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Intensive International Foundation Programme (IIFP)

This intensive two term programme offers successful students progression* to Coventry University. You will study your Intensive Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the Coventry University campus.

This programme can offer progression* to Year 1 of a wide range of undergraduate degrees or the International Year One in Business & Management.

Who is this programme designed for?

The Intensive IFP is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at Coventry university.  All students who successfully complete the Intensive IFP are guaranteed placement on a suitable programme of undergraduate study at the host partner university. The duration of the Intensive IFP is six months. 

How long will I study for?

The Intensive IFP is divided into two terms (14 and 10 weeks respectively).  Students undertake between 3 and 10 hours per module of contact time per week.  English language delivery will necessarily vary according to the ability and needs of the student, and will be investigated on entry testing. The total contact hours may be up to 30 hours.

What will I study?

This programme includes English and three academic subject modules. English will be integrated into the teaching of academic subjects, as well as being taught separately. If you need additional English support to develop your English language, further support classes are available.

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 help you prepare for university study. 

The pathways and modules are:

Business (February and June start)
  • Economics and Finance
  • Business Behaviours
  • Skills for Business
Engineering and Physical Sciences (February and June start)(Lab based)
  • Physical Sciences
  • Skills for Science
Humanities and Social Sciences (February start)
  • Globalisation and Internationalisation
  • Human Interactions
  • Skills for Humanities and Social Science
Life Sciences (February start)
(Lab based)
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biology and Biochemistry
  • Skills for Science

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 examinations.

What support will I receive?

You will be supported by a personal tutor and subject pathway leaders who will regularly check your progress.

Programme details:

Course length: 2 terms
Minimum age: 17+
Hours per week: up to 30

Dates and Fees:

Dates Tuition fees (per term)                 Tuition fees (annually) Progressing to degree starting in

19 February 2018 - 17 August 2018

£6997.50 (standard)
£7,327.50 (lab based)

£13,995
£14,655

September 2018

18 June 2018 - 14 December 2018

£6,997.50 (standard)
£7,327.50 (lab based)

£13,995
£14,655

January 2019

November 2018 -  April 2019**

£13,995 (TBC)

May 2019

All programmes are subject to a £300 registration fee and a £2,200 refundable deposit.

       
 

**For Business pathway only.            
 

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