Learning and assessment
You will learn via:
- Seminars and group tutorials
- Practical and simulation classes
- Online learning activities and directed study tasks
- Collaborative learning
- Enquiry-based learning
- Reflection on learning experiences collected via an e-portfolio
A range of assessments will be used, including essays, examinations, and presentations, allowing you to demonstrate your written, practical and oral skills.
The grades you need to achieve during the Certificate of International Foundation Studies will depend on your intended follow-on degree. A full list of available routes and progression requirements for the programme is available below:
This programme has been designed with input from our existing international students, and by academics who teach on the programmes you can progress to. Having access to such a diverse range of programmes to progress to gives you options and allows you to focus your degree on your chosen area.
A small dedicated programme team will provide guidance about making the right choice for your further study, as well as help you settle in the UK. This team will be with you every step of the way, and you can rely on them for academic and pastoral support.
Many of our lecturers are research active, and you will benefit from their expertise in a multitude of areas such as healthcare and medicines development.