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International Foundation in Science INTO Glasgow Caledonian University

UK

Course info

Summary

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a range of science-related degrees at GCU.

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.

Where will it take me?


This course leads to the following degrees:

Applied Psychology-BSc (Hons)
Biomedical Science-BSc (Hons)
Cell and Molecular Biology-BSc (Hons)
Diagnostic Imaging-BSc (Hons)
Food Biosciences-BSc (Hons)
Forensic Investigation-BSc (Hons)
Microbiology-BSc (Hons)
Nursing Studies-BSc
Nursing Studies-BSc (Hons)
Occupational Therapy-BSc (Hons)
Optometry-BSc (Hons)
Orthoptics-BSc (Hons)
Pharmacology-BSc (Hons)
Physiotherapy-BSc (Hons)
Podiatry-BSc (Hons)
Radiotherapy and Oncology-BSc (Hons)

Core Modules:

Cells and Biomolecules
Chemistry
Core Skills in Biosciences 1
English Language for Academic Purposes and Study Skills
Physiology 1
Physiology 2
Integrated Language Skills (Term 1)
Teacher Supported Online Language Development (Term 1)
Engagement and Communicative Language Skills (Term 1)
Research and Study Skills (Term 1)

Specialist Modules:

Preparation for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Term 1)
Topics for University Study (Term 1)

How will I be assessed?

Grades from the programme do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for direct entry to your chosen degree programme.

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally, you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You'll also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework, which may include:

essays
reports
practical exercises
group and individual research projects
portfolios
oral and video presentations
seminar discussions
class tests
problem solving exercises

Award:

Certificate of Higher Education (SCQF Level 7) from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study International Foundation in Science.

Full Time (9 months)

Tuition fees

£13995 for 9 months; additional charges applicable.

From

01 Oct, 29 Sep

Venue

INTO Glasgow Caledonian University

Cowcaddens Road,

Glasgow,

G4 0BA, Scotland

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees

£14,995.00 (14,22,303) per year

Additional charges applicable.

From

01 Oct, 22 Jun, 29 Sep

Venue

INTO Glasgow Caledonian University

Cowcaddens Road,

Glasgow,

G4 0BA, Scotland

Full Time (15 months)

Tuition fees

£15,995.00 (15,17,155) per year

Additional charges applicable.

From

21 Jun, 30 Mar, 22 Jun

Venue

INTO Glasgow Caledonian University

Cowcaddens Road,

Glasgow,

G4 0BA, Scotland

Entry requirement for international students

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 writing) or equivalent. Students intending to progress to Biomedical Sciences, Ophthalmic Dispensing, Optometry or Orthoptics: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent. 4 Terms: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent. 5 Terms: IELTS 4.0 or equivalent. Students intending to progress to Biomedical Sciences, Ophthalmic Dispensing, Optometry or Orthoptics: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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