What will I learn?

What is the International Foundation Year?

The International Foundation Year is for international students who want a well-rounded, supportive introduction to an undergraduate degree at Kingston University, London. Taught in three interesting subject pathways, this programme will help you transition into university lifestyle and ensure your success while studying abroad.

Why study the International Foundation Year?

This programme is designed to prepare you to enter the first year of your undergraduate degree. By studying the International Foundation Year, you will benefit from:

  • a base of knowledge in your course subject area
  • the level of English language required for your undergraduate studies
  • bettered academic study skills
  • a focused approach to teaching
  • smaller-sized classes with lessons catered to you
  • a useful introduction to campus life.

Once you have successfully completed the programme, and achieved the required grades, you will be well-equipped to start your chosen undergraduate degree at Kingston University, London.

Study engineering and maths in the UK

Studying our Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics programme will prepare you for a degree across a range of exciting areas, including biochemistry, civil and infrastructure engineering and mathematics. By the time you finish the programme, you will have had the necessary specialist English language, study skills and subject specific tuition to prepare you for an undergraduate degree.

Many of the progression degrees include work placements and the opportunity to study abroad, for the same fee as a traditional degree. Combining academic study with professional experience will give you the skills and confidence you need to succeed in your chosen career.

Modules

During your International Foundation Year, you will study the following four modules:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Physics

Progression degree

Once you have successfully completed your International Foundation Year and achieved the required progression grades, you will progress to one of the degrees programmes below.

  • Aerospace Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Architecture BA (Hons)
  • Aviation Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Biochemistry BSc (Hons)
  • Biological Sciences BSc (Hons)
  • Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)
  • Building Surveying BSc (Hons)
  • Chemistry BSc (Hons)
  • Civil & Infrastructure Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Computer Games Programming BSc (Hons)
  • Computer Science BSc (Hons)
  • Cyber Security & Computer Forensics BSc (Hons)

Which department am I in?

Kingston University International Study Centre

Study options

Full Time (9 months)

Tuition fees
Students need to pay £14,300 for 3 Term (9 months)
Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

Kingston University International Study Centre

Stable Block,

Kingston Hill Campus,

Kingston Upon Thames,

KT2 7LB, England

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
Students need to pay £14,300 for 4 Term (12 months)
Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

Kingston University International Study Centre

Stable Block,

Kingston Hill Campus,

Kingston Upon Thames,

KT2 7LB, England

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