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Bedfordshire International and EU Foundation Year
Bedfordshire International and EU Foundation Year

Bedfordshire International and EU Foundation Year

  • ID:UB440124
  • Level:Foudation/ Pre-course
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,350.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£12,350.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

One of the following:

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • GCSE or O Level English language grade C or above validated in the UK  
  • IGCSE English as a First Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading Grade E, Writing Grade E, Speaking and Listening: Speaking Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500), Listening Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500)
  • IGCSE English as a Second Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading and Writing: Reading Grade D, Writing Grade D, Oral (Speaking) Grade C (0511) or 2 (0510), Listening Grade A 
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Standard Grade English, minimum grade C
  • Scottish Certificate of Education Higher Grade English, minimum grade D
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Ordinary Level English, minimum grade C
  • Irish Leaving Certificate – Higher Level English, minimum grade D
  • West African Examinations Council School Certificate (WAEC SSCE): Minimum Grade C/6
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59

Course Information

The International Incorporated Bachelor’s (IIB) offers a four-year degree option at the University of Bedfordshire in a range of popular subjects.

International Year Zero (IYZ) is the first stage of a four-year IIB degree. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University of Bedfordshire undergraduate degree course.

The duration of the course is three 10-week terms of teaching plus two days of final assessments. Each unit is studied in a single term or across two terms. To pass the course you need to pass all of the above units. To pass the course you must submit all assignments but you only need to gain 100 credits (120 credits possible in total).  Delivery is in small classes with an emphasis on participation in a lively learning environment.

Tutors support your progress through detailed feedback on exercises you complete during each unit.  You can expect to study for 20 hours a week in class and a similar number of hours working independently outside class time. The tutors delivering this course are highly qualified, experienced and sympathetic to the needs of international students.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Having undertaken a year of foundation level study, your English Language and academic skills will enable you to begin degree level study at the University of Bedfordshire feeling confident and eager for the challenges you will face. You will also feel 'at home' within the culture of higher education in the UK. 

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance Single: 300 GBP/year

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