International Foundation in Humanities, Creative Arts and Media


The International Foundation in Humanities, Creative Arts and Media will prepare you for your chosen undergraduate degree.

Key information

  • You're guaranteed entry to your chosen degree when you pass your course at the International College at the required level, with good attendance.
  • You’ll study on campus and have access to university facilities.
  • You’ll benefit from expert teaching and support services.
  • College staff are experienced with international students, and are ready to support you in any way you need. They'll help you settle into your new home, and make sure you're equipped with the skills you need to succeed in your studies.
  • During your pathway course, you'll be able to stay in University accommodation conveniently located close to the College and the campus, as well as the city centre. You'll have easy access to your classes and all the attractions of the city.
  • York is a brilliant mix of old and new. A historic city with many cultural attractions, like York Minster and St Mary's Abbey, it also has all the modern amenities you need, like high street and independent shops, cafes, restaurants and a thriving nightlife.

Entry requirements

Age requirement
Academic requirements
High school diploma; Minimum 3.0 GPA (out of 5.0).
English language entry requirements
2 Terms: IELTS 5.5

Dates & Fees

September 2023 start
(2 Terms)
Mon 18 September 2023 - Fri 10 May 2024


Compulsory Modules
21st Century Media
Language and Study Skills 2
State and Society


 =  Placement option available
 =  Study abroad option available
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

BA (Hons) Applied Social Science

BA (Hons) Archaeology

BA (Hons) Archaeology and Heritage

BA (Hons) Business of the Creative Industries

BA (Hons) Criminology

BA (Hons) Curating and Art History

BA (Hons) Curating and Art History (with a year abroad)

BA (Hons) English Language and Linguistics

BA (Hons) French and Linguistics (with a year abroad)

BA (Hons) French and Philosophy

BA (Hons) German and Linguistics (with a year abroad)

BA (Hons) German and Philosophy

BA (Hons) Global Development

BA (Hons) Historical Archaeology

BA (Hons) History

BA (Hons) History and French (with a year abroad)

BA (Hons) History of Art

BA (Hons) History of Art (with a year abroad)

BA (Hons) History/History of Art

BA (Hons) History/Philosophy

BA (Hons) History/Politics

BA (Hons) Human Geography and Environment

BA (Hons) Italian and Linguistics (with a year abroad)

BA (Hons) Linguistics

BA (Hons) Linguistics with French

BA (Hons) Linguistics with German

BA (Hons) Linguistics with Italian

BA (Hons) Linguistics with Spanish

BA (Hons) Music

BA (Hons) Music and Sound Recording

BA (Hons) Philosophy

BA (Hons) Philosophy and Linguistics

BA (Hons) Philosophy and Politics

BA (Hons) Politics

BA (Hons) Politics with International Relations

BA (Hons) Social Policy

BA (Hons) Social Policy, Crime and Criminal Justice

BA (Hons) Social and Political Sciences

BA (Hons) Sociology

BA (Hons) Sociology with Criminology

BA (Hons) Sociology with Social Psychology

BA (Hons) Sociology/Education

BA (Hons) Spanish and Linguistics (with a year abroad)

BA (Hons) Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance

BSc (Hons) Archaeology

BSc (Hons) Film and Television Production

BSc (Hons) Interactive Media