International Foundation in Psychology

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in Psychology at The University of Manchester. __On campus and online study options__ This program is available to study either on campus or online – giving students the flexibility to choose what’s best for them. If your student starts online, they’ll have the opportunity to transfer to an on-campus program the following term. They’ll need to meet any visa requirements and demonstrate good attendance and performance during their studies online. If your student applies for an Online Extended program, they’ll be offered an Online Academic English plus online or on-campus academic pathway study plan.

Key information

  • Visit the University faculty to meet with academic staff and gain an insight into the degree programme.
  • Improve exam-taking techniques through weekly assessments.
  • Gain practical experience through laboratory work in the University’s fully equipped science labs.
  • Investigate the study of sleep, nonverbal behaviour, eye movements and decision-making through lab work.
  • Practise academic writing skills, particularly relating to laboratory reports.

Entry requirements

Age requirement
16
Academic requirements
Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
English language entry requirements
3 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Dates & Fees


September 2022 start
(3 Terms)
Mon 12 September 2022 - Fri 30 June 2023
£21,425

January 2023 start
(3 Terms)
Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 25 August 2023
£21,425

Modules

Compulsory Modules
Critical Thinking
English for Academic Purposes and Study Skills
Information Communication Technologies (ICT)
Specialist Modules
Biology
Business Management
Chemistry
Economics
Further Mathematics
Mathematics
Physics
Politics

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available
Degree
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Cognitive Neuroscience & Psychology with Industrial/Professional Experience-BSc (Hons)
AAB with grades AA in two sciences (preferably Biology and Chemistry), grade B in a 3rd subject
B

Psychology-BSc (Hons)
P
A
AAB
B
Grades AAB (including one science subject)

Entry requirements

Age requirement
16
Academic requirements
Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
English language entry requirements
3 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Dates & Fees


September 2023 start
(3 Terms)
Mon 11 September 2023 - Fri 5 July 2024

January 2024 start
(3 Terms)
Mon 8 January 2024 - Fri 30 August 2024

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available
Degree
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Cognitive Neuroscience & Psychology with Industrial/Professional Experience-BSc (Hons)
AAB with grades AA in two sciences (preferably Biology and Chemistry), grade B in a 3rd subject
B

Psychology-BSc (Hons)
P
A
AAB
B
Grades AAB (including one science subject)