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Foundation Certificate for Humanities (3.5 Terms)



What will I learn?

Foundation Certificate for Humanities

For entry to the 1st year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Essex. Your course length is determined mainly by your English language level (UKVI IELTS score or accepted equivalent).

All students take a set of common or similar modules to gain key skills for university. If your course is longer than 2 terms, you’ll take extra modules focusing on one or more of English language, academic skills and basic subject knowledge.

Overall, studying a pathway course with internship is an exciting opportunity to get a head start: you’ll practise and improve your English in an online professional setting, and boost your CV and future career prospects, all before you progress to your degree.

Which department am I in?

University of Essex International College

Study options

Full Time (10.5 months)

Tuition fees
£22,945.00 (US$ 28,448) per year
The fees would be £23,715 for April 2024, July 2024 intakes.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

April 2024, July 2024


University of Essex International College

Constable Building, University of Essex,

Wivenhoe Park,


CO4 3SQ, England


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