduces your chosen specialist subject
  • Gives you a solid foundation in key academics skills like research and referencing that will support degree-level study
  • Develops and improves your academic language skills
  • Provides a choice of pathways based on your desired subject specialism
  • Give you educational bridge to study an undergraduate degree of your choice at the University of Wolverhampton (subject to professional body requirements).

Potential Career Paths

The aim of this course is to allow you to progress onto a degree programme in your chosen subject at the University of Wolverhampton (or at another UK university which recognises the programme).

Most of our International Foundation Year students continue onto their chosen degree programmes at the University of Wolverhampton, but should you wish to progress to another University we have a progression agreement with Oxford Brookes University, provided you meet the following conditions:

  • Evidence of a competed High School Certificate with satisfactory results.
  • Successful completion of the Foundation Programme at the University of Wolverhampton with a minimum grade of 60/65% for most Oxford Brookes University undergraduate programmes.

Potential Career Paths

The aim of this course is to allow you to progress onto a degree programme in your chosen subject at the University of Wolverhampton (or at another UK university which recognises the programme).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

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University information

University of Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university works with TNE partners around the world: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, Ireland and France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    101st out of 105 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    89 46%

    98th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    35.0 35%

    90th

    41
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    55th

    29

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