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:
- Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Engineering and Informatics
- Faculty of Health Studies
- Faculty of Life Sciences
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 your lecturers are research active, and you will benefit from their expertise in a multitude of areas such as healthcare, medicines development, social sciences and business.
You will have access to The Effective Learning Service (ELS), a dedicated facility located at the Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences. The ELS supports our students to maximise their academic learning (e.g. assignments and examinations) as well as help overseas students adapt quickly to UK academic requirements. The ELS provides a huge range of services, including various workshops run during term time, 1-1 consultations and vast printed and online resources to cater for every possible development area.
Whilst at Bradford you will also have the chance to join over 100 societies from the breakdancing society to the debating society – there are many ways to get involved. You will have access to a wide range of facilities on campus and we are also a sustainable campus with herb gardens across campus and our own beehives. Students at Bradford have a #teambradford approach and you will be welcomed into this community both academically and socially.
You will be taught by lecturers who are expert researchers in the fields of:
- Cancer research
- Biomedical science
- Computer science
- Social sciences