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The type of preparatory year program varies from institution to institution. Each program has varying factors such as length of program, number of courses, and location. A Preparatory year often leads the way to a successful undergraduate degree.

 

After completing a college degree, a student may wish to pursue a graduate degree. The first level of such study is called a master. Students can earn this title after completing approximately two years of study when taking a full load of credits.

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Berlin International College

The unique BIC Preparation Program for students who prefer to study their Engineering Bachelor in English. ... [+]

The unique BIC Preparation Program for students who prefer to study their Engineering Bachelor in English.

Your benefits The entire preparation program, as well as the studies at the University are taught in English – there is no need to learn German! Guaranteed place at a partner university – no extra application necessary No tuition fees at the University Small classes for optimal student-teacher ratio Receive an engineering degree in Germany - the country of engineers Optional: Twin Bachelor Degree Program – finishing higher semester lectures in German for a double degree in English and German

Details The program gives you direct entrance to the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (FHWS) once finished successfully. You will receive a conditional offer letter from the FHWS before starting the preparation program. ... [-]
Germany Berlin
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English (US)
Full-time
8 months
Campus
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NMAT by GMAC

The NMAT by GMAC™ exam is a computer adaptive test and a global assessment in South Africa, Nigeria, and the Philippines, created for the emerging markets to help them pu ... [+]

To sign up for exams, delivered in South Africa, please click here To sign up for exams, delivered in the Philippines, please click here To sign up for exams, delivered in Nigeria, please click here Structure & Features

The NMAT by GMAC™ exam is computer adaptive and gives each candidate a randomly generated test from a pool of questions, delivered one-at-a-time. The number of questions, difficulty levels, and the time limit for each of the sections is predetermined and, under normal administration conditions, are the same regardless of when and where the test is administered. Candidates have a choice of selecting the order/sequence of the test sections.

The NMAT by GMAC exam has three sections – Language Skills, Quantitative Skills, and Logical Reasoning.... [-]

South Africa Cape Town Philippines Makati Nigeria Abuja  + 2 More
December 2019
English (US)
Full-time
2 hours
Campus
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Mid Michigan College

Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC)’s LUCES Academy is an exciting and unique program designed to help international students transition into American college academic ... [+]

Mid Michigan Community College : LUCES Academy

(LUCES = Learning and Understanding Content to Empower Success!)

Description

Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC)’s LUCES Academy is an exciting and unique program designed to help international students transition into American college academic life by bridging the gap between traditional ESL programs and regular academic class. All LUCES Academy courses are taken for college credit, mix international and domestic students, and have the same learning outcomes as the regular sections of the same courses. The difference is that the LUCES courses are taught by specially trained faculty who make the content more accessible to non-native English speakers. MMCC’s LUCES Academy is the perfect place for who do not want to come to America just to study in ESL courses but who also might not quite be ready for regular college course. If this is you, you’ll find MMCC’s LUCES Academy is the place for you to transition to American college academic life.... [-]

USA Harrison Mount Pleasant
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Campus
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Totino-Grace High School

The Totino-Grace Engineering Institute will intellectually engage and challenge students with a rigorous curriculum that includes coursework focused on engineering, as we ... [+]

Engineering Institute Totino-Grace Engineering Institute E3: Experiential Engineering Education

The Totino-Grace Engineering Institute will intellectually engage and challenge students with a rigorous curriculum that includes coursework focused on engineering, as well as exposure to the field of engineering through program components occurring outside of the classroom.

Institute Components College-Prep Curriculum with emphasis on Math and Science and will also include critical thinking, public speaking, and collaborative project-based learning skills. Required Courses in Math and Science as well as three semesters of Engineering-specific coursework. Seminars and Enrichment Activities including lectures, field trips and presentations outside the classroom. Mentorship Opportunities with professionals in Engineering careers. Internship/Field-Experience providing significant first-hand experience in various areas of Engineering. Co-Curricular Activity center around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) opportunities. Capstone Project which culminates the student's experience within the Institute. Global Perspective through innovative international Engineering connections. ... [-]
USA Fridley
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English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Academia Guiu

Exam Preparation Course for University Access. (Selectividad UNED) ... [+]

Who is it for?

This is a course addressed to students who have completed upper secondary school education abroad and want to gain access to public or private universities in Spain, regardless of their nationality. Students will be prepared to obtain the best possible results in the university entrance exam.

How?

Knowledge and skills previously acquired during high school education will be taken as a starting point, taking into account that there might be different depending on the country. Students will work on theoretical and practical aspects in class, especially focusing on exam practice in order to successfully complete their examinations. Our teachers are qualified experts in the different subjects we offer. Moreover, Academia Guiu has over 120 years of experience in education and it is a guarantee of success.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Spanish
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Hawaii Tokai International College

Students who enter HTIC with limited English proficiency are enrolled in the College Preparatory Program. This five-level, integrated learning program emphasizes English ... [+]

Students who enter HTIC with limited English proficiency are enrolled in the College Preparatory Program. This five-level, integrated learning program emphasizes English as a Second Language (ESL) studies within the framework of liberal arts subject matter in a challenging, hands-on setting. Students who successfully complete the skills-based College Preparatory Program may apply to enter the Liberal Arts Program.

The College Preparatory Program

The College Preparatory Program is an academic English language curriculum designed for non-native English speaking students who lack the necessary skills to immediately pursue an Associate in Arts degree at HTIC. Courses within this curriculum introduce students to academic English and assist them to develop the skills necessary to succeed in an American institution of higher education.... [-]

USA Kapolei
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English (US)
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of Southern California School of Pharmacy

The Advanced Clinical Excellence in Pharmacy Program (hereafter “ACEPP”), administered by the USC School of Pharmacy and the International Academy, offers select graduate ... [+]

Overview

The Advanced Clinical Excellence in Pharmacy Program (hereafter “ACEPP”), administered by the USC School of Pharmacy and the International Academy, offers select graduates from accredited overseas universities a comprehensive and practical pathway to a U.S. pharmacy license. The ACEPP includes:

Highly-tailored preparatory program (English, TOEFL, and FPGEE) to support FPGEC certification; Customized education and training program designed specifically for internationally-trained pharmacists to gain experience in U.S. healthcare environments; Structured didactic and clinical skills training opportunities; Experiential opportunities aimed at strengthening clinical and patient skills. Successful completion of the non-degree ACEPP will result in Fellows achieving 1,500 hours as well as position themselves to take the NAPLEX and state licensing examinations. Fellows will interact closely with the USC School of Pharmacy faculty, administrators and students, expanding their professional networks while immersing themselves in a dynamic, pharmacy-specific professional and academic environment. ACEP Preparatory Program ... [-]
USA Los Angeles
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
1 - 4 semesters
Campus
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Summer at Smith College

This one-week College Admission Workshop is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors to give promising young women like you the best practices, guidance and to ... [+]

July 19—25, 2020

As you start thinking about applying to college, there are clear ways to make your applications—and yourself—stand out. Learn the latest insights and insider expertise from admission professionals about how to succeed in the application process.

This one-week College Admission Workshop is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors to give promising young women like you the best practices, guidance and top tips for successfully navigating the college application process. Your instructors are Smith's professional admission staff, as well as visiting admission officers from other top-ranked colleges and universities.... [-]

USA Northampton
July 2020
English (US)
7 days
Campus
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Kühne Logistics University - KLU

As the German Abitur (high school leaving certificate) is held to such a high standard, it is often quite difficult for international applicants to meet the equivalent. W ... [+]

As the German Abitur (high school leaving certificate) is held to such a high standard, it is often quite difficult for international applicants to meet the equivalent. With international high school diplomas, direct entry is usually not an option. In order to bridge the gap, KLU offers students the opportunity to complete our Preparation Program at our partner institution in Berlin.

All interested students are asked to apply for our Bachelor of Science Program and if you do not satisfy the German eligibility requirements for studying your bachelor's degree at KLU, you could be eligible to enroll in the Preparation Program. Once you have submitted all of your documents, our admission team will review your application and depending on your eligibility offer a study spot.... [-]

Germany Hamburg
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English (US)
Full-time
10 months
Campus
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The College, Swansea University

If you do not meet the English Language requirement for direct entry to your chosen pathway, you can receive the required amount of English Language tuition to prepare yo ... [+]

If you do not meet the English Language requirement for direct entry to your chosen pathway, you can receive the required amount of English Language tuition to prepare you for successful entry into your chosen programme at a later date. The English Language training is conducted by Swansea University's English Language Training Services (ELTS).

How to apply for English Language Tuition?

Download the Application Form and return to us at The College. If you have further queries please contact us at the-college-admissions@swansea.ac.uk

Are there any English test exemptions?

Please note that where appropriate (i.e. you have obtained the relevant score) The College will continue to exempt the need for IELTS from students who have taken local examinations in English such as WAEC, KSCE, ICSE, HKDSE, A-level, IB, SPM and STPM (including forecast results) etc. and to exempt students who can demonstrate where they have been taught through the medium of English.... [-]

United Kingdom Swansea
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Online
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NCUK

A qualification designed with our university partners to prepare you for first-year entry to undergraduate degree courses. ... [+]

What is the NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY)?

A qualification designed with our university partners to prepare you for first-year entry to undergraduate degree courses. Studying in small classes with NCUK in your home country before you start your degree will give you the confidence you need before you start your degree course.

Quality is at the heart of everything that we do so our qualifications meet the highest academic standards set by our university partners. As well as academic knowledge, the NCUK International Foundation Year will give you specialist English language, study and cultural skills that are an essential part of your degree course. This unique combination will help you to get into the University of your choice and get on with your future career.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
6 - 24 months
Campus
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Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts

If you are an international student who has completed an Art & Design degree outside of the UK and are looking to come to the UK to study a Master’s in the same or re ... [+]

If you are an international student who has completed an Art & Design degree outside of the UK and are looking to come to the UK to study a Master’s in the same or related art and design discipline, the Pre-Master’s programme will prepare you for this transition.

This course would also suit any UK or European national looking for an opportunity to develop their portfolio in anticipation of an application to any UK Master’s programme, in any Art & Design discipline.

Course Details Length 1 semester Course Start January Progression Master’s in an Art & Designrelated subject. Tutor Support Specialist tutor support available 5 days a week. Studio Access Students have access to our studios 7 days a week, from 8am to 8.30pm, Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm at weekends. How Your Work Is Assessed Visual and written assignments and projects. Guest Lecturers Our course is enriched by programmed of lectures and workshops from a range of creative professionals. What to Expect ... [-]
United Kingdom Cambridge
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
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Institut Europeen De Francais

Official diplomas of the Ministry of Education recognized all over the world, the DELF and the DALF are recommended if you wish to certify your level in French. ... [+]

Conditions: Valid for courses until 31.12.2018Click on the image to get an instant online quote and book now!

Official diplomas of the Ministry of Education recognized all over the world, the DELF and the DALF are recommended if you wish to certify your level in French.

Number of lessons

28 lessons of 45 minutes per week (21hours): 20 lessons of General French + 2 open workshops of 45 minutes + 6 lessons of exam preparation.

Description

Communicative method and task-based approach on the CECRL (Common European Reference frame for the Languages).

Morning Lessons: training in general French for all the levels of the CECRL: A1, A2, B1, B2 ( DELF) and C1, C2 ( DALF) Development of the skills: oral/written understanding, oral/written expression. Open Workshops: intended for all the trainees: French pronunciation and phonetics, idiomatic expressions, regular French, games, and recreational activities Afternoon Lessons: specific preparation for the examinations. These courses allow you to prepare effectively for sitting and achieving success in the DELF (A1, A2, B1, B2) and the DALF (C1, C2) through: Reminders on the orientations and the contents of the various examinations; Activities of training which will allow each person to confront the difficulties and the types of tests; The acquisition of essential elements for success in the examinations (grammar, phonetics, oral and written communication; Examination simulation (techniques and advice to prepare for the various oral and written tests. Levels ... [-]
France Montpellier
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Campus
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The UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC)

Finance & accountancy professionals are a backbone of any industry. ACCA leads the way in the industry as they have a Gold standard in accountancy, opening doors to h ... [+]

What is ACCA?

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the world’s most forward-thinking accountancy body from the UK with over 200,000 members and 486,000 students globally. Founded in 1904, the ACCA qualification has led the way in innovation and producing qualified finance and accountancy professionals that are sought after by employers. With offices in more than 100 countries, ACCA’s international presence ensures that students and members are well supported in their academic and professional journeys wherever they are.

6 Reasons to Choose ACCA

Finance & accountancy professionals are a backbone of any industry. ACCA leads the way in the industry as they have a Gold standard in accountancy, opening doors to highly respectable and rewarding careers. ACCA members work in all industries across the globe.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
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English (US)
Full-time
18 - 30 months
Campus
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Eötvös Loránd University

This program is recommended for future students who want to build a firm basis for their further studies in the BSc program of Computer Science. Students who get admitted ... [+]

This program is recommended for future students who want to build a firm basis for their further studies in the BSc program of Computer Science. Students who get admitted to Computer Science BSc but cannot reach the minimum level in the entrance examination will also be redirected to our Preliminary Course.

Strength of program

The curriculum of the Preliminary Course is assembled on topics relevant to a Computer Science BSc program, such as algorithmic thinking skills, Mathematics, English language, and basic knowledge about computers and programming.

Structure Topics in Mathematics (IP-18fPRETMG, 8 hours, 8 credits) Introduction in computational thinking (IP-18fPREFICTG, 4 hours, 4 credits) Scratch Programming (IP-18fPRESPROGEG, 4 hours, 4 credits) Computers in practice (IP-18fPRECPEG, 2 hours, 2 credits) Intermediate English (IP-18fPREIMEG, 6 hours, 6 credits) Career opportunities ... [-]
Hungary Budapest
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
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