International Foundation in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Stirling

Program Description

International Foundation in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Stirling

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects including Media, Journalism, Politics, Sociology, Psychology and Sports Studies at the University of Stirling.

With this pathway, you'll also have the opportunity to progress to one of seven other leading Scottish universities - if you choose this option, you may progress to Year 1 or Year 2 of your degree, depending on the university you choose.

Course features

  • A specialist programme helping you to develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree.
  • Study academic modules that reflect the first year of your chosen degree.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students - find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • Our class sizes are smaller than you’ll typically experience at university – so you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • You will have university-style lessons for subject-based modules, to help you adapt to the studying in the UK.
  • Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you.

Key course facts

  • Course length: 3-4 Terms
  • Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January
  • Fees: From £15,075
  • Class hours: 21 hours per week on average
  • Class size: 16
  • Class duration:
    • English classes per week: 6 hours
    • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
    • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

  • Award: Certificate of Higher Education (SCQF Level 7) from the University of Stirling.
  • Course options:
    • Standard (3-term, 9-month programme)
    • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Entry requirements

Standard

  • Academic requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
  • English language requirements: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Entry requirements additional information: If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry to our Integrated Programme.
  • Age requirements: 16 years and above. All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended Foundation, students must be 16 before registering at the center. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Extended

  • Academic requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
  • English language requirements: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Entry requirements additional information: If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry to our Integrated Programme.
  • Age requirements: 16 years and above. All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake of the Extended Foundation, students must be 16 before registering at the center. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.


*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices that are shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

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University of Stirling

Last updated September 6, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2019
June 17, 2019
Duration
Duration
9 - 12 
Full time
Price
Price
15,075 GBP
From £15,075. Additional fees may apply.
Information
Deadline
Locations
United Kingdom - Stirling, Scotland
Start date : Jan. 2019
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End date Aug. 23, 2019
Start date : June 17, 2019
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End date June 5, 2020
Start date : Sept. 2019
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End date June 7, 2019
Start date : Sept. 23, 2019
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End date June 5, 2020
Start date : Jan. 7, 2020
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End date Aug. 21, 2020
Dates
Jan. 2019
United Kingdom - Stirling, Scotland
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End date Aug. 23, 2019
June 17, 2019
United Kingdom - Stirling, Scotland
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End date June 5, 2020
Sept. 2019
United Kingdom - Stirling, Scotland
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End date June 7, 2019
Sept. 23, 2019
United Kingdom - Stirling, Scotland
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End date June 5, 2020
Jan. 7, 2020
United Kingdom - Stirling, Scotland
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End date Aug. 21, 2020
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