University of Huddersfield International Study Centre
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The International Foundation Year in Art, Media & Architecture will prepare you for an undergraduate degree in a range of fields such as media, design journalism and fashion design.
You will study core modules, which are general skills subjects, and optional modules such as media campaigns tailored to your chosen area of study, all of which are important for your academic development.
If you are unable to arrive in the UK to begin your pathway programme in September, there is now the option to begin either your programme in November. If you start at the ISC in November, you will complete your pathway programme and progress to the University of Huddersfield (upon successfully achieving the progression requirements) at the same time as the September students. See full semester dates below.
This programme pathway is available in the following subject pathway:
Within this pathway, you will choose modules which both interest you and support your chosen progression degree.
Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills, enabling you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context.
In this module you will focus on basic topics and methods in Numerical Techniques, Algebra, Calculus, Statistics and Probability with a view to strengthening your background knowledge and improving your skills in handling and presenting data.
Personal, Learning and Critical Thinking Skills are essential skills for work and learning, and will prepare you to confidently enter university and later working life. The six groups of skills are:
This module is assessed by a project that focuses on your chosen degree subject and is an essential component of the International Foundation Year Programme.
Academic: Good high school graduation grades or equivalent
English language: Academic IELTS for UKVI 4.5 (minimum of 4.0 in writing), or equivalent*
Age on entry: 17+ (in the September or October of the academic year you begin your course at the International Study Centre)
Visit our entry requirements page for a complete list of country-specific requirements.
*If you do not need a Tier 4 visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.
Course length: 2 semesters
Entry points: September, November and January
Semester 1: 14/09/2020 - 22/01/2021
Semester 2: 01/02/2021 - 21/05/2021
Semester 1: 02/11/2020 - 05/02/2021
Semester 2: 08/02/2020 - 04/06/2021
Semester 1: 11/01/2021 - 07/05/2021
Semester 2: 10/05/2021 - 06/08/2021
To learn more about course costs visit our fees page.
This programme can lead to one of the undergraduate degrees listed below (subject to meeting the grades outlined). These degrees are subject to change.