International Foundation Programme Foundation Certificate

University of Derby

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UCAS CODE Q390
If you are an international student and do not have the qualifications and/ or English language level to start a degree, our International Foundation Programme will give you a recognised qualification so that you can move straight on to an undergraduate degree. This course will help you to develop the English and academic skills that you will need during your degree. You will study alongside other international students in a friendly and supportive environment. Our expert tutors will guide and ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
67th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
99th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
1 year

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,045 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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University of Derby
CompUniGuide ranking
99th
Student rating
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At the University of Derby, they believe anything is possible. With a broad range of courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level, that can help you get your career off to a great start. They know how important it is to have the best teaching, and are proud to be rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework; but they also offer so much more, with some of the best university facilities in the country, opportunities for industry experience and practical, hands-on learning to make your studies relevant to life after graduation. To help broaden your horizons, they offer a wide range of opportunities to study abroad, whatever your subject – a great way to experience a different culture, meet new people and add to your CV. Open days Derby hold Open Days throughout the year, giving you plenty of opportunity to come and explore.

Where you'll study

University of Derby

Kedleston Road Derby
DE22 1GB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Peartree  1.8 miles away

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