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OverviewThe International Foundation Programme in Applied Science is ideal if you are looking to study a Science-related undergraduate degree.This programme has been designed specifically to support international students who wish to study an undergraduate degree at Northumbria University. You will study on the Applied Science pathway to prepare you for your undergraduate degree in a range of science degrees at Northumbria University.You will study a combination of Science modules alongside an
The International Foundation Programme in Applied Science is ideal if you are looking to study a Science-related undergraduate degree.
This programme has been designed specifically to support international students who wish to study an undergraduate degree at Northumbria University. You will study on the Applied Science pathway to prepare you for your undergraduate degree in a range of science degrees at Northumbria University.
You will study a combination of Science modules alongside an English module and an Academic Practice module. The combination of modules will enable you to develop key skills and understanding in language, study skills, critical thinking and a good understanding of knowledge relevant to Science.
Learn the skills you need to succeed in your undergraduate science degree
Develop your awareness of academic culture in the UK as you integrate into student life within a UK university
Upon successfully completing your International Foundation Programme you will be guaranteed a place on a science-based undergraduate degree at Northumbria University
Progress onto courses in Biology, Chemistry, Forensic Science, Nutrition and Sport Science
What will I study?
The International Foundation Programme supports your integration to UK study by providing you with an opportunity to explore the style and strengths of the British approach to teaching and learning. For example, you will learn to how to engage critically with a range of academic texts to enrich your understanding of the subject area along with its application to professional practice and behaviour.
Which courses can I go on to study?
Upon successful completion and subject to specific entry requirements, you can go on to study a range of Science undergraduate degrees at Northumbria University. To progress and be eligible for entry on to our undergraduate degree programmes you must achieve at least 40% in your International Foundation Programme.