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Sheffield, University of, International Foundation Program, International Foundation Year

 United Kingdom


Study mode Start date Duration Fee international Fee study period Year of study
Full-time Jan, Apr, Sep terms: 2 - 3 £15890 Whole course 2019 - 2020

An intensive two or three-term programme designed specifically to provide you with a path to undergraduate degree study at the University.

The international foundation year includes academic subjects, study skills and English language preparation. It has been developed for international students and designed specifically to provide you with the skills and knowledge to succeed on your degree.

Your offer of entry will contain the level you need to achieve on your foundation year. Once you complete the programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree at the University.

Study structure

You can choose one of two foundation routes:

- Business, Law and Social Sciences: This will prepare you for an undergraduate degree in Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences, including those taught at the Management School and the School of Law and a small number of degrees in other faculties.

- Science and Engineering: This will prepare you for an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Engineering or Faculty of Science and a small number of degrees in other faculties.

Course length

Three terms: September to June or January to August

Two terms: April to August


Business, Social Sciences and Humanities

  • 2 terms £15,890
  • 3 terms £17,500

Science and Engineering

  • 2 terms £16,890
  • 3 terms £18,150

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