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Undergraduate Foundation Programme (UFP)

At ONCAMPUS Amsterdam you will prepare to progress to your chosen undergraduate degree at the University of Amsterdam. You will study this one-year (3 term) programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the University of Amsterdam campus. There is guaranteed progression on successful completion of your Undergraduate Foundation programme to a number of degrees. You will have the opportunity to apply to other, non-guaranteed, progression degrees as part of the university selection process.

Economics and Business pathway
Guaranteed progression degrees

English required:
IELTS equivalent: 6.5
(with no single element lower than 6.0)

Pass mark for progression
(in academic modules): 60%
(with no module below 40%)
BSc Actuarial Science (1,2) BSc Econometrics (1,2)
BSc Business Analytics (1,2) BSc Economics and Business Economics (1)

1. at least 60% in Maths Module 2.
2. an additional Maths entrance test may be required.

Economics and Business pathway
Non-guaranteed progression degrees

English required:
IELTS equivalent: 6.5
(with no single element lower than 6.0)

Pass mark for progression
(in academic modules): 60%
(with no module below 40%)
BSc Business Administration (3)  

3. Due to a restricted number of places on this programme, applicants are subject to a selection procedure, consisting of a selection test.


Social Sciences pathway
Guaranteed progression degrees
English required:
IELTS equivalent: 6.5
(with no single element lower than 6.0)
Pass mark for progression
(in academic modules): 60%
(with no module below 40%)
BSc Economics and Business Economics (4) BSc Business Analytics (4,5)

4. at least 60% in Maths Module 2.
5. an additional Maths entrance test may be required.

 

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 academic subjects, 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.

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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.

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