Who is this programme designed for?
This programme is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at the University of Amsterdam. The UFP is set at level 3, which is equivalent to A-level standard in the UK.
How long will I study for?
This programme lasts one academic year (nine months). The year is divided into three terms of seven to nine teaching weeks and one reading week. You will undertake up to 26 hours of classroom-based study per week.
What will I study?
This programme includes English and three academic subject modules. English will be integrated into the teaching of academicsubjects, as well as being taught separately for those who need additional support to develop their English language ability.
There are two academic pathways to choose from and you will study the pathway most suited to your chosen progression degree. Academic skills relevant to the specific subject area will be taught to fully prepare you for university study. The pathways explained below:
Business Pathway Guide
PPLE Pathway Guide
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed at regular intervals throughout the programme to ensure you are making the progress required to successfully complete the programme. Full assessment of the programme will take place in the final term. Assessment methodologies are aligned to those that will be experienced in the university environment, and include project work, essays, presentations and unseen examination.
Course length: 3 terms
Minimum age: 17+
Hours per week: up to 26
||Annually (3 terms)
|18 September 2017 – 10 June 2018
|08 January 2018 – 17 August 2018
All programmes are subject to a €300 registration fee and a €2,200 refundable deposit.