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University of Liverpool, UK

   Find out how the Foundation and Diploma courses are your guaranteed pathway to University of Liverpool!
For more information contact Mdm Lily Kong at prec@studyandmigrate.com
University of Liverpool, UK
Our Foundation Certificates provide excellent preparation for international students who are looking to study an undergraduate degree at the University of Liverpool. Depending on your chosen discipline at university, we offer two Foundation university pathway courses:
  • Foundation Certificate in Science and Engineering
  • Foundation Certificate in Business, Law and Social Sciences
These courses aim to help students reach GCE ‘A’ level equivalent standard.

Course Structure
Our Foundation Certificate courses have three elements:
  • Academic skills module
    You will develop key academic skills including research, writing, presentation and analysis.
  • Subject modules
    You will look at the basics of your chosen area of study. This will give you the core knowledge needed to progress to more specialised study on your chosen undergraduate degree course.
  • Student tutorials
    All international students will be assigned a Learning Support Tutor. Your tutor will work with you throughout the duration of your academic course at the college, and support you in achieving your study goals. You will have one-to-one meetings with your tutor every 2-4 weeks, and they will discuss your progress, and offer valuable advice that will prepare you for your undergraduate degree. He/she will be on hand to help you develop the study skills and knowledge needed to ensure that you receive the best possible academic preparation to progress to the University of Liverpool.
    All modules are taught with your progression to the University of Liverpool in mind.
    English Language tuition is also available for students who need extra help to meet the required English levels.
Guaranteed Progression to Year one of an Undergraduate degree
If you successfully complete the Foundation Certificate at the required level, your progression to a Year 1 of a related undergraduate degree at the University of Liverpool is guaranteed.



Foundation Certificate in Science and Engineering
The Foundation Certificate in Science and Engineering provides international students with the skills needed to progress on to degree courses related to both science and engineering subjects.

The Foundation Certificate in Science and Engineering teaches students a broad range of introductory science and engineering modules.

All Foundation Certificate courses at Liverpool International College have been specifically designed to meet the needs of international students. The main elements in the Foundation Certificate in Science and Engineering are:
  • Academic skills modules
    Develop key academic skills including research, essay writing, presentation and analysis skills
  • Subject modules
    In covering the basics of your chosen area of study in either international science or engineering, you will gain the comprehensive knowledge required for your progression to the University of Liverpool. Modules also include more specialised topics that focuses on the skills and knowledge you will need most in your chosen undergraduate degree course.
    English Language tuition is also provided for students who need it.
Upon successful completion of the Foundation Certificate at the required level, you will progress to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at the University of Liverpool.

Need an extra term of maths & science (bridging modules)?

Engineering students, maths students or science students on a two-term Foundation Certificate in Science and Engineering course, can choose to take maths and science bridging modules for an extra term. This is ideal for students who:
  • Have lower than average scores in Mathematics and Science, and need to strengthen their subject knowledge
  • Have been out of full time education for more than a few months and would benefit from reviewing core curriculum
  • Are concerned they may struggle to achieve good results in the shorter two-term course
  • Would like to solidify their basic mathematics or international Science studies before studying at a higher level
  • Wish to increase their chances of obtaining good results in their science or engineering studies
It is a 3 Term course where successful completion of Term 1 leads onto the traditional 2 Term Science and En



Foundation Certificate in Business, Law and Social Sciences
Successful completion of your Foundation Certificate guarantees progression to a wide selection of undergraduate degree courses at the University of Liverpool.

The main elements in the Foundation Certificate in Business, Law and Social Sciences are:
  • Academic skills modules
  • Subject modules
English Language tuition is also provided for students who need extra help with developing their English skills during their Foundation Certificate studies.

Academic skills modules
Students are able to learn key academic skills - how to undertake research, develop essay writing skills, give oral presentations, and learn analysis skills.

Subject modules
Depending on your chosen undergraduate degree, your subject modules will either develop your knowledge in business, the social sciences, or provide a comprehensive introduction to law.

The modules will cover all the basics of your chosen area of study so that you have the knowledge you need in your subject area. after learning the basics, you will then progress to more specialised modules that focuses on the topics and skills that you will need most in your chosen undergraduate degree course – whether you choose to pursue business, international social studies or to become law students of the university.

All modules are taught with your progression to the University of Liverpool in mind, and are designed to meet the needs of all international students.



Enhanced University Preparation (for our two term Foundation students)
The Enhanced University Preparation course is for students with an IELTS level of 5.5. who want to enhance their studies by adding an extra term to their two-term course.

You will receive an introduction to key topics, useful learning tools and UK culture in your first term, before continuing with the regular two-term Foundation course in the second and third terms. These extra study skills will support your success during the remainder of your Foundation course and when you are studying at the University of Liverpool.

Subject modules

Core Modules
Pathway Modules
Skills for Study 1, 2 and 3

Language for Study 2 and 3*

Introduction to Social Sciences

* Three-term students will also take Language for Study 1 and additional hours of study for Language for Study 2 and 3.
Business Pathway modules
Business and the Business Environment
Business Enterprise
Economics in an International Context
Statistics for the Social Sciences

Business with Mathematics Pathway modules
Applied Mathematics
Business and the Business Environment
Business Enterprise
Foundation Mathematics

Law and Social Sciences Pathway modules
Economics in an International Context
Introduction to Legal Principles and Systems
Statistics for the Social sciences
The Individual, State and Society


Tuition Fees: 10,150 UK pounds


Application
To apply, please complete this form online and we will follow-up with you as soon as possible.


Find out how the Foundation and Diploma courses are your guaranteed pathway to University of Liverpool! For more information contact Mdm Lily Kong at prec@studyandmigrate.com