International Foundation in Humanities, Law and Social Science

Introduction

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in Humanities, Law and Social Science-related subjects at the University of Exeter.

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 and is then able to travel to the UK, they’ll be able to transfer to an on-campus program in January or March/April 2022. 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

  • Learn through discipline-specific teaching, including research projects, essays, case studies, presentations and seminars.
  • Film students will analyse film techniques and the film industry, and visit the University’s film museum.
  • Law students will take part in mini-trials, allowing them to present cases like professional lawyers.
  • Politics and International Relations students will analyse causes and resolutions of different world conflicts.

Fast facts

Class duration

  • English classes per week: 8-10 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours
  • Tutorial classes per week: 1-2 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 17

Award

International Foundation Certificate (RQF Level 3) from the University of Exeter.

Teaching

Teaching methods

  • Lectures.
  • Seminars.
  • Workshops.
  • Group projects and presentations.
  • Practical exercises.

Why University of Exeter?

  • Flexible programmes with a wide choice of modules, such as BA (Hons) Politics which has 25+ module options in Years 2 and 3.
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society. 85% of psychology research is world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
  • Access specialist research labs and clinical psychology suites, such as the Mood Disorders Centre and equipment for measuring eye movement and brain activity.
  • Students studying law can participate in pro bono activities to practice the application of law.
Start Dates January
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Dates & fees

January 2022 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 10 January 2022 - Fri 8 April 2022
Mon 25 April 2022 - Fri 17 June 2022
Mon 27 June 2022 - Fri 26 August 2022

£21,095


Modules

A total of 120 credits must be earnt to successfully complete the pathway programme.

Term 1 modules

Credit value

Academic English for Humanities and Social Sciences

30 Credits

Introduction to Social Science

20 Credits

Liberal Arts with Research Project

30 Credits

Term 1 specialist modules

Credit value

Introduction to English Law

20 Credits

Introduction to Film and Literary Studies

20 Credits

Introduction to World Politics and International Relations

20 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Ancient History and Archaeology-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Ancient History-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Anthropology-BA (Hons)

A

63%

65%


Arabic and Islamic Studies-MArabic (Hons)

P

67%

65%


Arabic and Politics-BA (Hons)

63%

65%


Archaeology and Anthropology-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Archaeology with Forensic Science-BSc (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Archaeology-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Art History & Visual Culture and Classical Studies-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Art History & Visual Culture and Drama-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Art History & Visual Culture and English-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%

67% in Film and Literary Studies


Art History & Visual Culture and Film & Television Studies-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%

63% in Film and Literary Studies


Art History & Visual Culture and History-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%


Art History & Visual Culture-BA (Hons)

P

63%

65%


Business and Laws-BBL (Hons)

P

63%

65%


Classical Studies and English-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%

67% in Film and Literary Studies


Classical Studies and Philosophy-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Classical Studies and Theology-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Classical Studies-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Communications-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Criminology-BSc (Hons)

A

67%

65%


Drama and Film & Televison Studies-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


Drama-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


English (Exeter)-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%

67% in Film and Literary Studies


English and Communications-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%

67% in Film and Literary Studies


English and Creative Writing-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%

67% in Film and Literary Studies


English and Drama-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%

67% in Film and Literary Studies


English and Film & Television Studies-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%

67% in Film and Literary Studies


English and History-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%

63% in Film and Literary Studies


Film & Television Studies and Communications-BA (Hons)

P

63%

65%

63% in Film and Literary Studies


Film & Television Studies-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%

63% in Film and Literary Studies


Geography-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%


Geography-BA/BSc (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%


Global Politics-BA (Hons)

A

63%

65%


History (Exeter)-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%


History (Penryn)-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


History and Ancient History-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%


History and Archaeology-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


History and International Relations (Penryn)-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


History and Politics-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%


International Relations-BA (Hons)

A

67%

65%


Law With Business-LLB (Hons)

P

63%

65%


Law-LLB (Hons)

71%

65%


Liberal Arts-BA (Hons)

P
A

67%

65%


Middle East Studies-BA (Hons)

63%

65%


Philosophy and History-BA (Hons)

A

67%

65%


Philosophy and Politics-BA (Hons)

A

67%

65%


Philosophy and Sociology-BA (Hons)

A

63%

65%


Philosophy and Theology-BA (Hons)

A

63%

65%


Philosophy-BA (Hons)

A

67%

65%


Politics and Geography-BA (Hons)

A

63%

65%


Politics and International Relations-BA (Hons)

A

63%

65%


Politics and International Relations-BSc (Hons)

A

67%

65%


Politics and Management-BA (Hons)

A

63%

65%


Politics and Sociology-BA (Hons)

A

67%

65%


Politics, Philosophy and Economics-BA (Hons)

A

67%

65%


Politics-BA (Hons)

A

67%

65%


Sociology and Anthropology-BA (Hons)

A

63%

65%


Sociology and Criminology-BA (Hons)

A

63%

65%


Sociology-BA (Hons)

A

63%

65%


Sociology-BSc (Hons)

A

63%

65%


Theology and Religion-BA (Hons)

P
A

63%

65%